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.

Mar 17, 2014

PillarsBehind the hullabaloo of its Ucits industry and the emerging AIFMD sector, Luxembourg is building a third 'pillar' based on responsible investment. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is and how blind dating introducing clients to a corporate network is becoming increasingly popular. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Mar 17, 2014

Handshake 3La Mutuelle Generale, one of France's largest mutual insurance providers, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services for custody of its €2 billion portfolio.

Nov 28, 2013

Kuala LumpurMalaysia's largest independent asset manager, Hwang Investment Management, has selected BNP Paribas Securities Services to provide custody to four Ucits funds.

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