Cross Border Private Equity Services

Global cross-border fund services

We ensure that your fund activities are compliant and efficient wherever in the world you’re going to. Want to learn how? Speak to our private equity experts for a free consultation.

Private equity firms know no boundaries when it comes to seeking success. However, entering new countries brings with it new challenges throughout a fund’s lifecycle. Local nuances and regulations can cause headaches and you need the right support to make your processes seamless.

For over 25 years, Vistra has worked side-by-side with private equity firms to do just that and assist with:

 –  Implementation and management of fund structures from set-up to SPV
 –  In-depth understanding and interpretation of local rules and regulations
 –  Data transparency and reporting

We have on-the-ground experts acting as the eyes and ears of our private equity clients. With in-depth knowledge and local experience in over 45 jurisdictions, we help facilitate cross-border capital management with an emphasis on legal compliance – contact us today.

Why Vistra for global fund services?

85 +
Offices worldwide
45 +
Jurisdictions globally
66 %
Supporting 66% of the top 300 PE firms
210 $Bn
Private equity assets under administration

Our global fund solutions

New Fund Setup
New fund set-up
Setting up a new fund in a new jurisdiction begins with a full understanding of all rules and regulations. We consider it critical to our mission to remain up to date on all compliance issues so that we can assist our clients regardless of their chosen jurisdictions.
Local Private Equity Knowledge
Attention to local nuances
Regulatory compliance is only the start of setting up new funds. Beyond it are the many local nuances that make each jurisdiction unique. Clients trust us to guide them through those nuances so that they can deliver at the highest possible level.
Fund Structures
The right fund structure
From fund set-up to building customised investment structures at SPV level, our private equity experts help you implement and manage the right structure, jurisdiction and transactional framework. Helping to support and action efficient solutions at each stage of your funds cycle.
PE Fund Risk Mitigation
Better risk mitigation
Cross-border capital management is always risky to some extent. We minimise risk by equipping clients with the tools and knowledge needed to avoid non-compliance. Our risk mitigation solutions cover everything from local rules to national regulations and tax laws.
Operational Efficiency
Operational efficiency
Operational tasks based on inefficient models only hamper the ability to compete. We help improve operational efficiency through technology and in-depth local knowledge. We can deliver consistent best practice across multiple jurisdictions with seamless processes that evolve with client funds.
Better PE fund data and reporting
Better data and reporting
We provide data and reporting solutions that offer complete and transparent access across all your jurisdictions and markets. Allowing you and your investors the ability to review data in multiple formats, including dashboard views and detailed reports. Everything is customisable to individual requirements.

Private equity firm EQT establish legal entities in 30+ markets

Need support with simplifying your fund complexities?

Speak to our global fund experts today.

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Cross-border fund establishment checklist

We know that establishing a fund across different countries is complex, so we’ve developed a comprehensive checklist to help guide you through each stage of set-up including:
 –  Choosing the right structure and domicile
 –  Developing an effective investment strategy
 –  Creating a workable budget and capital flow plan
 –  Planning the delivery of fund services

Cross-Border fund establishment checklist

Understanding and interpreting operational complexity and regulatory obligations is at the heart of how we help firms capitalise on new opportunities.

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Choosing the right fund domicile

Finding the right domicile to establish your next fund can be a tricky first step. We’ve compiled a list of fund structures and related considerations for the most popular destination countries to make that decision a little easier.
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Focus: Singapore and Luxembourg

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