UCITS Funds

UCITS Schemes are retail collective investment schemes that comply with the “Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities” Directive. Finanz Fund Services, together with our affiliates, offer hands-on experience in the licensing process, administration and accounting of a Malta UCITS Scheme. STRUCTURES Maltese law distinguishes between the different types of structures in which a UCITS […]

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Alternative Investment Funds (“AIFs”)

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (“AIFMD”) is a 2011 EU Directive regulating the marketing and management of funds, excluding UCITS funds, within the EU. The AIFMD and its regulation was transposed within the Investment Services Act in July of 2013. The Directive defines an AIF as: “A collective investment scheme, including sub-funds thereof, which […]

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Professional Investor Fund (“PIF”)

Since launching its Professional Investor Funds (“PIF”) regime in 2000, Malta has made steady progress in attracting fund promoters to the jurisdiction, with year-on-year growth in both the number of funds and the assets under administration. The ever popularity of the PIF in Malta was due to the fact that investment restrictions are kept at […]

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