Basics of a Variable Capital Company

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Basics of a Variable Capital Company


Date Published: 28 August 2019


Authors: Bill JamiesonAmit DhumeAbel Ho and Neeti Relan.




 

This table provides you with a useful overview of the Variable Capital Company (“VCC”). It highlights the unique characteristics of the VCC and key requirements under the VCC regulatory framework.

 

Basics of a variable capital company

 

Use of the Variable Capital Company for types of funds in Singapore

A Variable Capital Company (“VCC”) is a corporate investment structure that can have underlying cells that may be a mix of open-ended and closed-ended sub-funds.

 

Use of the Variable Capital Company for types of funds in Singapore


Disclaimer: This update is provided to you for general information and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

 

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Amit Dhume Partner at CNPLaw LLP

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Amit’s practice focuses on corporate law, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory and compliance matters. He has over 15 years’ experience in these areas of law. Amit’s expertise has been recognised in Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020 as “Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A as well as Investment Funds”. In December 2016, Amit was named by Singapore Business Review as one of the 70 most influential lawyers in Singapore under the age of 40.




Bill Jamieson is a Partner at CNPLaw LLP. Bill is an English lawyer who is also registered to practise Singapore law in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance and securities laws. He enjoys working in the diverse and dynamic Asian market and helping his clients to achieve their goals.
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    Bill’s practice focuses on corporate financing transactions, investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and employment law matters. His experience includes 10 years in the City of London and over 20 years in Asia. Before joining CNP, Bill was a partner in a well-known international law firm. He is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Investment Funds and Labour and Employment in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020. Bill is one of the firm’s contacts for Interlaw, a network of independent full-service corporate law firms ranked by Chambers and Partners in its highest category, “Elite”, amongst all global law firm networks.




    Abel Ho Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

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    Abel is in the Funds team. His main areas of practice are in investment funds, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory and compliance matters.



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