Pre-Launch Assistance

The ILSFS team has extensive experience working with managers who are initially launching funds in various jurisdictions around the globe. ILSFS through its joint venture partners will provide an in-depth review of your current offering documents and will offer guidance from an administrative, accounting and corporate governance viewpoint. Our pre-launch services include:

  • Liaison with onshore and offshore legal counsel
  • Review of offering memoranda and constitutive documents
  • Consultation on fund structures from an operational perspective
  • Review of equalization or series methodology
  • Review of valuation policies specific to insurance linked securities
  • Coordinate business implementation, company secretarial, operations and the client’s legal counsel for finalization of all fund administration documentation, board resolutions and agreements
  • Coordinate the opening of the fund’s subscription and redemption as well as operational accounts through JP Morgan’s Bank Account Platform for alternative fund managers
  • Coordinate any necessary regulatory filing requirements
  • Assist with Stock Exchange Listing
  • Introduction to prime brokers, custodians, lawyers, audit firms and independent directors, if requested
  • Liaison with prime brokers to establish access via secure website to aid automation of transaction processing and holdings reconciliation
  • Development of operational procedures and workflow