Posted on 08 February 2023

Managers and investors demanding more flexibility


In the latest issue of Private Equity Wire, Alain Delobbe, Alter Domus Head of Management Company Luxembourg, and Conor O’Callaghan, Alter Domus Head of Management Company Ireland, assess the opportunities and challenges for managers and investors presented by the new semi-open-ended alternative funds.

As the interest in alternative investments grows, institutional investors are looking for new yield opportunities with greater liquidity. Semi-open-ended funds are niche structures that allow investors to get in and out of the fund easily under certain specified conditions. The new funds are already available in European fund domiciles including Luxembourg, with Ireland’s financial markets well poised to follow suit.

Alain and Conor explore the preference for pre-marketing strategies and outline the important role that an efficient and effective ManCo can play in ensuring strong governance through fair valuation, fair treatment of investors, and answering increasingly stringent regulatory demands.

Read the full article here or download the PDF below.