fund administration

May 15, 2015

Sunken shipWhether it makes sense for transfer agencies and software firms to merge, the new consolidation in the low-margin business may well see costs for fund managers fall, finds Nicholas Pratt.

May 11, 2015

Laurent Ramsey PictetPictet Group, a Geneva-based bank and asset manager, has appointed its deputy chief executive of asset management, Laurent Ramsey, as a partner after 22 years with the firm.

May 01, 2015

Scott Price MaitlandMaitland, the advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm, has hired Scott Price in the newly created role of head of business development and client management for North America.

Apr 20, 2015

collective investmentEuropean platform provider Allfunds Bank has become Europe’s largest mutual fund platform, overtaking UBS for the top spot, with €147 billion in assets under administration.

Apr 15, 2015

AquisitionGlobal advisory and fund administration firm Maitland has acquired UK based Phoenix Fund Services, a fund administrator for UK and offshore fund structures.

Apr 14, 2015

Editorial Synopsis May 2015

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Cybercrime
Cybercrime is perhaps one of the biggest threats to a fund management company’s operations and brand. Funds Europe looks at cybercrimes and asks are firms well prepared to deal with attacks?

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Apr 10, 2015

TouchscreenRegulation has dominated fund administration. With one deadline gone (AIFMD) and another approaching (Ucits V), the focus on compliance remains. The big question, says Nicholas Pratt, is what this will mean for the provider landscape. 

Apr 10, 2015

Leaders in the field of asset management answer questions regarding their strategies and predictions.

Mar 24, 2015

TaxThe funds industry in Luxembourg pays €1 billion a year in tax – a tenth of the country’s fiscal take. But critics claim the Grand Duchy been colonised by a financial elite. David Stevenson reports on the unfolding tax controversy.

Mar 24, 2015

AntennaMore than 400 limited partnerships have been created since Luxembourg introduced a new, Anglo-Saxon-style structure in a bid to attract alternative funds. David Stevenson looks at the Grand Duchy’s place as a service centre for this category of investor.

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