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Small is beautiful

Small is beautiful

The funds industry in Malta has best positioned itself to attract business from fund managers falling out of the scope of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), managing portfolios within the small-to-medium sized space. This is the area of the industry expected to attract the majority of future investments. Managers looking to take advantage of opportunities arising during the global pandemic, also benefited from the quick time to market the jurisdiction offers through certain fund typologies unique to the Maltese domicile. 

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Cost savings appeal to emerging managers

Cost savings appeal to emerging managers

High set up costs could stymie the fortunes of emerging and start up managers before they even make their first step. Malta offers such organisations the opportunity to set up their business in a low-cost jurisdiction while taking advantage of the high touch service they would benefit from due to the size of the industry.

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Talent squeeze as industry grows

Talent squeeze as industry grows

As Luxembourg attracts growing numbers of fund managers and service providers, the progress is raising concerns among those with existing operations in the region. Attracting and retaining top talent is becoming more of a struggle as the number of players increases and the industry needs around compliance continue to mount.