Ogier Global, Fund Services

We help fund managers meet legislative and regulatory requirements and provide bespoke solutions to meet their administrative needs across the full fund lifecycle, from formation, corporate governance through to wind-down and distressed situations (working closely with our award winning Investment Funds and Dispute Resolution legal teams).

We have extensive experience working with investment managers, ranging from start-ups to global asset managers across the spectrum of asset classes, including:

  • Hedge
  • Hybrid
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Real Estate
  • Fund of Funds
  • Managed Accounts
  • Family Office/Private Wealth
  • Debt Funds

We establish and administer a wide range of fund vehicles including master/feeder and standalone, segregated portfolio companies (SPC) and protected cell companies (PCC), general partners and limited partnerships, carry vehicles as well as special purpose vehicles (SPVs) to hold downstream investments. We also have specialist knowledge and experience providing trustee services to Cayman Islands domiciled unit trusts, particularly from the Japanese market, where unit trusts continue to be the preferred investment vehicle of choice.

Services

Governance Services

Ogier Global's diverse group of skilled and experienced directors, including lawyers, auditors and regulatory specialists provide pragmatic advice and solutions to benefit funds wherever we are appointed. Our qualified professionals serve in a variety of capacities, including as independent directors on the board of fund vehicles (including general partners) and SPVs, as well as acting as advisory committee members and managing members. Find out more about the range of services provided here.

Trustee Services to Unit Trusts

Ogier Global has a dedicated team of experts with extensive knowledge and experience in providing trustee services to Cayman Islands domiciled unit trusts.  Our team is particularly experienced in working with Japanese managers and GPs, the Japanese funds market being a key focus for Ogier Global. We are well attuned to market demands, standards and structural considerations. With our team in Cayman and representatives in Hong Kong and Japan, clients can feel confident that they will get 24 hour customer service.

Registered Office / Registered Agent

Ogier Global provides registered office and registered agent services to entities based in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey, Hong Kong and Luxembourg. Our services include:

  • Provision of a local registered office
  • Provision of meeting room facilities and office space
  • Maintenance of minute books and statutory registers
  • Maintenance of Company Seal
  • Preparation and filing of annual returns
  • Maintenance of beneficial ownership register and filing (as required)
  • Economic substance reporting
  • Service of process

Principal Office Services

Ogier Global provides Principal Office services to investments funds which are registered under section 4(1)(b) and have a non-Cayman based administrator.

Proxy Agent

Ogier Global can assist Cayman funds by providing standing proxy services to investors.

Regulatory & Compliance

Ogier Global can provide fund structures with a tailored compliance framework to help them comply with their anti-money laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CFT) regime requirements. We also support investment entities and other financial institutions in complying with their Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) obligations including US FATCA and CRS. Find out more about the range of services provided here.

Liquidation Services

Ogier Global can conduct the voluntary winding up of (solvent) companies in Cayman, Hong Kong and Jersey. Our team has extensive experience of dissolving investment funds and can also provide termination services for companies and partnerships. We provide management and guidance through the entire dissolution process.

In instances of greater complexity, or where there are questions as to solvency, pre or post-termination transactions or residual liabilities, we can bring in the expertise of our legal colleagues at Ogier. Find out more about the range of services provided here.

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