fund administration

May 19, 2022

Operational risk is defined as the risk of losses stemming from inadequate or failed internal processes, people, and systems, or from external events.[1] This also includes legal risk, which is prevalent in document intensive asset classes such as private debt. While studies have shown that operational risk accounts for 50% of failures[2], such failures are likely to be even higher for private debt, as it has the highest risk across private fund types and requires careful...

May 16, 2022

Elliot_RefsonFor emerging managers – any firm newly launching into the asset management market – choosing partners is a crucial exercise, and that includes the fund domicile. Elliot Refson, head of funds at Jersey Finance, expands on the issue and introduces Funds Europe’s emerging managers survey.

May 11, 2022

Cork, River Lee“If you build it, they will come” is an oft-misquoted phrase from the film Field of Dreams, but there seems to be some truth in the sentiment if we look at the Irish funds industry, writes Angela Madden.

May 11, 2022

VotingLast year’s AGM season was meant to see a leap forward in the spread of shareholder democracy – but instead it exposed “alarming” new obstacles for individual investors, says Arnaud Houdmont of Better Finance.

May 11, 2022

Pat_LardnerIreland is working to expand the talent pool available to the country’s €4 trillion funds industry, says Pat Lardner of Irish Funds.

May 09, 2022

Brexit_signsThe EU’s sustainable finance action plan will increase operating costs by more than €20 billion, says Dr Andy Sloan, founder of Channel Islands-based think-tank, the ISICI.

Apr 28, 2022

Jacolene_OttoMaitland Fund Services has appointed Jacolene Otto as head of fund services in Luxembourg, effective 1 April 2022.

Apr 22, 2022

An article for professional investors only by Kavitha Ramachandran, Head of Business Development & Client management (Continental Europe), Maitland.

Apr 22, 2022

Asset managers and fund boards grapple with the impact of climate risks on investments in their funds. However, things move quickly. Alongside awareness of biodiversity loss and the risk it poses, nature is another important risk that must also be considered.

Mar 31, 2022

Ireland ManCoWaystone, a provider of external management company (“ManCo”) services, claims to be the first ManCo provider to purchase a specialist fund administration company.

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