Imelda Shine, Intertrust

Intertrust strengthens global fund services platform with new fund administration business in Ireland

Tue, 02/04/2019 - 17:55

Intertrust, a provider of administrative services to clients operating and investing in the international business environment, has strengthened its fund servicing platform in Ireland with the launch of a new fund administration business. »

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Pacific Fund Systems launches PFS-CLOUD

Fri, 08/03/2019 - 10:57

Pacific Fund systems (PFS), a privately-owned technology company, is now offering a 'one-stop-shop' software solution for the automation of the complete range of back office fund administration services, focusing on an alternatives market which accounts for approximately USD7 trillion in assets invested globally. »

CSC selects FIS as administration services provider

Tue, 05/03/2019 - 20:20

CSC, a provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, has selected FIS to manage third-party administration services for its private equity and real estate clients. CSC will be employing FIS Investran and FIS Data Exchange as part of the partnership. »

Farah Ballands, Estera

Estera selects eFront for global private equity fund administration platform

Fri, 01/03/2019 - 09:32

Estera, a provider of funds, corporate and trusts services, has selected eFront as its partner for its multi-million pound investment in a fund administration platform to support the ongoing growth of its global private equity fund administration business, which now represents about a third of global revenues. »

Credit Suisse to provide custody and depositary services mandate for Hines European real estate investment programs

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 09:55

Credit Suisse Luxembourg has been appointed by Hines, a global leader in real estate investments with more than USD116 billion in AUM, to service a range of locally domiciled real estate investment funds (AIFs). »

Intertrust positions fund services team in the Channel Islands

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:52

Intertrust has repositioned its two specialist fund service offering in the Channel Islands with a new unified team now servicing both private equity and real estate. »

TMF Group to acquire State Street’s fund administration business in the Channel Islands

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 08:55

TMF Group to acquire State Street’s Private Equity and Real Estate (PERE) fund servicing business in the Channel Islands. »

Daniela Klasen-Martin, Crestbridge

Added substance supports third party AIFM model

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:17

On 23 August 2018, Luxembourg’s regulator, the CSSF, published a Circular 18/698 which set out to codify the organisation, substance and authorisation of Luxembourg investment fund managers. Amongst others the Circular replaces Circular 12/546, which detailed the CSSF’s expectations for UCITS managers and also served as the benchmark for AIFMs under the AIFM Directive.   »

Robert Kimmels, PraxisIFM

Private equity exits critical in current environment

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:13

Private equity is sitting astride a mountain of dry powder, which currently stands at USD1.14 trillion according to Preqin*. Fund raising has never been easier but with so much money floating around, valuations are being driven upwards.  »

James Burke, Apex

Apex primed to support UK fund managers post-Brexit

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:09

Since Brexit has become a reality, UK managers have been putting in place contingency to protect their businesses, creating opportunities for other European financial centres including Luxembourg. Once the UK leaves the EU next year neither the UCITS or AIFMD regimes will apply and UK entities will no longer be able to manage and market their funds in the EU.  »

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