Luxembourg Funds Offer Options for Hedge Fund Managers to Access European and Global Investors

As hedge fund managers look to access investors or investments in Europe, Latin America or Asia, Luxembourg has emerged as a significant domicile for fund formation. With a favorable tax and regulatory regime, along with structures such as UCITS funds, Luxembourg is an increasingly attractive jurisdiction, particularly for non-E.U. hedge fund managers looking to distribute to European investors in the wake of AIFMD. The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) recently held a seminar that discussed the country’s growth in the alternative investment funds industry, regulatory updates, global investment opportunities and alternative fund structures available in Luxembourg. This article captures the seminar’s key takeaways on these topics. For more from ALFI, see “NICSA/ALFI Program Considers Impact of AIFMD on U.S. Fund Managers” (Sep. 25, 2014).

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