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.

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Cayman Economic Substance and Its Impact on Fund Managers 27 Jun 2019 Cayman Economic Substance and Its Impact on Fund Managers The Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) Law 2019 (the "SIB Amendment Law") and the Directors Registration and Licensing (Amendment) Law, 2019 were both passed by the Cayman Islands Government on 18th June 2018. Read More
Legal Insight - Minority Shareholder Rights under Cayman Islands Law 29 Mar 2019 Legal Insight - Minority Shareholder Rights under Cayman Islands Law Introduction In general, the rights of shareholders of Cayman Islands domiciled companies are governed by the provisions of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) as amended (the “Companies Law”) and the provisions contained in the Memorandum... Read More
Using a segregated portfolio company for private equity funds 19 Feb 2019 Using a segregated portfolio company for private equity funds Explaining the concept of the Segregated Portfolio Company Read More
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Legal Update - Renewal of Director Registration for 2019 12 Nov 2018 Legal Update - Renewal of Director Registration for 2019 Guidance for Directors registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority under The Directors Registration and Licensing Law Read More
Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands Entities prior to 31 December 2018 29 Oct 2018 Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands Entities prior to 31 December 2018 As the conclusion of 2018 approaches, clients should give some thought to whether or not they have Cayman entities which they wish to liquidate prior to the end of 2018 for, among other things, the purpose of avoiding annual government registration. Read More

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