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Professional Investors

Professional investors, as defined by KAGB, can include entities such as:

Credit institutions:

These include banks and similar financial institutions.

Financial services institutions:

This category includes various types of companies that provide financial services, such as investment firms, insurance companies, and pension funds.

Large corporations:

These are companies that meet two of the following three criteria: (a) a balance sheet total of at least 20 million euros, (b) net turnover of at least 40 million euros, or (c) own funds of at least 2 million euros.

National and regional governments, public bodies that manage public debt, central banks, international and supranational institutions such as the World Bank, the IMF, the ECB, the EIB and other similar international organisations.

Other institutional investors whose main activity is to invest in financial instruments, including entities dedicated to the securitisation of assets or other financing transactions.

Professional investors under the KAGB are investors who are assumed to have sufficient knowledge and experience in financial matters to make informed investment decisions and properly evaluate the associated risks. The regulations set forth in the KAGB aim to ensure that these entities adhere to certain standards to ensure the integrity and stability of the financial markets.

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