EUROFIMA’s investment approach places a strong emphasis on internal and external liquidity requirements and capital preservation, consistent with the organisation’s risk appetite. All investments are aligned to EUROFIMA’s commitment to sustainability. All operations take into account relevant laws, regulatory requirements and accounting standards. The investments managed by the Treasury & Asset Management unit are allocated into four dedicated portfolios, which are defined based on the purpose and the source of funds.
Equity Funded Portfolio
The source of funds in the Equity Funded Portfolio is the organisation’s paid-in shareholder capital, reserves and retained profits. The investment strategy pursues a favourable long-term total return through fixed income investments, while giving particular consideration to capital preservation.
Funded Liquidity Portfolio
The Funded Liquidity Portfolio is funded in the money and capital markets. The investment strategy is to ensure EUROFIMA’s liquidity at any given time and to fulfil requirements set by external credit rating agencies or internally.
The Margining Portfolio is comprised of cash received or placed as collateral against the market values of all derivative instruments under Credit Support Annex (CSA) agreements. The investment or funding strategy aims to efficiently manage this collateral.
The funds in the Warehousing Portfolio are raised in the money and capital markets. The investment strategy for this portfolio, which acts as a temporary storage of funds to facilitate Equipment Financing Contracts (EFC), is dependent on the disbursement to railways.