In order to benefit from the advantages attached to the registration as European Social Entrepreneurship Fund (“EuSEF”) manager and the EuSEF fund label, Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMs”) and the social entrepreneurship funds they manage must comply with the specific requirements laid down in the Regulation (EU) No 346/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2013 on European social entrepreneurship funds (“EuSEF Regulation”). The use of the EuSEF fund label is also open to authorised AIFMs, which continue to be subject to the requirements of the Directive 2011/61/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (“AIFMD”) while complying with certain provisions of the EuSEF Regulation.

Pre-marketing by EuSEF Managers

Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 on facilitating cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings and amending the EuSEF Regulation (the “CBDF Regulation”) provides the conditions and notification procedure for pre-marketing in the European Union by EuSEF managers.

Luxembourg EuSEF managers engaging in pre-marketing in the European Union, should consult the section “Pre-marketing by AIFMs” on this website  and use the Pre-Marketing Notification Letter as provided under Part I) of such section.

The Pre-Marketing Notification Letter or any changes thereto must be sent to the following email address:

Thereafter, the CSSF shall promptly inform the competent authorities of the Member State(s) in which the Luxembourg EuSEF manager is or was engaged in pre-marketing.



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