New AML/CTF Customer Identification Requirements

New AML/CTF Customer Identification Requirements

By applying for Shares in Vantage Private Equity Growth Limited (VPEG) new applicants will need to warrant that:

• they comply and will continue to comply with all applicable anti-money laundering (AML) and counterterrorism financing (CTF) laws and regulations, including but not limited to the law and regulations of Australia in force from time to time (AML/CTF Law)

• they are not aware and have no reason to suspect that:

– the moneys used to fund their investment in VPEG have been or will be derived from or related to any money laundering, terrorism financing or similar activities that would be illegal under applicable laws or regulations or otherwise prohibited under any international convention or agreement (‘illegal activity’), or

– the proceeds of their investment in VPEG will be used to finance any illegal activities

• they, their agent or their nominated representative will provide VPEG with all additional information and assistance that it may request in order for it to comply with any AML/CTF Law, and

• they will notify VPEG if they are or become:

– a ‘politically exposed’ person or organisation for the purposes of any AML/CTF Law, or

– commonly known by a name other than the name provided in the form they complete at the time of applying for an investment in VPEG.

By applying for Shares in Vantage Private Equity Growth Limited, applicants also acknowledge that VPEG may:

• decide to delay or refuse any request or transaction, including by suspending the issue or sale of shares in VPEG, if VPEG is concerned that the request or transaction may breach any obligation of, or cause VPEG to commit or participate in an offence under any AML/CTF Law, and VPEG nor any of its officers, investment managers or advisors will incur any liability to any applicant if VPEG does so

• take other action it reasonably believes is necessary to comply with AML/CTF Law, including disclosing any information that it holds about an applicant to any of its related bodies corporate or service providers whether in Australia or outside Australia, or to any relevant Australian or foreign AML or CTF regulator, and

• collect additional information about any applicant from time to time, from the applicant or from third parties, for the purposes of satisfying VPEG’s AML/CTF Law obligations, and that VPEG may use and disclose any such information as described in the privacy statement on this website.

Identification Information and Documents

To comply with VPEG’s obligations under anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing legislation, VPEG must collect certain information about each investor, supported by relevant identification documents.

Examples of identification documents include passports and driver’s licences for individuals, and evidence of registration for entities such as companies. The documents that applicants will need to provide are listed in the application form that needs to be completed at the time of applying for Shares in VPEG. A copy of the VPEG application form compliant with the new AML/CTF legislation can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

Download a copy of the VPEG AML Customer ID Form »