Category Archives: BVI Investment Funds

BVI investment fund sues HSBC’s arm over Madoff Ponzi scheme

HSBC Institutional Trust Services Ireland Ltd, (HITSI), which is the Irish arm of HSBC bank, is being sued by the British Virgin Islands investment fund. Defender Ltd. has sued HITSI for about US$540 million over alleged breaches of a custodian … Continue reading

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Liquidators bring an action against BVI fund

The liquidators of Weavering Fund’s UK operation began a civil case in London’s High Court against Magnus Peterson, CEO of Weavering and manager of its Macro Fund. Along with other employees of the fund, he is alleged of the breach … Continue reading

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Madoff Trustee to file new lawsuit against BVI-based feeder funds

The trustee Irving Picard, who is trying to recover money invested by victims of Madoff’s affair into his feeder funds, among which there were BVI-registered funds, was authorized by the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge to file a $975.5 million lawsuit against … Continue reading

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ARP Growth’s administrators cannot value the fund

The investors in the ARP Growth fund formally received a nil valuation of their investments, and now the losses from the fund’s manager Trio Capital Limited are to exceed US$180mln. The administrators of Trio Capital Limited, the accounting group PPB, … Continue reading

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Managing director of BVI hedge funds arrested in connection with K1 Group’s probe

Two more arrests were made in connection with investigation of K1 Group’s activities. According to Dietrich Geuder, the spokesman for the Wuerzburg Prosecutors’ Office, the managing director of the British Virgin Islands-based hedge funds K1 Global Ltd. and K1 Invest … Continue reading

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Seattle’s pension fund concerned over its investments in BVI- and CI-based hedge funds

The Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS), the pension fund which is holding $1.6 billion to pay the pensions of 15,000 Seattle city workers, is trying to get back $20 million of its investment money through a several hedge funds … Continue reading

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Investigation of Trio Capital’s funds’ investments continues

The ARP Growth Fund, managed by Trio Capital Limited, has invested $52 million through the British Virgin Islands in a fund of hedge funds. Trio Capital’s administrators (the accounting group PPB), which are investigating company’s managed investment schemes, were not … Continue reading

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ASIC reveals new details on Trio Capital’s investments into BVI company

The Australian company Trio Capital, whose hedge fund known as Astarra Strategic Fund made $118 million investments through the British Virgin Islands-registered company EMA International, could not provide detailed information about the assets repatriated to overseas hedge funds. By words … Continue reading

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Madoff’s trustee and BVI funds’ liquidator dispute can be settled in BVI court

The process of liquidation and recovery of fees to investors into the BVI-registered Kingate Global Fund Limited and Kingate Euro Fund Limited, which are sued as the funds linked to Madoff Investment Securities LLC, may cause even more problems than … Continue reading

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UK Serious Fraud Office investigates BVI company related to collapsed fund

Following up an investigation of a hedge fund Weavering Capital and a related offshore firm Weavering Capital Fund Limited, registered in the British Virgin Islands, the UK Fraud Authority started to investigate sales of credit-default swaps and structured-finance products, including … Continue reading

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