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February 27th, 2019

ATM Notice – final

December 21st, 2018

NAF Liquidation FAQ’s

The Unit Trust Corporation wishes to advise shareholders in the North American Fund, formerly known as the Chaconia Income and Growth Fund that the fund has been liquidated effective December 20th, 2018. Following are some FAQ’s

What is the process for redemption of my funds?
From December 21st redemptions for the balance in each customer’s account, less any applicable taxes, will be processed by US Bancorp and remitted to all customers at their address given on record.  Read More

November 23rd, 2018

UTC launches ETF Fund


UTC hosts financial workshops on improving financial literacy

November 2018:
The Unit Trust Corporation hosted a series of financial workshops across Trinidad and Tobago over the course of this year, designed to sensitize people to the nuts and bolts of financial literacy and arming them with the tools for making better financial decisions.

Theone-day-free workshops were conducted by a cadre of UTC team members, namely in Sangre Grande and Carnage as well as Bon Accord and Bethel, Tobago, where participants welcomed the opportunity to see how saving and investing can make a difference to their lives.

UTC’s Investment Centre Manager, Janice Jackman stressed the importance of having specific long and short-term goals, which should be measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound. These are ingredients necessary to making any goal a reality. “Goals without a plan are just a dream. To achieve financial freedom, you must have a plan and work towards it,” she told a workshop in Carenage. Read More

September 27th, 2018

Notice of Change in Business Hours


Dear unitholder,

We wish to advise that effective August 30th, 2018 our bankers, will no longer be accepting US$ third party cheques (i.e. cheques made payable to an individual or an institution other than UTC), due to foreign regulations imposed on non-banking financial institutions using the international cheque clearing system. Consequently, the UTC is required to comply with these foreign regulations.

Considering the above, unitholders depositing cheques to their US Income Fund (USIF) and North American Fund (NAF) accounts are now required have all US Cheques made payable to the “Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation.”

Alternatively, unitholders can utilize electronic wire transfer services where their funds will be accessible immediately and will not carry a holding period. Unitholders with queries on this matter can call their Investment Centre or the UTC’s Contact Center at 624-8648.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this change may cause.

Thank you for your loyalty and we look forward to our continuing relationship with you.

Karrian Hepburn

UTC’s Chief Customer Relationship Officer

Football fever is on. In the last World Cup, few expected Costa Rica to achieve much. Yet they made the quarter finals of the tournament. At the same time, highly regarded nations such as Spain, Italy and Portugal failed to make the knock out stage of the competition. It’s early in this tournament, but already we’ve seen Mexico beat the defending champions, Germany.

As yousit glued toTVs, phones or tablets immersed in the World Cup, you could take important investing lessonsfrom the strategies adopted by the teams. Read More

June 29th2018: Unitholder Ivan Mendonca, who on June 23rd reached his 100-year birthday milestone, was celebrated by the Unit Trust Corporation at his home branch at the San Fernando Investment Centre.
“I will never forget this experience,” said centenarianMr. Mendonca as he expressed his appreciation for the recognition. Investment Centre Manager Andre Clarke described it as a tremendous milestone, adding, it was an honor for UTC team members to share the moment with Mr. Mendonca. Read More

UTC Foundation partners with United Way for International Day of Caring

June 1st 2018: In the spirit of giving, the UTC Foundation partnered with United Way for International Day of Caring to give back to the environment. A total of 150 UTC volunteers made their way to the Valencia Quarry Rehabilitation Centre on Sunday 20th May, where they were educated on the various processes of planting seedlings and trees. The enthusiastic volunteers then took to the task of mixing compost, mulching and planting at the quarry. Read More