We specialize in providing our clients with professional guidance through all aspects of launching and operating a fund. Our services extend to all stages of forming a fund process — from entity formation and the preparation of full-colour offering documents to advising them on the selection of service providers and marketing the fund.
Offshore Funds. We have vast experience forming offshore funds for managers who expect to attract mostly non-U.S. investors and/or tax-exempt U.S. investors. Our expertise extends to multiple offshore fund jurisdictions, including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and the Bahamas, where we maintain a presences. Our services are comprehensive and include incorporating the offshore fund, handling all registration requirements, and preparing the memorandum and articles of association, offering memorandum, and subscription documents, as well as an investment management agreement between the fund and the investment manager. We are able to form offshore stand-alone funds, side-by-side fund structures and master-feeder structures.
Onshore U.S. Hedge Funds. We support emerging and seasoned managers in all aspects of the fund formation process, including advising on fund structure, regulatory and on-going compliance matters; structuring the management company; manage regulatory filings, including entity formation filings, blue sky notices, SEC and state investment adviser registrations, and CPO/CTA registrations and exemption filings; and preparing full-colour offering documents custom-designed for your fund. The offering documents include the private placement memorandum, limited partnership agreement (or operating agreement) and subscription documents.
Startahedgefunds.com is owned by SCG Business Services Limited (“SCG”), a global hedge fund consulting firm offering an innovative, holistic approach to hedge fund consultancy. We operate in four locations including the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, and New York City.
SCG, which is Canadian owned, maintains a personalized approach to guiding and educating new and emerging hedge fund mangers in structuring both domestic and offshore funds. The principle at SCG has actively created, managed and consulted on domestic and offshore funds for over 15 years in multiple jurisdictions. Our team and advisors have significant fund experience in both the US and offshore.
Our services are multifaceted, ranging from fund formation and legal review, to hedge fund website design, powerpoint presentation and marketing. We work closely with many fund service providers and provide introductions to fund administrators, attorneys, auditors, and custodians.