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

Register your Cayman Private Fund with CIMA before the 7th August 2020 Deadline 28 May 2020 Register your Cayman Private Fund with CIMA before the 7th August 2020 Deadline The Private Funds Law, 2020, which came into force on 7th February 2020 requires all private funds to register with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority before 7th August 2020. Read More
Will the BVI Approved Manager regime become the preferred offshore option for establishing an Investment Manager? 5 May 2020 Will the BVI Approved Manager regime become the preferred offshore option for establishing an Investment Manager? As the regulatory requirements and cost burden increases for investment management entities in the Cayman Islands, many of our clients are looking for other offshore solutions. Read More
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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

Legal Expertise

Read more about how our team of Cayman attorneys provides legal advice on Cayman Islands law in the following practice areas: