April 2013

Emerging plantEmerging market businesses are not sated by bond issuance and this creates an opportunity for private debt investors, says David Creighton of Cordiant.

Take offTime is running out for alternatives managers to prepare for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, says Mario Mantrisi, of Kneip, who looks at the final stages of implementation.

Mike PrenticeSilica is one of the largest third-party administrators in South Africa, owned by Investec Asset Management.

MuffinsAlternative fund services are a salient feature of the 2013 responses to our third-party fund survey, finds Nicholas Pratt.

looking glassSenior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges.

Alan BeerToday's investor understands that the landscape remains challenging; however, investment is still required to meet long-term goals and objectives.

CrownClearing regulations could create revenue opportunities for lenders, such as fund managers, through collateral rules. Nicholas Pratt considers the right approach to the market, but finds the opportunity may be limited.

Pat-LardnerThe Irish Fund Industry Association (IFIA) now brings its capabilities to the various Asian markets.

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