fund administration

Nov 03, 2014

Businessmen at airportWith data forming a greater part of a fund administrator’s service, the relationship they have with their data vendors will be of increasing importance to their clients, discovers Nicholas Pratt.

Oct 30, 2014

Editorial Synopsis December 2014 / January 2015

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Absolute return bonds
Funds Europe asks if absolute return bond funds lack a long enough track record to prove their worth. Was the “taper tantrum” a testing period for them? And how are they coping as volatility returns to markets?

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Oct 09, 2014

Capital protectionNorthern Trust, a large global custody bank, is to provide depositary banking to start-up French hedge fund, BlueHive Capital.

Sep 12, 2014

HiredThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal & tax.

Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.

Jul 29, 2014

mandate 410Societe Generale Securities Services (SSGS) in Luxembourg has won a mandate to provide custody, fund administration and registrar services for wealth manager Bedrock’s range of Ucits funds.

Jul 22, 2014

Table mountainSouth Africa's Nedgroup Investments has expanded its contract with Citi to provide investor services to the Irish-domiciled and Ucits-compliant Nedgroup Investment Funds plc.

Jul 22, 2014

Signing dealGenerali Group, an Italian insurer, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian as part of a restructuring of its asset management operations.

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Executive Interviews

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The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

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Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

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Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.