Mainstream Fund Services in Malta

Malta is an emerging jurisdiction for the formation and administration of funds in the European Union, with a Net Asset Value of €10 billion in over 500 locally based funds.

Alongside Luxembourg and Ireland, Malta is a popular destination for the establishment of alternative investment funds, including private equity, hedge funds, real estate funds and funds of funds, as well as securitisation structures.

Investment vehicles available include:

  • PIFs (Professional Investor Funds)
  • AIFs (Alternative Investment Funds)
  • Retail schemes, including UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) and retail AIFs

To find out how our local team in Malta can help you establish and administer any of these vehicles in Malta, please contact us.

Time in Malta:

Sliema, Malta Office

Office 14, 1st Floor
Il-Piazzetta, Block B
Tower Road, Sliema

Google Map of Il-Piazzetta Tower Road, Sliema SLM 1605 Malta

Our Staff

Malcolm St John

Country Manager, Malta

Malcolm is Mainstream Fund Services' country manager in Malta and has over 15 years of fund services experience in Europe. His previous experience includes employment with Apex Fund Services and HSBC Securities Services Malta in a variety of compliance, account management and fund administration roles.

Malcolm is a Certified Public Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a Certificate in Banking. 
Contact Details

+356 20145400


Malta is a secure onshore EU Location with a strong legal and regulatory framework. We see strong interest in Malta as a domicile and processing centre for European funds.

Mainstream Fund Services opened an office in Malta in 2016 to act as a hub for the group's European hedge fund services.

Mainstream Fund Services (Malta) Limited is a recognised Fund Administrator by the Malta Financial Services Authority (Registration No.: C77752).

Global expertise

Mainstream Fund Services (Malta) Limited is part of Mainstream Group Holdings Limited (ASX: MAI), a listed company specialising in fund services. The Group provides fund and superannuation administration services underpinned by investment in people, processes and technology.

As at June 2018 the Group provides administration services to 815 funds and more than 100,000 investors with assets under administration in excess of AUD $138 billion. Mainstream employs over 245 people, with operations in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, the United States, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Malta and the Cayman Islands.

Learn more about Mainstream worldwide.

Reliably proven success by the numbers:
Years Experience
In Funds Outsourced to Mainstream

Local services

Whether a fund is domiciled in Malta or offshore, our team can help.

Services available include:

Core Services

  • Preparation of NAVs
  • Reconciliations
  • Pricing of the investment portfolio
  • Funds accounting
  • Transfer agency
  • Payment of bills

Ancillary services

  • Directorshops
  • Company Secretarial
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • MLRO / Compliance Officers
  • Compliance reporting
  • Registrar


  • Office opened: 2016
  • Country manager: Malcolm St John
  • Specialities: fund accounting and NAV calculation, reconciliations, transfer agency, regulatory reporting, tax reporting services and audit co-ordination
Over $138 billion in funds are outsourced to Mainstream: