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With more than 14,000 funds and about USD 3,700 bn of assets under management as at the end of 2015, Luxembourg is the second largest investment fund centre in the world after the United States and the fastest growing alternative investment funds domicile.

The legal and regulatory framework that has been created over the years, combined with Luxembourg's longstanding economic and fiscal stability has attracted hedge fund managers from all over the world. As of June 2015 15.6% of global alternative investment funds and 45% of alternative UCITS were domiciled in Luxembourg.

Fanny Sergent, PwC Luxembourg
Hedge Funds Leader

Luxembourg posted the largest growth in term of relative weight of domiciled funds, from 6% in 2011 to 15.6% in June 2015.


 


 

How we can help

Hedge funds are a specialist product. We have a team of experts with extensive experience of hedge funds who offer services tailored to the needs of hedge funds managers, their funds and their service providers. For more details, see our brochure.

A global presence

  • 100% dedicated Asset Management group, over 12,700 people worldwide
  • 70% of the Hedge Fund Intelligence Top 100 Hedge Funds worldwide are serviced by PwC
  • 49% of the Hedge Fund Intelligence Top 100 Hedge Funds worldwide are audited by PwC
  • 72% of the European Top 50 hedge fund managers are serviced by PwC
  • 42% of the European Top 50 hedge fund managers are audited by PwC

A local leadership

  • 100% dedicated Asset Management group, over 1,200 people in Luxembourg
  • 80% of the Top 10 global asset managers are audited by PwC Luxembourg
  • 80% of the top 10 alternative UCITS are serviced by PwC Luxembourg
  • 70% of the Top 10 alternative UCITS promoters are audited by PwC Luxembourg
     


 

Why Luxembourg?

Luxembourg is the fastest growing alternative investment funds domicile in the world.

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Publications

The Luxembourg Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: An AIFMD-compliant fund that is flexible and can be marketed quickly

The Luxembourg Reserved Alternative Investment Fund: An AIFMD-compliant fund that is flexible and can be marketed quickly

The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) is changing the Luxembourg Alternative Investment Fund landscape. The RAIF is a flexible, multipurpose alternative investment fund that can be marketed quickly. It is regulated through its relevant manager, under the Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD). Our team can help you on all RAIF-related issues, from defining the ideal investment vehicle to setting up your fund.

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Global Hedge Fund Distribution Survey 2015: Distribution Disrupted - Spotlight on Alternatives

Global Hedge Fund Distribution Survey 2015: Distribution Disrupted - Spotlight on Alternatives

This report is a collaboration between PwC and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). It examines the disruption of distribution trends in the hedge fund sector and looks at how firms are dealing with and driving the resulting challenges and opportunities.

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Alternative asset management 2020: Fast forward to centre stage

Alternative asset management 2020: Fast forward to centre stage

Over the past several years, rapid developments in the global economic environment have pushed asset management to the forefront of social and economic change. An important part of this change - the need for increased and sustainable long-term investment returns - has propelled the alternative asset classes to centre stage.

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Fanny Sergent
Hedge Funds Leader, PwC Luxembourg
Tel: +352 49 48 48 2478
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