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Fund formation and liquidation services

Setting up and managing your fund structures can be a stressful task, we are here to help you accelerate the possible and get to more important matters regarding your funds.

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A seamless offering of investment back-office support

The number of new funds that come to the market continues to grow year-on-year however the challenges in establishing and managing your different funds remain the same. When forming a fund there are many things to consider early on that will need to be navigated such as the following:

  • Which fund structure to use.
  • Selecting the most appropriate domicile.
  • Designing the right operating model.
  • Finding the right balance between internal and external resources.

Understandably, when forming your fund, you’re bound to be focused on coordinating its launch, ensuring the capital-raising process runs smoothly and managing the ongoing day-to-day fund activity.

In addition to the pressing matters mentioned above, you will also need to remain responsive to investor demands and keeping up to date with market changes and regulations.

As your fund begins to reach its maturity, whether you have realised your investments or because you might be looking to change your fund structure, you are going to want the transition to be as smooth as possible with little to no downtime.

Hedge fund formation service

We have a team of over 4000 experts across the globe who offers a bespoke service from fund formation to fund liquidation to help managers of all sizes.

Our expert team help ensure that all structures are optimised for your strategy and more importantly, your investors. You can confidently manage your hedge fund supported by market-leading advice.

It is no secret that launching a new fund is complicated, with a wide variety of options it’s imperative you take the time to consider each of them to better support your strategy, types of investors expected and the ever-evolving regulatory environment.

It is not just the new funds that need the most attention, large and established managers will often need specific advice as their objectives, goals and funds continue to evolve.

Private equity fund formation service

Launching a private equity fund is no small feat – fund terms are consistently changing, investor due diligence continues to grow with no signs of it slowing down soon, in addition to the scope and impact of regulation continues to grow.

Couple this with the fact that different types of investors will have different and sometimes competing concerns you can begin to see just how much work goes on behind the scenes when setting up a private equity fund.

We support investment managers by helping our clients in the following way:

  • Anticipate market developments and what our clients are going to need next.
  • Deep understanding of fund agreements and structures.
  • Streamline the advisory process for clients.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re an established manager looking to launch your next fund, or a new manager looking to set up a fund for the first time.

Our expert team are on hand to provide step-by-step advice, structuring and compliance, best practice reporting templates and investor communications to help ensure the capital-raising process runs smoothly.

When it comes to executing your exit strategy, our team can help ensure your funds keep scheduling and returns are efficiently distributed.

What our fund formation and liquidation services include:

  • Establishing fund vehicles and SPVs in any jurisdiction.
  • Assisting in the selection of the optimal fund domicile and vehicle.
  • Coordination of liquidation and entity dissolution processes.
  • A capital raising document repository.
  • Investor and manager due diligence and onboarding/KYC.
  • Conducting anti-money laundering checks and reviewing subscriptions.
  • Cash management.
  • Fund accounting, administration, financial and performance reporting.
  • AIFMD Depositary and AIF management company services.
  • Compliance services, including regulatory authorisation and ongoing compliance monitoring and tax compliance with FATCA and CRS.
  • Investor distributions.
  • Carried interest, waterfall, and distribution calculations.
  • Tax filings and compliance.
  • If the investment horizon extends – restructure, re-invest, exit via the secondary market or IPO.

Investors look to new managers for niche, added-value investment opportunities. Read our guide on how to successfully launch a first-time fund.

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Rakiza decided to work with us as our bespoke service and operating model is designed to deal with both the joint venture arrangement and the uniqueness of the fund itself.

Why choose us?

Expertise

Our global experts are on the ground, in all major fund locations, ready to be your trusted guide

Drive growth

We can help you get your funds to market faster and showcase your team’s role in helping the fund invest, grow and thrive

End-to-end

Our holistic service offering provides cost-effective accounting and financial reporting services to funds and their underlying corporate structures