Fund Structure: The Unit Trust
A unit trust is a contractual fund structure constituted by trust deed. A unit trust is not a separate legal entity and does not have legal personality. Unit trusts are preferred in certain jurisdictions (such as Japan) where local regulators and investors are more familiar with a contractual investment structure. Our Asset Management and Investment Funds team have put together a briefing on the Unit Trust fund structure
For more information on this please contact Nollaig Greene, or Ann Shiels, Knowledge Lawyers, or your usual contact on the Asset Management and Investment Funds team.
Date published: 4 September 2020