Basics of a Variable Capital Company



Basics of a Variable Capital Company

Date Published: 28 August 2019

Authors: Bill Jamieson, Amit Dhume, Abel 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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