fund administration

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.

Dec 08, 2014

Martin-AndersonCarne Group says demand for its management company services has driven two hires to the firm's Irish offices, under the momentum of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Nov 14, 2014

PathAs the ETF market in Europe grapples with the challenges of market structure, transparency and regulation, Fiona Moore at Northern Trust explains the role that service providers can play in advising clients of the latest developments and their impact.

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 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.

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