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Luxembourg Specialised Investment Funds

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It has been obvious to hedge fund commentators for a long time now that the industry is changing. It is becoming more institutional, both in the way that hedge fund firms operate and in terms of the sources of the capital they manage. This is having a profound effect on day-to-day business practices and, in turn, is also changing the way hedge funds are serviced. In the driving seat of this revolution are large, institutional investors, attracted to hedge funds by the prospect of absolute returns and a more active approach to money management. At the same time, they are not prepared to compromise on service standards, and expect ...
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El uso de sociedades con sede en Luxemburgo en el sector de ...
Un régimen fiscal favorable y una legislación y jurisdicción familiares para los actores del mercado, son las claves de su éxito. En el presente artículo, vamos a analizar los principales motivos por los que el sector del capital-riesgo español sigue utilizando vehículos en Luxemburgo. 2.- INVERSIÓN DE SOCIEDADES DE LUXEMBURGO EN ENTIDADES DE CAPITAL RIESGO ESPAÑOLAS. El régimen tributario especial de las sociedades y fondos de capital riesgo se regula en el artículo 55 del Real Decreto Legislativo 4/2004 , de 5 de marzo, por el que se aprueba el Texto refundido de la Ley del Impuesto sobre Sociedades. De acuerdo con el ... market research, surveys and trends
Luxembourg Is Home To Specialised Investment Funds
The introduction of a new type of investment fund in Luxembourg in 2007 may be of interest to well informed investors and professionals within the investment industry. The new Specialised Investment Fund (SIF) has been introduced in reaction to a strong growth within the industry and will provide an alternative mode of investment. The SIF is a flexible Undertaking for Collective Investment (UCI) that provides more [...]The introduction of a new type of investment fund in Luxembourg in 2007 may be of interest to well informed investors and professionals within the investment industry. The new Specialised Investment Fund (SIF) ... market research, surveys and trends


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Bank of London and the Middle East (BLME) has launched the first Shariah compliant money market fund in Europe. Using Luxembourg’s specialised investment funds law, BLME has appointed European Fund Administration (EFA) and Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat (BCEE) for fund servicing and custody.  BLME Umbrella Fund SICAV-SIF, worth over $50 million, invests in a diversified portfolio of high quality Islamic money market instruments, such as commodity murabaha (exchange contract trade), sukuk (Islamic bonds) and ijara (assets leasing). To respond to the significant market growth in Islamic investments, EFA has ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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1.2 million Euros provided such qualifying share-holding is held for at least 12 months. ... Furthermore, there is a withholding tax of 15 percent in Luxembourg on dividends .... “Luxembourg Specialised Investment Funds (SIF)”. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Citi FoHFs to open in Lux following SkyBridge sale
US- and Switzerland-based alternative asset manager SkyBridge Capital AG is planning to establish Sicav structures for the offshore fund of hedge products purchased as part of its acquisition of Citigroup’s hedge fund business. SkyBridge Capital AG chairman Tom Gallagher told HFMWeek that the firm wants to use the Citi deal to branch out into Europe. Consistent with its acquisition, the new structures will facilitate the distribution of the Sicav structured fund of hedge fund products in the European marketplace.  “The preferences that we hear are that European investors like to see a European fund with a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Service providers face cost challenges despite renewed growth
 One of the most striking features of the Luxembourg alternative funds sector, and the private equity business in particular, is the continued influx of service providers originating from longer-established industry centres, such as the Channel Islands. This trend reflects a consensus in the industry that over the past decade the grand duchy, previously better known for traditional retail funds, has developed a critical mass of private equity activity and expertise. “One thing that’s very encouraging is the increasing number of new service providers such as Augentius coming to Luxembourg from offshore ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Luxembourg Specialised Investment Funds (“SIF”)
2 Luxembourg Specialised Investment Funds. Key features of the SIF regime. Light regulation. The SIF is subject to registration and ongoing supervision by ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Microfinance”, Appui au Developpement Autonome, Luxembourg, ...... Development banks and specialized investment funds, still many members, some ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Community policies in support of employment
of the Luxembourg Jobs Summit, the. Commission is currently preparing f a ..... through investment in relevant specialised investment funds. The ...
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Since the earthquake in Haiti, WFP has provided food assistance to close to 4 million people in Port-au-Prince and beyond. Here are four women in the capital who each wanted to say thank you to WFP and its donors for the food they have received. Food for Haiti This week, WFP is starting a programme providing cooked meals for school children in Port-au-Prince. The goal is to reach 60,000 children from some 170 schools. This is in addition to school meals programmes which have already resumed in many parts of the country. WFP has started a nutrition drive targeting 53,000 children under five and 16,000 pregnant and breast-feeding ...
WikiAnswers - Top 100 richest in pakistan
1. The Nishat Group Mian Muhammad Mansha Yaha is the captain of this splendid ship having around 30 companies on board. Mansha, who owns the Muslim Commercial Bank as well, is now setting up a billion rupee ($ 17 m) paper sack project too. He is one of the richest Pakistanis around. Nishat Group was country's 15th richest family in 1970, 6th in 1990 and Number 1 in 1997. Mansha is on the board of nearly 50 companies. Chinioti by clan, Mansha is married to Yousaf Saigol's daughter. He is deemed to have made investments in many bourses, currency and metal exchanges both within and outside Pakistan. He has had his share ...