Cayman Islands, US and Gibraltar Are Top Crypto Hedge Fund Jurisdictions

Gibraltar leapt into the top three, overtaking the British Virgin Islands and Luxembourg.

AccessTimeIconJun 7, 2021 at 12:30 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 1:07 p.m. UTC

The Cayman Islands, U.S. and Gibraltar are the top locations where crypto hedge funds are domiciled, according to a report by PwC and Elwood Asset Management.

  • The Cayman Islands and the U.S. maintained their positions as the top two places where crypto hedge funds are domiciled, although their market shares declined overall.
  • Gibraltar overtook the British Virgin Islands and Luxembourg for third place, pushing down Liechtenstein and the others, according to the report.
  • The report, the companies' third annual research report into global crypto hedge funds, highlights that the fund managers themselves are located elsewhere, mainly the U.S. and U.K.

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