Lion Capital, the new corporate name since March 24, 2023 of Societatea de Investiții Financiare (SIF) Banat-Crișana S.A. is established since November 1996 as a joint stock company in accordance with the provisions of Law no. 31/1990 on trading companies, being a Romanian legal entity, with the duration of company’s operation of 99 years.
Lion Capital is established as a self-managed investment company and is authorized by the Financial Supervision Authority (ASF) as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM), in accordance with Law no. 74/2015 with Authorization number 78/09.03.2018, registered in the ASF Public Register with number AFIAA PJR07.1AFIAA / 020007 of 09.03.2018.
In accordance with the provisions of Law no. 243/2019 on alternative investment funds, Lion Capital qualifies as a closed-ended, diversified Alternative Investment Fund, addressed to retail investors (AIFRI), self-managed, and was authorized by the Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) as Alternative Investment Fund addressed to Retail Investors (AIFRI) in July 2021, registered in ASF FIAIR Register under number PJR09FIAIR / 020004 / 01.07.2021.
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is 254900GAQ2XT8DPA7274.
The subscribed and paid up share capital is of RON 50,751,005.60 divided into 507,510,056 shares at a nominal value of 0.10 RON per share. The Company has been listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange since 1999, its shares being traded initially under ticker SIF1, and starting May 15, 2023 having the symbol LION, Premium tier.
The records of Company’s shares and shareholders is kept by S.C. Depozitarul Central S.A. Bucharest.
The assets depository services are ensured by Banca Comercială Română.
The financial statements and the statements regarding the Company’s operations are audited by Deloitte Audit SRL.
The main activity of Lion Capital, according to NACE (National Classification of Economic Activities) is financial intermediation, except for insurance and pension funds activities (NACE code 64).
The main object of activity is other financial intermediation (NACE code 6499), as follows:
• portfolio management;
• risk management;
• other activities carried out within the collective management of an investment fund, allowed by the legislation in force.
Lion Capital has one branch, located in Bucharest, Romania, an entity with no legal personality, having the same activity field as the parent-company.