Creating fund structures and compliance
We create fund structures for our clients which suit their financial needs and create investment funds for them – funds of qualified investors as well as funds intended for retail investors. In addition to the Czech Republic, we are able to establish investment funds in Malta or in Liechtenstein.
We provide comprehensive legal and compliance advice to investment companies and self-managing investment funds.
We have experience with registration of entities pursuant to Section 15 of Investment Companies and Investment Funds Act (“sub-limit funds”) with the Czech National Bank.
Our goal is to help you find solution to invest private equity: from structuring to implementation.
Our team is experienced in the field of qualified investors’ funds in all forms incl. SICAV, “mini-funds” under Section 15 of ZISIF (Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds) or made-to-measure investment certificates.
SICAV – Variable capital company
It was us who helped create the first Czech SICAV and other variable capital joint-stock companies.
On a long term basis, we cooperate with SICAV administrators in the Czech Republic and other EU countries. Our services consist of both pure legal services (assistance with foundation or important changes to the fund), and advisory in the area of compliance.
Selected reference transactions:
Comprehensive legal and compliance support to WOOD & Company investiční společnost, a.s., including the preparation of internal regulations and client documentation, communication with the Czech National Bank, and creation of new products.
Creation of various funds of qualified investors and special retail funds managed by WOOD & Company investiční společnost, a.s, including the creation of a fund of qualified investors in the form of a Czech open-ended investment company with variable capital (SICAV).
Creation of a fund of qualified investors, ČCE (A), investiční fond s proměnným základním kapitálem, a.s.
Transformation of a Czech SICAV (variable capital joint-stock company) from an externally managed de-minimis fund to a self-managed fund exceeding the AUM threshold.
Implementation of a complete project of distribution of investment funds of Conseq Funds investiční společnost, a.s. in Poland.
Complete management of the Maltese structure of WOOD & Company Funds SICAV P.l.c.
Ensuring the listing of a fund of qualified investors, FOCUS INVEST, investiční fond s prom. ZK, a.s. in Prague Stock Exchange.
Incorporation and registration of several companies pursuant to Section 15 of Investment Companies and Investment Funds Act with the Czech National Bank.
Our attorneys specializing in this area of the law: