Jul 201911:00 BST

Taxlinked’s Funds Series: Cyprus, Luxembourg & Malta

Taxlinked’s Funds Series: Cyprus, Luxembourg & Malta
This is part one of Taxlinked’s investment funds webinar series, focusing on Cyprus, Luxembourg & Malta.

This first part of our webinar series dedicated to investment funds will look at Cyprus, Luxembourg and Malta. Our regional experts will offer you information on the myriad of funds available, their benefits and drawbacks, and plenty of tips on how to help your clients make the most out of their savings.


Pedro Paixao, Country Manager, Fidgen, LuxembourgPedro Paixao, Country Manager, Fidgen, Luxembourg

Since June 2019, Pedro Paixao has been the Country Manager for Fidgen in Luxem-bourg, where he is in charge of setting up corporate and regulated vehicles in the country. He previously served as Sales Director for Log Capital Management, where he handled the management of private clients in Portugal and Brazil, the setup of partnerships with custodian banks, fiduciaries and insurance companies in Luxem-bourg, Switzerland and Portugal, and the development of a "White-Label Platform" for external asset managers. Pedro has also worked as a Relationship Manager for Baloise Vie, Senior Private Banker for CBD Quilvest, Business Developer for Portu-gal and LATAM for BIL, and Financial Advisor/Asset Management for Best Bank.

Thomas Jacobsen is the founder of Papilio Services Ltd.Thomas Jacobsen, Managing Director, Papilios Service Limited, Malta

Thomas Jacobsen is the founder of Papilio Services Ltd., and heads the organisation and the firm's private clients' department. He is the company's Money Laundering Reporting Officer and is also the company's accredited agent with Identity Malta for Malta's residence and citizenship by investment programmes. After graduating from the University of Oslo with a law degree specialising in International Tax, Thomas spent some time working as a lawyer for the Royal Norwegian Air Force.

Thomas relocated to Malta in 1997 and spent ten years working within the tax and legal department of PwC. He has, over the past years, assisted and advised a number of international and local clients with their tax compliance requirements and on various cross border issues. In 2007, Thomas was a co-founder of a boutique multi-disciplinary organisation that advised international clients and high-net-worth individuals on a variety of compliance, corporate, residence and tax issues. He has extensive experience in advising clients in the setup of complex cross-border structures through the use of Maltese Companies, Trusts, Funds, Partnerships and Foundations.

Besides income tax matters, including international tax optimisation, double tax treaties, capital gains tax and intellectual property structuring, Thomas has a great deal of knowledge about Maltese company law and corporate matters, including corporate governance and management and administration affairs.

Thomas is a fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation (MIM) and a member of the Malta Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP), International Bar Association (IBA), the Investment Migration Council (IMC), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Cyprus Investment Fund Expert (To Be Confirmed)

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