Investment funds are of course the bedrock of most pensions
assets, and are popular investment targets in their own right; but those
investors who are able or who choose to explore the offshore dimension
of fund investment, whether from 'onshore' or from 'offshore', have many
If direct equity investment is the fastest-growing investment sector,
then fund investment must take the palm for diversity. As with equity
investment, the first decision any fund investor ought to make is where
to base his investments. Probably, few investors actively consider this
question until it's already too late, and the tax damage has been done.
That's understandable if investment begins with a few thousand dollars
or equivalent, almost as a hobby, and gradually builds up. The investment
range we are dealing with here is bigger (from $100,000 to $5m) and forethought
is essential if more than $100,000 is to be put into funds.
There is a great deal of helpful material on investment
funds in investorsoffshore, and for that matter on our other sites as
well, so here are some links to relevant parts of our own and other sites,
listed below under various subject headings:
Offshore investment funds
Lowtax Network Offshore Investment Funds Sector: information on investment
funds in more than 20 offshore jurisdictions.
InvestorsOffshore Guide To Investment Funds
a detailed description of the different types of offshore investment funds
and how to access them.
LowtaxPro Offshore Investment Funds Report: highly detailed information
on investment funds in the top 18 offshore fund jurisdictions. This is
a paid-for report, but you can see a contents listing through this link.
Organizing your finances as an expatriate - banking,
our special report on many financial aspects
of being an expat
Investors Offshore Funds FAQ answering many of the questions you may
have about investment funds internationally.
InvestorsOffshore Report On Hedge Funds an extensive report on the
nature of hedge funds, how to choose them and use them.