fund administration

Mar 24, 2015

Hakan ValbergFunds Europe talks to Hakan Valberg about the vendor experience of moving clients from their legacy systems onto new platforms and the importance of fostering a community of users.

Mar 19, 2015

KAVITHA RAMACHANDRAFunds Europe talks to Maitland’s Kavitha Ramachandran about the firm’s AIFMD services and the post-implementation challenges of the new directive.

Mar 19, 2015

KAVITHA RAMACHANDRAFunds Europe talks to Maitland’s Kavitha Ramachandran about the firm’s AIFMD services and the post-implementation challenges of the new directive.

Mar 05, 2015

Signing dealThe "fast-growing" fund administration market has seen a €235 million acquisition, as Temenos Group, a software provider listed in Switzerland, buys Luxembourg's Multifonds.

Feb 25, 2015

RenminbiFullgoal Asset Management in Hong Kong has appointed Deutsche Bank as custodian and fund services provider for 'RQFII' assets, it was announced recently.

Feb 20, 2015

JuryThe AIFMD heralds a massive change in the way alternative investment funds are marketed and administrated. With the effect on fund servicing centres likely to be huge, jurisdictions have already started to evolve.

Feb 20, 2015

Ian KellyOnce upon a time, fund administration did just what it said on the tin and nothing more. Outsourcing the day-to-day of back office detail was a natural step for a global funds industry rapidly growing in size and complexity.

Jan 13, 2015

Editorial Synopsis February 2015

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Active management
The need for active managers to defend what they do is perhaps more pressing than ever as passive investment obtains a larger market share and criticism of the active industry is almost constant. But can active managers really justify their existence?

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Dec 16, 2014

ContactlessHow expensive will the AIFMD be for hedge funds and their administrators? Stefanie Eschenbacher seeks numbers and asks if costs will be passed down the chain.

Dec 16, 2014

BarometerLow interest rates and quantitative easing are there to foster growth. But the custodians see another side of the story. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to custody heads about countering revenue pressure.

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