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Matt Mulry, Dillon Eustace

Building investment fund structures – from start-up to stardom

By Matt Mulry, Dillon Eustace – Whether you’re looking to launch a private equity fund focused on venture capital, real estate, infrastructure, technology, energy, health care or art or a hedge fund focused on global macro, long/short equity, special situations, fixed-income or commodities the Cayman Islands is a great place

Mourant Ozannes Dan Birtwistle

Mourant Ozannes advises on first five Jersey Private Funds

Mourant Ozannes’ investment funds team has established the first five Jersey Private Funds (JPF) since the new regime came into effect last month.   Introduced by the Jersey Financial Services Commission, the new JPF product has been designed to rationalise and consolidate Jersey’s private fund regimes for funds offered to

Inaugural Guernsey Private Investment Funds launched

The international finance centre of Guernsey has launched two of its new Private Investment Funds (PIFs), four months after the new structure was developed and released to the global investment community. GMT Communications Partners, with the assistance of the Guernsey offices of Northern Trust and law firm Carey Olsen, has

Matt Mulry, Dillon Eustace

Cayman as a jurisdiction for private equity funds

By Matt Mulry, Dillon Eustace – Cayman has seen a healthy increase in private equity funds year on year over the past decade. The popularity of Cayman private equity funds has been fuelled by both the evolution of hedge fund managers’ businesses into the private equity fund space and by the

Christopher Anderson, Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen sees strong interest in Guernsey Private Investment Fund regime

Carey Olsen's corporate team in Guernsey has been the first to establish a Guernsey Private Investment Fund (PIF) since the new class was introduced. Partner Christopher Anderson (pictured) led the Carey Olsen team advising specialist private investment firm Cairngorm Capital Partners on the GBP107.5 million final closing of its second

Mike Byrne, Jersey Funds Association

Streamlined funds regime welcomed as enhancing Jersey’s competitiveness

Jersey has introduced a new regulatory framework for private funds which the Jersey Financial Services Commission believes will enhance the island’s competitiveness as a jurisdiction in which to establish funds. The new Jersey Private Fund consolidates and streamlines Jersey’s private fund offering and will enable funds with up to 50

Mike Jones, JFSC

JFSC launches Jersey Private Fund Guide

The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) has launched the Jersey Private Fund (JPF) Guide, setting out the criteria for Jersey’s new private fund product which can be marketed to up to 50 professional investors. The JFSC has launched the JPF Guide after feedback from the industry on its joint consultation

Simon Schilder, Ogier

BVI continues to introduce positive regulatory developments

Last year the number of hedge fund launches globally fell by an estimated 40 per cent, but despite this there have been a number of positive developments for the funds industry in the BVI. One is the creation of an AIFMD opt-in regime for the BVI, called the Securities and

Geoff Cook, Jersey Finance

Jersey continues to attract private placement business

The number of Jersey-registered fund managers marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) continued to rise during 2016, according to the latest figures from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC). As at December 2016, 127 alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs)

Robert Briant, Conyers Dill & Pearman

BVI strikes right balance on fund governance

Proper fund governance has long been championed by leading offshore law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman, which for the last decade has encouraged its hedge fund clients to hold at least annual directors meetings. Initially this was met with some resistance according to Robert Briant (pictured), Partner and head of


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