fund administration

Jun 30, 2014

Big BenBlackRock says it is the first firm to launch a UK-domiciled tax transparent fund, a structure approved by the UK Treasury last year.

Jun 11, 2014

Companies are seeking cost-effective and high quality risk management solutions – a nearshore location, such as Northern Ireland can deliver both, says Robert Magee of Invest Northern Ireland.

Jun 11, 2014

Companies are seeking cost-effective and high quality risk management solutions – a nearshore location, such as Northern Ireland can deliver both, says Robert Magee of Invest Northern Ireland.

May 20, 2014

Gold fishAs consolidation continues in the alternative fund administration sector, Nicholas Prattexamines the implications for both administrators and their clients alternative fund administration.

May 15, 2014

David OKeeffeOne of the key conditions of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) requires EU-domiciled alternative fund managers (AIFMs) to appoint a single independent depositary for all funds that fall under the scope of the directive.

May 06, 2014

Handshake 3Brazilian fund administrator Providence Financial is set to buy Fund Corporation, a Guernsey fund administration firm.

Apr 23, 2014

Signing dealClearstream has closed a long-awaited deal to acquire the hedge fund custody business, based in Cork, Ireland, of administration firm Citco Global Securities Services.

Apr 17, 2014

Mergers and aquisitionNicholas Pratt examines the 2014 survey results and finds that although administrators all face similar challenges, they are dealing with them in different ways.

Apr 17, 2014

Executives talk to us about how they fight competition, clients' demand and major challenges their companies are facing in 2014.

Mar 17, 2014

The Grand Duchy’s new government, Ucits fund governance, and costs are some of the topics debated by our industry panel. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

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Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

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

Mar 21, 2017

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

Mar 07, 2017

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.