The appetite for liquidity in troubled and uncertain global markets is leading to an interesting trend that we are seeing in our Jersey funds practice. Enquiries for new fund establishments over the past 6-9 months are spread across multiple asset classes, from RE to PE and financial instruments to film finance. They are not restricted by the scale of the investment – our experience since September has been with funds ranging from £10 million to £1 billion in commitments – and they are marketed to investors both inside and outside the EU. The common feature amongst these new fund structures is that a large proportion are to be established as open-ended investment funds.
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