Funds & Collective Investment Schemes

Anthony Jimenez & Company has considerable experience and provide a full programme for the establishment, management, and on-going operations of funds and collective investment schemes. In addition, Anthony Jimenez & Company works with a network of capital raising specialists to offer the best advice and service in terms of marketing, distribution and finding investors for funds.

Funds and Collective Investment Schemes continue to be popular investment vehicles for investors and have proved a successful medium for raising and collecting assets for investment firms.

In addition to their traditional use of offering investors access to a specific investment strategy, funds are becoming increasingly popular vehicles for use as family-office vehicles or by private individuals looking for alternative structures from standard offshore companies and trusts.

Summary of Services
Type of Fund

Advice on the general establishment of private schemes, mutual funds (AIFs), undertakings in collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Service Providers

Introductions to various blue-chip service providers required when establishing a fund, including drawing on long-term relationships and special fee arrangements (e.g. local directors, administrators, custodians, auditors, brokers, etc).

Constitutional Documents

Draft and/or review the constitutional documentation of the fund (e.g. memorandum & articles, partnership deed, trust deed, etc – depending of the legal vehicle used).

Private Placement Memorandum

Draft and/or review the private placement memorandum (“PPM”) and the accompanying subscription documents, which includes coordinating the review of the PPM and subscription documents with the respective service providers.

Third-Party Agreements

Draft and/or review the respective service provider contracts and agreements (e.g. director service agreement(s), administration agreement, custodian agreement(s), prime broker agreement(s), etc).

Cross-Border Passporting

Advice on the rules for cross-border passporting of funds for marketing and asset raising purposes in accordance with the passporting regime created under AIFMD.

Marketing Material

Advice on the content of any promotional or marketing documentation and the wording of any relevant disclaimers.

Operational Support

Provide on-going operational services to the fund to ensure the smooth running and regulatory compliance of the fund.