Foreign investors can set up various types of investment funds in Luxembourg, as it is known that the Grand Duchy is the home of the investment funds industry. Another fact is that most of the laws related to the establishment of investment funds are first set up and implemented in Luxembourg, which is why the number of professional investors is very high here. One of the most employed types of funds is the retail fund. There are two types of retail funds which can be registered in Luxembourg:
Our Luxembourg company formation agents can offer information on the laws governing retail funds in this country.
Luxembourg open-ended retail funds can take the form of UCITS and UCIS funds. The first step to set up an open-ended retail fund is to select the suitable type of company, or better said investment vehicle, and then register it with the Trade Register. After that, the retail fund must submit the following documents with the Luxembourg Financial Authority (the CSSF) for approval:
In 2016, the UCITS Directive was amended and our company registration agents in Luxembourg can offer more information related to the new provisions for retail funds.
In order to establish a closed-ended retail fund in Luxembourg, one can must choose between the following types of investment companies:
With the mention that the FCP is not a corporate entity, the same vehicles can be used to set up open-ended retail funds in Luxembourg. Also, both types of retail funds can be marketed to professional and retail investors.
For full information about the taxation of retail funds, do not hesitate to contact us. You can also rely on our company incorporation consultants in Luxembourg for assistance in opening other types of investment funds.
Contact our specialists in company formation in Luxembourg, who have a large experience in finance and international business.
Set up an appointment with us at (+352)278 617 15. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Luxembourg.