Advantages of a Valartis fund solution
The Valartis brand name Subject to strict conditions, our brand name can form part of the fund name
Client protectionProfessional application of international standards of due diligence and protection of privacy by the custodian bank acting as depositary for the fund’s units
ReputationAs part of the Swiss Valartis Group, the Valartis Liechtenstein Group (custodian bank and fund manager) is a highly reputable partner.
Customised solutionsEvery client is different. Valartis Fund Management (Liechtenstein) AG does not offer off-the-peg solutions.
FlexibilityFunds may be configured in contractual or corporate form. They may be combined with other structures in Liechtenstein (limited company, trust, foundation, etc.) or with cross-border structures.
Boiling things down to the essentialOptimised minimum solutions are a Liechtenstein speciality: funds with one investor / small asset volumes
Efficient market accessImmediate access to all European markets for public distribution, providing the fund has a UCITS structure (“European passport”); investment companies can also be commercially active throughout the EEA thanks to the EU freedom to provide services and establish branch offices.
InternationalismThe Valartis Group Liechtenstein offers financial solutions to clients in more than 80 countries – whenever possible, in the local mother tongue.
Raising capitalCapital raised at home and abroad goes into a single pool.
LiquidityEnhancement and extension of exit options through sale/transfer to (institutional and international) investors
Reinforce your own brandA fund under your own label strengthens your brand.
Independence If you wish you can assume responsibility for the investment manager function (provided you meet the minimum requirements set by Liechtenstein FMA).
Optimised succession planning, inheritanceFund units are readily transferable and, as complex assets, easily divisible.
Asset transferStreamlined options for asset transfers to family members or friends
Time to market / efficient processesHigh degree of efficiency in Liechtenstein: depending on the fund type, time to market is generally between four weeks and four months from the initial discussion to fund authorisation; streamlined procedure for launching funds for qualified investors: no advance FMA authorisation required.
PoolingNumerous separately managed portfolios with a similar investment structure brought together into a newly established fund
AdministrationLean structures, rapid administrative procedures
Electronic platformsCost-effective compliance with legal publication duties through the use of electronic platforms
Fund prospectusesSimple, EU-compatible fund prospectus design
Tax exemptionThe assets under management of a Liechtenstein investment fund are generally tax-exempt. We recommend that potential promoters/investors seek advice on taxation from third parties before setting up an investment fund or acquiring fund units. Valartis Fund Management (Liechtenstein) AG itself does not provide tax advice.