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Open Retail Fund in Russia

Updated on Wednesday 13th December 2017

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Open-Retail-Fund-in-Russia.jpgThe Russian retail fund market is rather young and not as developed as it is in the European region, but the local authorities provide many options in terms of retail vehicles and also a solid legal framework regulating this industry. Investors can choose from four types of investment vehicles set up as retail funds and our team of company formation specialists in Russia can provide their expertise on this matter to those who want to register a retail fund in this country. 

Types of retail funds in Russia 

retail fund in Russia is addressed to non-professional investors, who do not have the statute of high net worth individuals. That type of fund can be registered with lower initial investments. The legislation in this sense prescribes a higher degree of regulation, as the funds are managed by investors who do not have a wide experience in the field. Investors who are interested in company formation in Russia are advised to analyse the legislation for fund domiciliation.
Russia provides the following types of investment funds
open-ended funds;
exchange-traded funds;
interval funds;
closed-ended funds
Open-ended and closed-ended structures in Russia are defined by the rights given to the investors. For example, an open-ended vehicle will provide more flexibility – the investors will be able to issue an unlimited amount of shares and they will be allowed to obtain the return on investment at any given time, rules which are not applicable in the case of a closed-ended structure
Our team of company formation representatives in Russia can assist foreign investors in choosing a suitable retail fund


Retail Fund Law in Russia  

Businessmen who want to set up a company in Russia should verify the legal requirements they must meet. In the case of an investment fund registered as a retail vehicle, the main legislation regulating the structure is the Federal Law on Investment Funds No. 156-FZ
Such vehicles are regulated by two main institutions: 
Russian government;
the Central Bank of the Russian Federation
Foreign businessmen are invited to contact our company formation agents in Russia for more details related to the retail funds

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