PRU-EPRS 1.35 Instructional Guidelines — Form B230 — Domestic Fund Activity

Purpose

Form B230This form is designed to capture the data regarding all types of Collective Investment Funds ("CIF") being operated by Authorised Firms. This scope of this form is restricted to CIFs classified as Domestic Funds as per the CI Laws and the Rules in the CIR module of the DFSA Rulebook.

Applicability

This form is applicable to Authorised Firms licensed to operate Collective Investment Funds ("CIFs") registered in the DIFC. This includes Authorised Firms operating as a Branch in the DIFC.

Content

The form is intended to capture information pertaining to the number of CIFs and the assets under management for each type of CIF. The form seeks data relating to CIFs classified as per the type of fund, whether they are public or private funds and by type of investment vehicle used by the CIF. The total number of funds and the total assets under management reported should be the same for the three broad categories. Authorised firms are required to report all data on assets under management in USD equivalent, including the assets denominated in other currencies.

Structure of the form in EPRS

B230 is a single form which has three sections. The first section seeks the classification of CIFs between public and private funds. The second section seeks classification of the data across types of funds based on the asset classes, strategies or investment structures. The third section seeks the data classified as per the investment vehicle of the CIFs.

Derived from GM5/2007 (Made 16th December 2007). [VER1/12-07]
[Amended] [VER2/04-13]