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9 September 2019

Limited Qualified Investor Fund ("L-QIF")

Good News for Swiss Private Equity and Venture Capital Structures
At the end of June this year, the Federal Council opened the consultation process on the amendment of the Collective Investment Schemes Act ("CISA") to introduce the so-called Limited Qualified Investor Fund or L-QIF for short. This is intended to facilitate the market launch of innovative and flexible Swiss fund products. An L-QIF will be treated like a fund for tax purposes, but will not be subject to FINMA approval and will benefit from further exemptions and simplifications. It can thus be set up much more quickly and cost-effectively than previous Swiss fund products. In particular, Swiss providers of private equity or venture capital structures will also be able to benefit from this.

Good News for Swiss Private Equity and Venture Capital Structures At the end of June this year, the Federal Council opened the consultation process on the amendment of the Collective Investment Schemes Act ("CISA") to introduce...

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