Foundamental Management GmbH
Represented by its directors
Patric Hellermann, Shubhankar Bhattacharya
Budapester Str. 5
Registration No.: HRB 220138 B
VAT No.: DE344168764
The data protection officer can be reached at:
Foundamental Management GmbH
Data Protection Officer
Budapester Str. 5
If you would like to get in touch with us, you can send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on your request, we collect the following information:
The processing of personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the response of your request pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. f, GDPR. Moreover, if you would like to send us a request for funding, we need the following data:
The above-mentioned data is collected in order to:
If you would like to send us a request for funding, your data is processed in response to your request and processing is required pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. b, GDPR for the above-listed purposes to ensure adequate service and for the mutual fulfillment of obligations arising from a possible contract. If you do not provide these data, we cannot decide about your request.
We will also process your data if and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, such as duties arising from legislation on tracing profits from serious criminal offenses (German Anti-Money Laundering Act). The legal basis for this processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. c, GDPR.
If, in the course of a contractual relationship, it should become necessary to defend ourselves against liability claims, or if we need to follow up with one of our clients with regard to any outstanding invoices, the associated necessary processing of personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the adequate defense of our legal position pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. f, GDPR.
The personal data we collect in the context of contractual relationships will be stored for as long as we need it for the purposes for which it was collected and will then be deleted, unless we are obligated to comply with longer storage requirements due to retention and documentation duties based on tax and trade law (from the German Commercial Code (HGB), German Value Added Tax Code (UStG) or German Revenue Code (AO)) pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. c, GDPR, if further processing is required due to ongoing legal disputes, or if you have consented to further storage pursuant to Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. a, GDPR.
If we process your data based on your consent, we will inform you in advance of the scope of this consent. You can revoke such consent at any time with future effect, whereby the withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
When you access our website, the browser deployed on your terminal device will automatically send information to our website server. This information is temporarily saved in a so-called log file. In this process, the following information will be collected without any action on your part and stored until its automated deletion
The above-listed data will be processed by us for the following purposes:
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1), sentence 1, lit. f, GDPR. Our legitimate interest is derived from the above-listed purposes for data collection. We generally do not use collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. However, we reserve the right to do so if required to investigate improper page access.
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Based on the consent of website visitors, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
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In view of the discussion about the use of analysis tools with complete IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics only after the previously granted consent and with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” and therefore IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form in order to exclude a direct personal reference. Especially for browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent the anonymized collection by Google Analytics on this website for your browser by means of a so-called “opt-out cookie” in the future.
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Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties except for the purposes listed below.
We have concluded adequate data processing agreements with all parties mentioned above and we ensure that the necessary guarantees are respected in order to ensure an adequate level of data protection where services providers or servers of services providers are located outside the EU/the EEA.
You have the following rights:
Insofar nothing else is explicitly stated above we process and store personal data only for the period, which is required to meet the purpose of processing, or as long and to the extent as statutory laws require us to process and/or store such data.
If the purpose of processing does not apply anymore or the applicable statutory retention requirement expires, we will as a matter of routine erase data or restrict the processing of data in accordance with the applicable statutory laws.
Sustainability-related disclosures pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (“SFDR”)
Date of update: [•] (explanation of amendments: linguistic adjustments and adjustments to reflect the evolving market practice as well as recent guidance from European institutions)
I. Sustainability risks
Sustainability risks are environmental, social or governance events or conditions, the occurrence of which could have an actual or potential material adverse effect on the value of an investment of Foundamental Management GmbH (the “Manager”, LEI: 391200OL7MR0CLUFJO87) considers sustainability risks as part of the due diligence process prior to any investment. This also includes an assessment of sustainability risks. Such assessment is being conducted through an informal process as appropriate in light of the circumstances of the individual case. The results of such assessment are taken into account on a non-binding basis prior to taking any investment decision, provided that the principle of proportionality shall at all times be respected in dealing with sustainability risks taking due account of the strategic relevance of an investment as well as its transactional context.
II. No consideration of adverse impacts of investment decisions on sustainability factors
Sustainability factors are environmental, social and employee concerns, respect for human rights and the fight against corruption and bribery. The Manager does not consider adverse impacts of investment decisions on sustainability factors. Also, no sustainability indicators as listed in Annex I of the Regulatory Technical Standards (C(2022) 1931 final, “RTS”) are currently being used.
The Manager pursues an active investment strategy with a focus on assets in the construction sector. The burden associated with considering adverse impacts on sustainability factors (particularly if sustainability indicators are used) would be disproportionate in light of the rather limited relevance we expect such impacts to have in the context of the Manager’s investment strategy. Moreover, given that the SFDR, the Regulation (EU) 2020/852 (“Taxonomy”) and the accompanying RTS are still quite new legislative acts, there is very little or no practical experience or practice with regard to applying their respective provisions. Therefore, substantial legal uncertainties would remain when applying those provisions to the strategies pursued by the Manager. What is more, the Manager’s funds will only hold minority interests in their portfolio companies. Such minority interests are, however, generally not sufficient to encourage the funds’ portfolio companies to collect and provide the relevant data. If and to the extent that these uncertainties will be resolved and a practicable market and administrative practice will evolve in this regard, the Manager will re-evaluate following them in due course.
III. Remuneration disclosures
As a registered alternative investment fund manager within the meaning of section 2 (4) of the German Investment Code (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch, “KAGB”), the Manager does not have and does not need to have a remuneration guideline or policy in accordance with the requirements of the KAGB. Sustainability risks are not considered with respect to the determination of the remuneration.