Cayman Islands Investment Funds Advice

Our Investment funds team has extensive experience in advising investment managers on the formation, structuring and launch of a broad range of investment funds in the Cayman Islands.

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    Loeb Smith advises on a comprehensive set of investment fund areas including:

    • Hedge Funds
    • Private Equity Funds
    • Real Estate Funds
    • Distressed Funds
    • Other Asset Classes

    Loeb Smith attorneys are experts in advising on the formation, structuring, launch, re-organisation and on-going issues relating to Cayman Islands investment funds.

Recent fund manager representations have included working with international counsel on:

The structuring, formation and launch of several private equity funds structured as segregated portfolio companies targeting private equity opportunities across several emerging Latin America and Asian markets. The structuring, formation and launch of a private equity fund structured as segregated portfolio company (with two of its segregated portfolios making a Shariah compliant offering) targeting private equity opportunities across the MENA region.
Advising a US institutional investor on the subscription terms, redemption terms, imposition of redemption restrictions, and the enforceability of its side letter with the fund and its manager in connection with its seed capital investment in a large multi-strategy hedge fund. Advising on the soft wind down of a number of Distressed Funds and the sale of a number of their Madoff related claims on the secondary market.

Related Publications

Overview of Cayman Islands law governing mutual funds – Q&A 12 Mar 2020 Overview of Cayman Islands law governing mutual funds – Q&A What is a mutual fund? Will the mutual fund issue "equity interests"? What are the key disclosure or filing requirements (if any) that must be completed by the mutual fund? Read More
Register of Members of Cayman companies: The new requirements 11 Mar 2020 Register of Members of Cayman companies: The new requirements The Register of Members for Cayman Islands’ exempted companies is not required by the Companies Law to be held in the Cayman Islands, but is usually held at the Company’s registered office... Read More
Digital Assets: Certain Cayman Islands law issues to consider 2 Mar 2020 Digital Assets: Certain Cayman Islands law issues to consider In this brief update, we discuss a few of the issues that should be considered when determining which offshore jurisdiction to incorporate a legal vehicle for digital assets Read More
Cayman Exempted Mutual Funds now required to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority 17 Feb 2020 Cayman Exempted Mutual Funds now required to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Important update to our earlier legal update on Section 4(4) Funds registration with CIMA, Cayman Islands’ mutual funds Read More
Cayman Islands introduce Private Funds Law to regulate closed-ended investment funds 13 Feb 2020 Cayman Islands introduce Private Funds Law to regulate closed-ended investment funds The Private Funds Law, 2020 came into force on 7th February 2020 and introduces, among other things, a requirement for the registration of closed-ended funds Read More
Cayman Exempted Mutual Funds will soon need to register with CIMA 6 Feb 2020 Cayman Exempted Mutual Funds will soon need to register with CIMA Cayman Islands’ mutual funds which are currently exempted from registration will be required, once the Mutual Funds (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (the "Bill") becomes law, to register with CIMA and fall within CIMA’s regulatory purview. Read More
Cayman Investment Managers: Deregistration of a Registered Person under SIBL 11 Nov 2019 Cayman Investment Managers: Deregistration of a Registered Person under SIBL The Securities Investment Business (Registration and Deregistration) Regulations, 2019 published on 24 October 2019 bring much needed clarifications with respect to the new regime of Registered Persons under the Securities Investment Business Law Read More
Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands’ Entities prior to 31 December 2019. 10 Oct 2019 Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands’ Entities prior to 31 December 2019. As the conclusion of 2019 approaches, clients should give some thought to whether or not they have Cayman entities which they are no longer using and wish to liquidate prior to the end of 2019 Read More

Legal Expertise

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