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AFA Legal Resources (Cayman) Ltd. (“AFA Legal”) serves a diverse, international client base providing general advisory services, advice on structuring vehicles (including companies, SPVs, SPCs, partnerships and trusts), liquidating entities, providing legal opinions, and offering post launch legal advisory services. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT:


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Fund Administration Services +1(345) 943 4232 AFA operates on a fully integrated accounting/reporting platform to deliver robust and transparent reporting to fund managers and investors

Advanced Fund Administration:

Advanced Fund Administration Welcome to AFA Advanced Fund Administration (“AFA”) is a privately owned hedge fund and private equity fund administration firm established in the Cayman Islands in January 2008 by Peter M.O. Young. In September 2009 AFA expanded its global footprint into the United States by opening its Summit, New Jersey office trading as Advanced Fund Administration LLC, and in November 2014 established an office in BVI, trading as Advanced Fund Administration (BVI) Ltd. AFA is also rolling out a Luxembourg based solution to meet the fund administration needs of our European based clients electing to domicile in Luxembourg . In 2013 AFA expanded its service offering to include offshore legal services via AFA Legal Resources (Cayman) Ltd, as well as launching AFA Advisory Services to address the needs of early stage fund managers. AFA is a SSAE 16 Type II SOC I compliant, boutique fund administration firm providing comprehensive and cost effective fund administration solutions to all types of fund structures and investment strategies. The core of AFA’s service combines robust technology and experienced staff, offering clients personalized service and continuous access to AFA’s Executive Management. AFA values each client relationship and prides itself on partnering with its clients throughout the fund lifecycle and beyond . +1(345) 943 4232

Legal Services:

Legal Services AFA Legal Resources (Cayman) Ltd. (“AFA Legal”) serves a diverse, international client base providing general advisory services, advice on structuring vehicles (including companies, SPVs, SPCs, partnerships and trusts), liquidating entities, providing legal opinions, and offering post launch legal advisory services . AFA Legal offers services in Cayman, BVI and Bahamas and has capacity to service additional offshore and onshore jurisdictions through its extensive legal network and partners worldwide. The scope and profile of its clients include large institutional investors and banks, high net worth persons, family offices, fund managers, as well as start-up advisory companies . AFA Legal services include the following four main practice areas: Corporate commercial Private client and trusts Liquidation services Investment funds +1(345) 943 4232

Corporate Commercial:

Corporate Commercial AFA Legal Services and its global partners in law have a wealth of experience in a wide range of international corporate and commercial arrangements including : Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) collaboration – registering free zone companies Intellectual property (IP) transactions Distressed real estate Performing and non-performing loans Mergers & Acquisitions Joint Ventures Mediation Agreements Commercial Contracts Commodities and International Trade Cross-border Investments Capital Raising +1(345) 943 4232

Private Client & trusts:

Private Client & trusts AFA Legal Services provides integrated advisory , succession and estate planning advice to high-net-worth individuals, families and their trustees across many jurisdictions . Specializations include : Structuring property, yacht and aircraft acquisitions, onshore and offshore, and assistance with obtaining finance/mortgages from blue chip institutions. Trusts (including the set-up of Cayman STAR or purpose trusts) and general advice on trusts law . Tax-efficient structures for philanthropy and the acquisition of assets of all types and classes. Issuing legal opinions for domestic and cross border transactions . +1(345) 943 4232

Liquidation Services:

Liquidation Services AFA Legal has vast experience in liquidating all types of Cayman Islands vehicles. We can assist with the striking off of an entity from the active Register of Companies, or act as liquidator on a voluntary liquidation and winding up of a Cayman company or Fund. Fees will be determined on a case by case basis. The average lead time to strike a Cayman entity will be around 3 to 5 business days. A voluntary liquidation is more proactive and may take several months to be dissolved once final creditors and final meeting of members have been held, and final accounts of the defunct entity have been presented and approved at such meetings. +1(345) 943 4232

Investment Funds:

