Fund Management

fund managementMalta has become a home to a considerable number of asset managers and administrators. Over the past years Malta has established itself as a fund domicile of international reputation, serving not only the domestic market but also European and international markets. It has a comprehensive regulatory framework for the registration and marketing of all types of funds and investment vehicles.

Malta has a very strong regulator – Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) – which is responsible for all licensed financial services activities in the country. Malta is a leading force in the development of regulatory policy and is fully involved with OECD, the EU and the Commonwealth in policy development.

The main advantages offered by Malta to the funds industry are mainly:

–       An offshore jurisdiction regulated by EU law and a member of the Eurozone

–       A comprehensive tax regime offering neutrality, a number of tax planning opportunities and an extensive double taxation treaty network

–       A flexible regulator committed to processing licence applications in a short time

–       Reasonable level of setup and operating costs

There are various fund options offered, including alternative funds under the Professional Investor Fund (PIF) regime, UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities), Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), hedge funds, property funds and also private equity.

Through our professional team we can assist you at any level required. From guidance on how to go about setting-up your company to finding the right individuals – Directors, NEDs, Investment Committee Members, Investment Advisors – you may require.