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How to invest?

15 min

Investing in funds offered by Moonfare happens in three simple steps. It should take you only 15 minutes.

1Join the network

Qualified investors* request access to Moonfare’s Platform by completing a short series of questions covering the investor’s identity and qualification. This takes only a few minutes.

2Request allocation

Investors request allocations to funds offered on Moonfare’s Platform.

3Invest online

Moonfare approves allocation requests based on fund availability and investor background check.

*Investors qualify if they meet certain criteria including a minimum net worth and sufficient prior investment experience. Due to the nature of funds we offer, Moonfare investments are available exclusively for (1) professional and semi-professional investors pursuant to Section 1 para 19 no. 32 & 33 of KAGB, (2) certified high networth investors and self-certified sophisticated investors pursuant to COBS 4.12.6 R and COBS 4.12.8 R, and (3) qualified investors pursuant to Art. 10 para. 3 CISA and Art. 6 CISO.

FAQ

WHO CAN INVEST?

Investors qualify to invest with Moonfare if they meet certain criteria including a minimum net worth and sufficient prior investment experience. Due to the nature of funds we offer, Moonfare investments are available exclusively for (1) professional and semi-professional investors pursuant to Section 1 para. 19 no. 32 & 33 of KAGB, (2) certified high networth investors and self-certified sophisticated investors pursuant to COBS 4.12.6 R and COBS 4.12.8 R, and (3) qualified investors pursuant to Art. 10 para. 3 CISA and Art. 6 CISO.

HOW DOES A TYPICAL MOONFARE INVESTMENT WORK?

Moonfare investment vehicles pool interest to individual private equity funds, known as underlying funds. Capital calls, capital distributions, and fees are all paid through the Moonfare investment vehicle. We work with industry-leading partners such as Clifford Chance, Pandomus, EY, and DocuSign to ensure the process is efficient and secure for investors.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM COMMITMENT AMOUNT?

The minimum commitment amount to Moonfare funds start at $100k, depending on the jurisdiction where investors are domiciled. We leverage technology to provide lower minimums than traditionally available, while respecting minimums required by local regulation for private equity investments.

WHEN IS CAPITAL DRAWN ON MY COMMITMENT?

The schedule of capital calls is determined by the underlying fund manager. In general, we structure our investments with 40% upfront capital call upon first close. The remaining commitment will be drawn usually over the course of the funds’ investment period, typically five years.

HOW ARE FUNDS SELECTED TO BE ON MOONFARE'S PLATFORM?

Investments offered on Moonfare’s platform are screened using in-depth due diligence and outside-in analysis. Criteria include past performance, experience of team, and investor terms. While we focus on only top-quartile investments, we cannot guarantee future performance. For a more complete breakdown of selection criteria, please get in touch.

WHAT IS A TYPICAL FUND OFFERED BY MOONFARE?

Moonfare only works with top-tier funds, pre-selected for quality. We typically offer funds raising capital in excess of 1 billion USD, with strong past performance in creating value for investors. Managers featured on the Moonfare platform marry deep industry networks with operational excellence, enabling them to source quality deals and deliver consistent value creation.

WHAT IS MOONFARE'S TYPICAL HOLD PERIOD?

Our investment horizon varies by opportunity but a typical private equity fund investment has a maturity of 10 years.