Cayman Islands Law/BVI Law Investment Funds Advice

Our Investment funds group has extensive experience in advising investment managers on the formation, structuring and launch of a broad range of investment funds in the Cayman Islands and in the British Virgin 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 and BVI domiciled 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 Islands Merger Take-Privates from NASDAQ and NYSE – Trends and Frequently Asked Questions 22 Dec 2021 Cayman Islands Merger Take-Privates from NASDAQ and NYSE – Trends and Frequently Asked Questions The privatization of Chinese businesses incorporated in the Cayman Islands that are listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) or the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) has continued to surge throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and... Read More
Cayman court rules on the test of insolvency for receivership of a segregated portfolio of an SPC 20 Dec 2021 Cayman court rules on the test of insolvency for receivership of a segregated portfolio of an SPC The Grand Court in the Cayman Islands recently confirmed the appropriate insolvency test to be applied pursuant to section 224 of the Companies Act (2021 Revision) (“Companies Act”) in respect of a Cayman Islands segregated portfolio company... Read More
Cayman Islands: BEPS Country by Country Reporting (A Recap) 5 Nov 2021 Cayman Islands: BEPS Country by Country Reporting (A Recap) This Briefing is a high-level summary of issues arising from the implementation of various changes in Cayman Islands domestic laws through the Tax Information Authority (International Tax Compliance) (Country-by- Country Reporting) Regulations, 2017 Read More
Welcoming an offshore SPAC wave in Asia 1 Nov 2021 Welcoming an offshore SPAC wave in Asia Last year saw an explosion of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in the US Read More
Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands’ Entities prior to 31 December 2021. 14 Oct 2021 Undertaking Voluntary Liquidations of Cayman Islands’ Entities prior to 31 December 2021. As the conclusion of 2021 approaches, it is time for persons with Cayman Islands companies and/or limited partnerships to give some thought to whether or not they have Cayman entities which they are no longer using and wish to liquidate Read More
Registered Persons: Key Findings from On-site Inspections by CIMA. 6 Oct 2021 Registered Persons: Key Findings from On-site Inspections by CIMA. The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) in December 2020 published its preliminary findings from on-site inspections (“Inspections”) conducted of Registered Persons (“RPs”) as defined pursuant to schedule 4... Read More
Offshore SPACs in Asia – The Next Chapter 17 Sep 2021 Offshore SPACs in Asia – The Next Chapter 2020 saw an explosion of special purpose acquisition companies in the United States that was largely driven by favorable economic returns to SPAC IPO sponsors, liquidity and pricing certainty offered by SPACs to target companies and investors. Read More
CIMA issues Notice re: The Appointment, Duties and Responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Officers 6 Sep 2021 CIMA issues Notice re: The Appointment, Duties and Responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Officers CIMA issues Notice re: The Appointment, Duties and Responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Officers to Cayman Islands Investment Funds and other Registered and Licensed Entities. Read More

Legal Expertise

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