A global fund can be structured in Mauritius as a company, a trust, or a protected cell company.
There are two broad categories of investment funds which are regulated in Mauritius:
i) Collective Investment Scheme (CIS) which have the following characteristics
- Pooling of funds from investors
- Common investment of that money into a portfolio of investments
- Investment based on risk diversification principle
- Redemption at the option of the investors
- Investors who do not participate in the day to day management
Fully regulated CIS
Is only available to ‘Expert Investors’. An Expert Investor is an investor who makes an initial investment for his own account of no less then $100,000. The Expert Fund is exempt from most on-going obligations/regulations generally imposed on Public CIS.
Offers its shares solely to sophisticated investors or as private placements. The Professional CIS is exempted from most ongoing obligations/regulations generally imposed on Public CIS.
Invests in real estate, derivatives, commodities or any other product authorised by the Financial Services Commission.
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We also provide similar services to fund functionaries including investment managers and advisors.