Known for the flexibility inherent in its legal structure, the Cayman Islands is a jurisdiction of choice for the establishment of hedge and other investment funds. This unrestrictive framework is well-suited for sophisticated high net worth investors or fund managers due to the limited regulation on investment objectives, risks and other commercial matters. At an offering between US$40k to 50k, A-Swiss through its lawyer will be able to create a fund establishment based on the following main fund structures:
* Please note that A-Swiss do not offer any financial services advice or asset management services. We can refer you to the appropriate licensed entities should you require these services.
- Exempted Companies - Most corporate investment funds are set-up as open-ended investment companies. Investors would have the right to redeem their interest in the investment fund or subscribe for more shares periodically, both usually based on the prevailing net asset value per share of the particular class of shares of the investment fund.
- Exempted Limited Partnerships - An exempted limited partnership is a type of partnership arrangement widely used for investment funds and must have at least one general partner and one limited partner.
- Exempted Unit Trusts - An exempted unit trust is not a separate legal entity as such under Cayman Islands law, but a trust arrangement whereby legal ownership of the fund’s asset is vested in a trustee who holds the assets of the fund for the benefit of the unit holders. An exempted unit trust must have a trustee and the trustee’s power and obligation will be governed by the trust deed.