Foreign investors can open a company in the Czech Republic
, but they can also set up an investment fund
. The legislation applicable to investment funds in Czech Republic
is different than the one applicable to commercial companies
. Investment vehicles in Czech Republic
are regulated under the Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds
and our team of company formation representatives
can offer assistance on the regulations related to this law. The Act
was modified in 2013 in order to align with the regulations imposed on investment funds
by the European Union.
Investment fund legislation in Czech Republic
The new Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds
provides new investment opportunities
to both local and foreign investors. The Act
establishes new investment vehicles
, as follows:
• SICAV (investment company with variable capital);
• trust funds.
was modified in order to align with the regulations available under the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIMF)
. Investors who are interested in company formation in Czech Republic
must know that the new Act is available for the investment funds
operating on this market, as well as for other types of investment entities
which manage the assets of such funds
At the same time, regulations available for the investment field in Czech Republic
can also be provided by the Czech National Bank
, which is the main regulator of such vehicles
. Our team of company formation agents in Czech Republic
can offer assistance for the registration procedure, which falls under the rules of the Czech National Bank
Register with the Czech National Bank
According to the new Act, which implements the AIMF regulations, alternative investment fund managers are required to register with the Czech National Bank (CNB). Moreover, all persons who are interested in investing capital in Czech Republic must notify CNB on this matter.
CNB will issue an approval in specific situations, in which, for example, the investment project exceeds the values prescribed under the applicable legislation.