Investment Fund Market Guide - Isle of Man


Key features (Register market)



Settlement free of payment


Settlement against payment


Refer to CBL’s Eligible currencies and the fund currency specified in fund prospectus.

Disclosure Requirements


Refer to Disclosure Requirements – Investment Funds – Isle of Man.

Restrictions on customer


Refer to Holding Restrictions - Investment Funds - Isle of Man.

Restrictions on settlement




Market type / link type (Settlement link)

Register market

Eligible fund types in CBL/legal forms in CBL

Register market: Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) structured as companies, limited partnerships, unit trusts.

Eligible fund types in CBL

Register market

Investment funds in the Isle of Man are referred to as Collective Investment Schemes (CIS), and are governed by the Isle of Man Collective Investment Schemes Act 2008 (CIS Act), as amended.

Legal forms which CIS can be structured as include:

  • Companies (Incorporated under the 1931 Act Companies or the 2006 Act Companies)
  • Unit trusts
  • Limited partnership (under the Limited Partnership Act 2011)

CSD links

CSD-eligible funds – Isle of Man-domiciled funds can be listed in a number of international stock exchanges, and accordingly, they may be made eligible in the respective CSD links through CBL.  Please refer to the respective Market Link Guides for more information.