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CSSF grants AIFM infrastructure sub-license to IQ-EQ in Luxembourg

IQ-EQ Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A. is pleased to announce that it has been granted the alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) infrastructure sub-license by the Luxembourg regulator, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). 

IQ-EQ Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A., which forms part of the leading global investor services group IQ-EQ, was established in 2015 as a third party AIFM and now services over 30 alternative investment funds (AIFs) with a total committed capital of more than €3,5 billion.

With the granting of the infrastructure sub-license, the Luxembourg business is now able to offer services across the full range of illiquid AIFM asset classes, including:

  • Private equity
  • Private debt
  • Real estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Fund of funds
  • Insurance linked assets

IQ-EQ Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A. offers a full range of AIFM services and solutions including portfolio management, risk management, valuation control, Annex IV reporting, passporting and delegation control.

Stephan Schilken, IQ-EQ’s Director and Head of Delivery for AIFM in Luxembourg, commented:

“We are delighted to have been granted the AIFM infrastructure sub-license as it means that we are now able to support our clients across the entire range of illiquid AIFM asset classes and provide them with global alternative asset solutions, ranging from private equity and real estate to insurance linked assets, amongst others. We can delegate the portfolio management to a licensed asset manager or retain this function and have an investment advisor appointed – offering complete flexibility to our clients.”

Notes to editors

About IQ-EQ

IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group that brings together that rare combination of global expertise and a deep understanding of the needs of clients. We have the know how and the know you that allows us provide a comprehensive range of compliance, administration, asset and advisory services to investment funds, global companies, family offices and private clients globally.

IQ-EQ employs a global workforce of 2,450+ people located in 23 jurisdictions and has assets under administration exceeding US$400 billion. IQ-EQ works with seven of the top 10 global private equity firms.

Also part of the IQ-EQ group of companies, but who retain their own standalone brands, are: First National Trustee Company (FNTC), Lawson Conner, Equitis, The Private Office and Peru & Partners.

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For further information on this announcement please contact:

Sherizia Razzaque
Group Marketing Leader, Funds and Corporate

T: +230 213 8917