Valsen Fiduciaries Funds

Fund Formation and Management

Domestically and abroad, we at Valsen Fiduciaries give top of the notch advice on fund formation and operation of all types of pooled investment vehicles. Our expertise and experience includes structuring and forming all types of investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, debt funds, real estate funds, and other types of pooled investment vehicles. In short, we can assist fund managers and sponsors with all aspects of forming and operating an investment fund or pooled investment vehicle.

The funds we have structured include limited partnerships, authorized and unauthorized unit trusts, and closed-ended and open-ended investment companies with a wide range of investment styles and objectives, including private equity, infrastructure, real estate, credit, mezzanine and venture funds. Fund clients of the practice include major and boutique fund management companies, investment banks and insurance companies.

Our in-depth understanding of investor expectations regarding fund terms and governance as well as the different aspects of alternative management fee and carried interest, whether it is a typical closed-end fund, an asset management arrangement makes us the best in the market.

Fund Administration
Valsen Fiduciaries fund formation and management services include:
  • Assistance in the choice of jurisdiction and type of structure
  • Assistance in the drafting of Offering Memorandum or Prospectus
  • Incorporation of structure and application for recognition of private and professional funds
  • Liaison with third party service providers (e.g. custodian banks, auditors, investment advisors) and drafting of third party agreements
  • Assisting with operational structuring for the fund’s management and administration functions
  • Access to legal services provided by leading international firms
  • Provision of registered agent and authorized representative services, maintaining corporate records, organizing annual meetings and preparation of corporate resolutions
  • Arranging for renewal of fund recognition and fund management licensing
  • Arranging for preparation of annual financial statements and liaison with the auditors
  • Publication of the Net Asset Value (NAV) to investors