Cryptocurrency fund in Malta
Start investing in cryptocurrencies adhering to the best legal practice and having a great flexibility in business opportunities.

Why Malta?

Malta is an innovative, reliable and flexible EU financial services and Fin-tech centre, hosting and attracting a variety of financial services businesses including Professional Investor Funds (PIFs), Alternative Investor Funds (AIFs), UCITS, Fund Managers and Fund Administrators. Malta is considered as one of the top jurisdictions in the Fin-tech and Blockchain having approved world’s on of the first legal framework for businesses using distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrency exchange platforms.

Crypto regulation in Malta

The principal legislation governing PIFs in Malta is the Investment Services Act, 1994 “ISA” as subsequently amended. The ISA establishes the regulatory framework for investment services providers and for Collective Investment Schemes including PIFs. PIFs investing in cryptocurrencies will need to submit additional application documents in line with the MFSA’s Investment Services Rules for Qualifying Professional Investor Funds.

A PIF allows crypto asset managers to run a fund with a high degree of flexibility on asset selection and custody of up to 100 million Euro under management with the ability to switch into a AIF vehicle when AuM exceed the threshold.

Benefits:

Structure Variants
Self Managed Fund Option
PIF New Benefit: Crypto Investments in a Regulated Framework
Freedom to use Foreign Administrators
No Investment / Borrowing Restrictions
Rules and Documentation in English

Our services include:

Assistance with incorporation of Maltese company
Acquiring PIF license supervised by MFSA
Assistance with finding local employees
Drafting of required complete package of documents
Office Rental
Account opening at the partner-PSP*

*General timeframe for establishment of Maltese Cryptocurrency Fund is about 6 months.