Malta as emerging EU hedge fund jurisdiction shows strong growth

Malta supplement 2010/11: Growing from a strong base


Perception is everything and the perception in Malta is that the country is nearing critical mass in the development of its funds sector. Talk with anyone involved in the hedge funds industry and things are booming. The talk is of an influx of alternative fund managers, management companies and redomiciliations as well as the setting-up of new funds.

The statistics show a vibrant sector, with overall alternative investment fund licensing picking up dramatically. However looking purely at the hedg