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April 27, 2021
A bright future for the UK funds industry?
The UK is already an attractive holding company jurisdiction used by many multinational businesses to facilitate efficient pan-European and global investment. From a tax standpoint alone, the UK has well-established and sophisticated tax rules to help streamline investment. From a nontax perspective, current markets indicate the UK’s attractiveness is heightened by the fact it is one of the world’s largest centers for asset management, with a developed financial services infrastructure, world-leading expertise in portfolio management, well-respected legal system, mature regulatory framework and easily accessible capital for investment.
However, in a post-Brexit world the UK continues to look for ways it can increase its competitiveness on the global stage. This EY article outlines some initial UK tax considerations for different investment strategies that may be addressed by an AHC regime.