Chapter 2 - Qualifying Investor AIF Requirements

Introduction:
Part I: General rules
Section 1: Qualifying Investor AIF restrictions
i. General restrictions
ii. Constitutional documents
iii. Valuation
iv. Distinction between open-ended Qualifying Investor AIFs and those which are openended with limited liquidity arrangements
v. Share classes
vi. Umbrella Qualifying Investor AIFs
vii. Investment through subsidiary companies
viii. Dealings by management company, general partner, depositary, AIFM, investment manager or by delegates or group companies of these
Section 2: Supervisory requirements
i. General conditions
ii. Offer period
iii. Directors of Qualifying Investor AIF investment companies
iv. Suspensions
v. Replacement of depositary
vi. Replacement of AIFM, management company, general partner or third party
vii. Monthly and quarterly returns
viii. Amalgamation of Qualifying Investor AIFs with other investment funds
Section 3: Prospectus requirements
i. General requirements
ii. General information concerning the Qualifying Investor AIF
iii. Investments in other investment funds
iv. Dealing
v. Information concerning a management company or general partner
vi. Information concerning investment managers and other service providers
vii. Authorisation status
viii. Conflicts of interest
ix. Umbrella Qualifying Investor AIFs
x. Warehousing
xi. Investment through subsidiaries
Section 4: General operational requirements
i. Financial resources of investment companies
ii. Dealing
Section 5: Annual and half-yearly reports
i. Publication of annual and half-yearly reports
ii. Information to be contained in the annual report
iii. Information to be contained in the half-yearly report
Part II: Specific Fund-Type Requirements
Section 1: Money market Qualifying Investor AIFs
i. Short-Term Money Market Funds
ii. Money Market Funds
iii. Short-Term Money Market Funds - valuation on the basis of amortised cost
iv. European Central Bank reporting requirements
Section 2: Qualifying Investor AIFs which invest more than 50% of net assets in another investment fund
Section 3: Closed-ended Qualifying Investor AIFs and duration of closed-ended Qualifying Investor AIFs
i. General requirements
ii. Liquidity
iii. Changes to existing closed-ended Qualifying Investor AIFs
Section 4: Loan originating Qualifying Investor AIF
i. General requirements
ii. Credit granting, monitoring and management
iii. Due diligence by investors
iv. Diversification / eligible investments
v. Stress testing
vi. Liquidity and distributions
vii. Leverage
viii. Disclosure
Part III: Additional provisions applicable to Qualifyng Investor AIFS which have a registered AIFM