alternatives

Jul 28, 2021

Keep_quietThe funds industry has remained tight-lipped on the EU’s regulatory review of alternative investment funds for fear of unnecessary change, reports Fiona Nicolson. however, others see an opportunity to bring alternative investments to a wider range of investors.

Jul 28, 2021

Sale_signAttracted by yield and diversification, retail investors may soon have more access to private assets, says Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 28, 2021

Jersey_flagA recent Funds Europe webinar in association with Jersey Finance discussed Jersey’s strength as a politically stable fund regime.

Jul 28, 2021

Alexander_VogtIn a broader government initiative to make Germany a more attractive domicile for investments funds, the German legislator has introduced a regime designed to promote the formation of development impact funds (Entwicklungsförderungsfonds, or EF-Funds), which will come into force on August 2, 2021.

Jul 27, 2021

Davy, IQ-EQ acquisitionFurther consolidation in the specialist fund administration and ‘ManCo’ market was seen with IQ-EQ’s acquisition of Davy Global Fund Management (DGFM).

Jul 27, 2021

Jersey investment funds ESGThe importance of ESG investing for alternative asset classes is set to escalate, according to a 2021 Funds Europe/Jersey Finance survey. Ninety-five percent of respondents to the survey said they considered ESG factors to be important for alternative investment strategies, with 47% deeming them to be critically important. 

Jul 15, 2021

Jersey alternative investment fundsExpertise has emerged as this year’s top factor in deciding where to domicile alternative investment funds, according to Funds Europe/Jersey Finance research. The report also signals that the industry is finding it more difficult to find talent.

Jul 12, 2021

Mapfre renewable energySpanish insurer Mapfre has created a renewable energy investment fund and is inviting other institutional investors to invest money alongside its own allocations.

Jul 12, 2021

hedge funds esg green investmentsHedge fund investors are likely to demand information on ESG performance every 18 days, according to research that reveals concern in some parts of the industry that green investing will be good for their business.

Jul 06, 2021

Elliot_RefsonThe appetite to allocate capital to alternative funds has appeared to continue to increase, with investors looking to balance their appetites for risk and return while at the same time achieving diversification in their portfolios.

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