Alternative Investment Fund or AIF means any collective investment undertaking which collectively raises capital from a number of investors, with a view to invest it in accordance with a defined investment policy for the benefit of those investors and which has not been authorized as an Undertaking for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS).

The Alternative Investment Funds Law of 2014 (the "AIF Law") regulates the Alternative Investment Funds in Cyprus.

The AIF Law provides for the authorization and on-going operations of the AIFs.
The Categories of AIFs
An Alternative Investment Fund can be divided into two categories:

  • The AIF Unlimited Number of persons (AIF)
  • The AIF Limited Number of Persons (AIFLNP)

The Legal Forms of AIFs
  • Common Fund
  • Investment company in the form of Variable Capital Investment Company (VCIC) or Fixed Capital Investment Comapny (FCIC)
  • Limited Liability Partnership
How G.P.Global may assist you
Our specialised team and network of partners can assist you with:

  • Regulatory advice on the AIF forms;
  • Support on the incorporation of the entity to be authorised as an AIF;
  • Preparation and submission of the licensing application package for granting regulatory approval;
  • Internal Audit services;
  • Compliance Officer services;
  • Assist with corporate recruitment services; 
  • Indirect tax services;
  • Registered offices and General Administrative services;
  • Assist with Immigration documents preparations.
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