Bermuda: A world-class financial centre
Bermuda is a significant centre for both traditional and alternative investments including funds, private equity and insurance-linked securities (ILS).
Innovative legislative and regulatory developments continue to invigorate Bermuda’s asset management industry. Today, 2150 funds are administered in Bermuda, almost all of the top U.S. and European private equity groups have either domiciled structures in Bermuda or have interests in Bermuda funds and Bermuda dominates global ILS market capacity.
total assets under management for funds
Current market capitalisation (excluding mutual funds) of the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX)
of global insurance-linked securities (ILS) issuances
Signed cooperation agreements with EU Member States in relation to the AIFMD
The Alternative Investment Management Association Bermuda branch was established in 2016
Bermuda is a major centre for investment funds with $172.1 billion in total assets under management (as of 2018). Bermuda provides a number of innovative and flexible structures with a robust regulatory compliance framework and offers competitive options to high-quality fund managers and investors.
Bermuda is at the forefront of the global insurance-linked securities (ILS) market. With a specific regulatory framework to facilitate the formation of such structures, Bermuda has seen incredible growth with over 80% of the world’s outstanding issuances listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange.
Bermuda has been a top choice for Private Equity (PE) funds for many years. Almost all of the top U.S. and European PE groups have either domiciled structures in Bermuda or have interests in Bermuda funds. While exempted limited partnerships are typical, there are other options to consider as well.