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Offshore Hedge Fund Formation Overview – Hedge Fund Timeline

There are many reasons why managers will want to form hedge funds in offshore jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands.  While a domestic hedge fund can be established in as little as two to three weeks (depending on whether the manager must be registered as an investment advisor), the offshore hedge fund will usually take around 6 to 10 weeks to form, depending on a number of different factors.  This article will detail the process of creating an offshore hedge fund.  Continue reading