FCA Umbrella Services

Regulatory Hosting

As a full-scope Alternative Investment Fund Manager (“AIFM”) authorised by the FCA, we offer a comprehensive regulatory hosting service to unregulated investment management companies and individuals seeking to quickly and efficiently market, or to establish and manage investment funds in the UK, and potentially throughout Europe utilising our passport.

Becoming an AIFM can be time-consuming and costly. The process can take many months, by which time a great investment opportunity could be lost, and the process can prove expensive.

Infinity can enable firms to get up and running quickly by operating under its regulatory umbrella. Thus, firms can:

  • Market their plans and opportunities much faster than the regulatory authorisation process allows, typically this takes weeks with Infinity rather than 6 – 9 months for direct authorisation with the FCA;

  • Develop business and operational protocols under our supervision before deciding whether to assume regulatory responsibility;

  • Avoid the administrative burden of compliance training, regulatory filings and compliance documentation;

  • Reduce the overall cost of managing their own regulator-authorised entity, and the burden of regulatory capital adequacy.


Types of clients

We are able to provide our regulatory hosting capabilities to the following types of clients:

  • Property Investment Funds;

  • Property Development Funds;

  • Fund distributors and introducers;

  • Private Equity Firms;

  • Investment Advisory Firms;

  • Discretionary wealth managers;

  • Investment advisers to offshore managers;

  • Corporate finance advisory firms;

  • Debt Funds.

Please get in touch to find out more about becoming an Appointed Representative of Infinity.