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Private pricaf starters

The private pricaf starters represent another status of private collective investment undertakings introduced by the Royal Decree of March 5th 2017 as regards the public starters funds and the private pricaf starters.

The creation of this specific category of private pricaf aims to encourage investment in recently created companies, otherwise known as “start-ups”. The aim is to stimulate the financing and growth of unlisted innovative companies.

Subscription of their shares is reserved for private investors for an amount of at least 25,000 EUR.

As for private pricaf, the private pricaf starter may create different classes of units, each corresponding to a compartment.

 CONSUlt the list of collective investment undertaking  (PDF, 212.08 KB) 

Warning: the collective investment undertakings struck off before the launch of the new module OPC in MyMinfin (31.07.2022) can only be consulted through the following list.


New procedure for registering, changing or striking off a collective investment undertaking on  MyMinfin

Pursuant to Article 38 of the Royal Decree of March 5th 2017 concerning the public funds starter and private pricaf starter, and to Articles 3 and 3/3 of the Royal Decree of May 23rd 2007 on the private pricaf, the applicant company must apply for registration with the FPS Finance via the OPC module available on MyMinfin.

The General Administration of the Treasury of the FPS Finance has 30 calendar days following the day on which the request for registration was validly made or following the day on which the file was completed, in order to confirm registration on the list of private pricaf starters.

If the file is incomplete or if additional information is required to finalise registration, the FPS Finance may request the missing information or documents from the applicant company.

As for the compartment(s) of an investment undertaking, created after the registration of the private pricaf (already registered), the mandatory documents must be provided if the private pricaf are subject to change(s) following the creation of the compartment(s).

consult the new registration procedure  access to MYMINFIN (THIS HYPERLINK OPENS A NEW WINDOW)


Control procedure

Pursuant to Article 305 of the law of April 19th 2014 on alternative collective investment undertakings and their managers, introduced by the law of May 2nd 2019, the FPS Finance is in charge to control the observance by private pricafs starters of the provisions of the law of April 19th 2014 and the Royal Decree of March 5th 2017 concerning the public starter funds and the private pricaf starters.

Private pricaf starters should transmit on request of the FPS Finance every information and document on their organisation, their functioning and their operations, including the type of investment made, necessary for control purposes by the FPS Finance.

'Pictogram uitroepteken'When the General Administration of Treasury finds that it is not complying with the legal and regulatory provisions applicable to it, a formal notice, stating the reasons, is sent to the private pricaf starter concerned, in order to remedy any shortcomings identified.

If the private pricaf starter has not remedied the shortcomings identified within 30 calendar days of notification of the formal notice, the FPS Finance strikes the private pricaf starter off the list pursuant to Article 10 of the Royal Decree of May 23rd 2007.

Removal from the list means that the company concerned loses the benefit of the tax regime applicable to the private pricaf starter.


Legal and regulatory basis

The law of 19 April 2014 on alternative collective investment undertakings and their managers.

Royal Decree of March 5th 2017 as regards the public funds starter and the private pricaf starters.


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