Investment Firms

Engaging in the provision of investment services or conducting investment activities as a regular occupation typically requires obtaining an investment firm license. Our diverse clientele spans from traditional discretionary asset managers to trading brokerages, innovative mobile-based algo-advisors, and disruptive fintech businesses.

The SALVUS Investment Firms Licensing team

At SALVUS, we maintain a dedicated Investment Firms Licensing team and welcome all your questions about the licensing of investment firms at info@salvusfunds.com.

Our team consists of experts with unique and extensive experience in dealing with investment firms of varying business models. This expertise allows us to comprehend your vision and address your business objectives holistically. We guide you in identifying and obtaining the most suitable investment services license for your business activities in the appropriate jurisdiction.

The SALVUS Investment Firms Licensing team supports your business particulars and ensures the proper establishment of your investment firm. We liaise with your team and the national competent authority of the selected jurisdiction on your behalf, handling every step of the application procedure. This includes preparing the necessary documentation and submitting a complete and well-supported application as per the requirements of each jurisdiction’s licensing framework.

We support your business needs through a sophisticated and well-designed project management approach, covering the entire license application process. From the initial introduction to the regulator, the submission of the application, correspondence with the regulator, guidance in fulfilling all preconditions instructed, license activation, to ensuring post-licensing compliance.

The investment services jurisdictions we specialise in are:

CySEC and Cyprus
DFSA and Dubai
FSRA and Abu Dhabi
FSC and Mauritius
FSA and Seychelles

Furthermore, through our extensive network, we can assist you in obtaining an investment firm license in other prominent European destinations such as Lithuania, Malta, Ireland and Luxemburg, along with Australia, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Ready-made licenses for acquisition or sale

Our entity acquisition or sale support service actively deals with existing investment firm licenses’ change of ownership, with either a seller’s or a buyer’s mandate. Our services include the identification of a target licensed entity based on your business needs, negotiation between parties, compliance and financial due diligence, and transaction facilitation.

The SALVUS Investment Firms Licensing team is ready to listen and support you in your investment services license needs. We look forward to being of value and helping you obtain the most suitable license.

Please contact us at info@salvusfunds.com to discuss more with our Investment Firms Licensing team at SALVUS.