Dutch Regulator Makes AIFMD Notification Form For The Dutch Private Placement Regime Available


The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) has now published the notification form which non-EEA fund managers (non-EEA AIFMs) must use if they wish to rely on the Dutch private placement regime.

Non-EEA AIFMs that rely on the Dutch private placement regime do not require a license pursuant to the AIFMD, but are still subject to a number of transparency and ongoing requirements. Under the private placement regime investment funds (AIFs) may only be marketed to qualified investors in the Netherlands. The private placement regime is a separate transitional regime in addition to the general grandfathering regime that is available until 22 July 2014 to fund managers that were already active in the Netherlands prior to 22 July 2013.

Non-EEA AIFMs that wish to market AIFs in the Netherlands under the private placement regime, must submit the notification form with the AFM. In this form, the following must be included:

information on the AIFM (contact details); information on the AIF (contact details and nature of the assets); the total value of assets under management for all AIFs managed by the AIFM and an overview of these AIFs; explanation of how the AIFM will ensure that the AIF will not be marketed to...

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