Funds & Investment Management
The Maples Group is recognised as a market leader in providing legal services to investment funds, investment managers, investors and / or providers of fund financing. Our experienced teams of lawyers and professionals provide expert advice and world-class service in the legal aspects of setting up, managing and investing across a broad range of fund structures and management entities.
With a global practice advising on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg, we are uniquely placed to provide an impartial view on the world's leading investment funds jurisdictions and give clear, insightful advice. Importantly, we combine our unparalleled knowledge of these main funds domiciles with regional expertise across our other offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London and Singapore to deliver multi-jurisdictional solutions.
Our Fiduciary and Fund Services teams provide a full range of management company, fiduciary, accounting and administration services for investment funds and institutional investors in key financial centres. We also provide specialist Listing Services for investment funds in the Cayman Islands (on the CSX), Jersey (on TISE), Ireland (on the Euronext Dublin) and Luxembourg (on the LuxSE), as well as Global Registration Services to managers of British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Irish, Jersey and Luxembourg domiciled funds.
Every aspect of the life cycle of an investment fund and investment manager is catered for, and our advice and counsel is relied upon by fund market participants and their advisers worldwide including:
- Law firms
- Investment managers
- Investment banks
- Private equity and credit groups
- Hedge fund groups
- Real estate groups
- Insurance groups
- Pension funds
- Boutique investment management companies
- Institutional investors
- Sovereign wealth funds
- Family offices
- Prime brokers
- Tax and audit firm structuring teams
- Fund industry associations
- Other financial institutions