Fund Management & Investment Companies
Our Financial Services team advises non-listed and listed fund management companies and investment management companies in relation to transactional and regulatory matters.
Our partners and associates have profound experience in advising Swiss fund management companies and non-Swiss investment companies operating in, into or from Switzerland on a cross-border basis.
Recent Legal Updates related to Fund Management & Investment Companies
AMLA revision: Stricter due diligence requirements for financial intermediaries as of 1 January 2023Read more
Our expertise includes:
- Structuring of Swiss fund management vehicles (such as SICAVs or SICAFs), cross-border offerings, including non-Swiss investment vehicles (such as foreign investment fund public limited companies, investment trusts, feeder fund or parallel fund entities), fund finance and M&A transactions in relation to secondary private equity fund and hedge fund investment vehicles
- Drafting, negotiating and commenting on disclosure documentation (such as prospectuses and key investor documents), subscription line facilities (capital call facilities), NAV facilities, and (collective) asset management agreements, as well as issuing legal or regulatory opinions
- Provision of regulatory advice in relation to the establishment of fund vehicles or legal entities, as well as licensing, organisational and risk management requirements, including drafting and commenting on management agreements, or compliance concepts and internal regulations or guidelines connected to financial market laws and ESG (or sustainability) frameworks