Client Relationship Director and Group Head of Intermediaries
Jersey has a highly respected funds sector offering a broad choice of fund types ranging from regulated options through to more sophisticated and institutional fund services.
The up to date legal framework and regulation surrounding the sector provides for the flexibility and choice of investment vehicle sought by fund promoters and investors, consequently Jersey is widely seen as the leading jurisdiction in which to domicile a fund.
In particular, Jersey has developed a specialism for alternative asset classes, including hedge, real estate, infrastructure, venture capital and private equity funds, which account for around 70% of the funds business on the island.
The funds industry and its representative body on the island proactively maintain the competitiveness of the sector, ensuring Jersey funds have the widest possible access to global markets. Jersey was the first ‘third country’ to offer a fully functional opt-in regime under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.
Working with the experienced law firms on the island, Minerva can advise on Jersey legal structures that will best suit varying investment strategies and we have prepared two useful guides providing more detail concerning:
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