AS "Aquarium Investments" IPS

Registration number
Legal address
Elizabetes Street 3 – 1, Riga, LV-1010
Country of origin
Supervisory authority

Market segments

Market segment
Alternative investment fund managers
Other market segments

Licenses / Types of activities

Alternative investment fund managers
Licensed managers
Permitted  core activities
Management of the investments made into the fund
Risk management
Permitted non-core services of alternative investment funds
Administrative management of the fund which comprises the following activities
Management of the legal matters and accounting of the fund
Provision of information on the request of the fund investors
Determination of the value of the fund and of the investment unit (share) price
Monitoring of the compliance with the regulatory requirements applicable to the operation of the fund
Distribution of the profits of the fund
Issuing and redemption of investment units (shares)
Settlement of contractual payments
Maintaining of the accounting records in respect of the transactions related to the assets of the fund
Maintaining the register of the investment unit (share) holders of the fund
Marketing of investment units (shares)
The necessary activities related to the management of the assets of the fund, which comprise the management of infrastructure and immovable property, advice on the capital structure, industry strategy and similar matters provided to companies, advice and services in respect of mergers and acquisitions as well as other activities related to the management of those funds, companies and other assets into which the manager has made investments.

Substantial Participation

Name / First name, Last name
Pāvels Melameds
Volume of participation
between 33% and 50%

Name / First name, Last name
Michael J Bourke
Volume of participation
between 20% and 33%

Name / First name, Last name
Jeļena Popova
Volume of participation
between 10% and 20%

Name / First name, Last name
Romans Popovs
Volume of participation
between 10% and 20%

Type of infringement
Violations of the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism and Proliferation Financing and the FCMCs regulatory requirements: deficiencies in the internal control system, insufficient customer due diligence and monitoring of transactions
In force
Sanctions applied
A fine of 13 715,74 euro
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