Investment Funds AFA Legal offers free consultative advice and once an engagement letter is executed by the client, we advise fund managers and promoters on the offshore structure, operation and domicile of their investment funds . We also collaborate with onshore fund managers and legal counsel on domestic onshore feeders insofar as these structures relate to offshore master fund vehicles . We pride ourselves in offering a “turn-key” service ranging from the planning and conception stage right through the mechanics to drafting technical documentation, advising on local regulatory issues and filings, up to the launch and post launch filings and documentation required to open bank accounts , to activate and engage relevant service providers and to commence trading . If you are an investor (whether high net worth person or institutional), we can advise you on structuring your investments into an offshore fund. If you are a promoter or manager of offshore funds, we can advise you on the optimum fund vehicle and the best choice of domicile of your fund . If an ISIN number or stock exchange listing is required for the offshore fund, we can arrange for this to be done as well. +1(345) 943 4232

Corporate Secretarial:

Corporate Secretarial AFA is an industry leading advocate in ensuring that offshore funds observe good corporate governance in addition to its offering of its experienced executives as Directors of its client funds, AFA Legal Services adds to a fund's robust corporate governance culture through its corporate secretarial services offering. Our Corporate Services team works in conjunction with the Funds' Directors, whether provided by AFA Legal Services or not, and will manage all aspects of an offshore fund's statutory and regulatory obligations, including : Assistance in the preparation of fund launch minutes & resolutions Preparation and safe-keeping of Board resolutions throughout the fund's operation Drafting of Board packs and agendas for Directors & Shareholder meetings Attendance at Directors meetings and preparation of minutes Coordination of the payment of Funds' statutory and regulatory fees +1(345) 943 4232

Director Services:

Director Services Good corporate governance standards are necessary and desirable for Investment Advisors, fund sponsors and all service providers to investment funds, to ensure that investors' interests are considered and protected throughout the life cycle of the fund . AFA   Legal Services  offers experienced professionals, who are conversant with the alternative investment funds industry, to act as Directors of offshore domiciled funds, in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and BVI . Our Directors serve on the boards of some of the most complex and diverse fund structures in the industry, where they bring their experience to bear in exercising their fiduciary duties to the funds and the shareholders as a whole. Through support from AFA's Corporate Services team, AFA Directors will add an extra dimension to your offshore funds' governance standards . Our state of the art conference facilities will be made available to the Board for the conduct of regular Board meetings at our offices in the Cayman Islands . +1(345) 943 4232

Wilton McDonald ii - bio:

Wilton McDonald ii - bio The Head of AFA Legal Services is Mr. Wilton McDonald II with primary responsibility for providing legal services to Cayman domiciled funds as well as several other offshore jurisdictions, specifically the following core and first tier jurisdictions: BVI, Bahamas and Anguilla, and second tier jurisdictions including Bermuda, Belize, Panama, Nevis, Switzerland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Malta . Wilton has over 17 years’ experience in the areas of corporate law and public accountancy having worked in New York, Bermuda, BVI, Cayman and the Bahamas. He also has an extensive background in setting up all types of companies and investment fund structures. Wilton has worked closely with start-ups as well as “blue chip” investment fund managers, administrators and onshore counsel, based primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Brazil, Hong Kong/ China, UAE- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Russia, and Japan. Mr . McDonald was admitted to the bar in 2004 as an Attorney in the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, and as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands Circuit); and also in 2002/ 2003 as an Attorney in Connecticut (ret), and New York, USA.  Prior to joining AFA Legal Resources (Cayman) Ltd, Wilton established Iberia Legal Ltd. in 2010 focusing on capital introduction in Portugal, Poland, and Brazil.  Wilton has previously held positions with Higgs & Johnson (formerly Truman Bodden & Company) as Head of the Investment Funds Dept ; Ogier and Lennox Paton as an investment funds associate; and as an associate with Appleby Spurling & Kempe . +1(345) 943 4232

Wilton McDonald ii - bio:

Wilton McDonald ii - bio Wilton completed a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Caribbean University, an MBA from Andrews University, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University College London, a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Fordham Law School, and completed the residence requirement for the Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) degree at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York. He is also a retired Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the United Kingdom . Following is the contact information for Mr. McDonald: Wilton G. McDonald II, BSc, LLB ( Hons .), MBA, LLM, JSD (C), FCCA (ret .) Attorney-at-law and Notary Public Head of AFA Legal Resources (Cayman) Ltd . e . w . +345.943.4232 | d. +305.851.2549 | f. +345.943.4231  | c. (Poland) + 48.608.274.583 Skype :  wilton.mcdonald2 +1(345) 943 4232

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