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Fund Formation

OUR SPECIALIST TEAM PROVIDES ASSISTANCE ON ALL ASPECTS OF FUND FORMATION, INCLUDING REVIEWING DOCUMENTATION, SUBMITTING REGULATORY APPLICATIONS AND ENSURING THAT ANY NEW FUND IS SET UP TO RUN IN A SMOOTH AND EFFICIENT MANNER.

We help our clients find the right professionals to work with through the formation phase of their venture, including non-executive directors, legal counsel, auditors, registrars, corporate brokers and placement agents.

Our services at launch include:

  • Help in finding the appropriate experienced non-executive directors
  • Assistance with the appointment of legal counsel, auditors and other advisory firms
  • Liaising with client’s lead counsel, corporate brokers and placement agents
  • Company incorporation and limited partnerships formation
  • Support and assistance in the selection and appointment of bankers, brokers and custodians
  • Reviewing fund documentation, including the private placement or offering memorandum
  • Due diligence and preparatory work in relation to regulatory applications
  • Investor due diligence in compliance with AML/CFT regulatory requirements
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James Maitland

Head of Americas & Caribbean

BVI
Bermuda
Cayman Islands

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Alison Dyer-Fagundo

Managing Director

Bermuda

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Richard Gordon

Corporate Director

Cayman Islands

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Gary O'Connor

Managing Director

Isle of Man

+44 1624 605 702

gary.oconnor@estera.com


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Gareth Thomas

Managing Director

BVI

+1 284 393 1301

gareth.thomas@estera.com


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Liz Fitzgibbons

Sales Director

United Kingdom

+44 7444 090 181

liz.fitzgibbons@estera.com


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Stephen Lewis

Sales Director - Europe

United Kingdom

+44 7393 022 717

stephen.lewis@estera.com


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Andre Slabbert

Client Director

Cayman Islands