represents at the moment a top economy, which influences the commercial relations established at an international level. Those who want to invest on the Chinese investment market
can register similar investment vehicles
that are met throughout the world, such as retail funds
or hedge funds
, which are governed by different investment policies
. Our team of lawyers in China
can provide an in-depth presentation on the main advantages of each type of investment fund
and can help businessmen set up a vehicle that is suitable for their financial status and business plans.
Retail funds in China
The main characteristic of a Chinese retail fund is that they are publicly offered to investors who do not have a high level of knowledge in the investment field. They can also be registered as non-publicly offered funds, if the shareholders (not exceeding 200) are qualified investors, as stipulated in the Chapter X of the above mentioned legislation.
Retail funds in China can be registered as open-ended funds or closed-ended funds, which can take the form of:
• money market funds;
• debt funds;
• hybrid funds;
• qualified domestic institutional investor funds, which are a special category of funds created by the Chinese authorities, which allow the usage of foreign exchange quotas.
• exchange traded funds.
Investors who want to open a business in China
set up as an investment fund
should know that the most common type of vehicle is the open-ended fund.
Our law firm in China
can offer assistance on how to register an open-ended fund
here, which provides no restrictions to the investors. This type of vehicle i is also one of the most popular type of fund in China
Hedge funds in China
Under the New Funds Law, hedge funds can be used to register a private fund, able to invest in public securities. The main regulatory framework available in this case is the Administrative Measures for the Master Trust Schemes of Trusted Companies.
Businessmen who are interested in receiving more details on the types of investment funds
available in China
are invited to contact our Chinese lawyers