Fund Administration

Irish fund admins providing safekeeping of other assets need custody authorisation

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has confirmed in a consultation paper that fund administrators providing safekeeping of other assets must have a custody authorisation, although firms providing cash-flow monitoring and oversight will continue to

Posted on: 11 Mar, 2014

Fund admins need to create a standardised investor reporting data utility

Hedge fund administrators need to create a standardised investor reporting data utility, a leading fund of hedge funds has urged. 

Posted on: 28 Feb, 2014

Mitsubishi UFJ looking at further fund administration acquisitions

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is actively considering further acquisitions of hedge fund administrators following its purchase of Butterfield Fulcrum.

Posted on: 26 Feb, 2014

Some EU member states could permit depo-lite post-2018

Hedge fund managers could be allowed to use depository-lites in some of the more liberal EU member states in order to market to European investors beyond 2018, according to Citco Fund Services.

Posted on: 19 Feb, 2014

TMF Group acquires remaining stake in Custom House

TMF Group is to acquire the remaining 49% stake in Custom House Global Fund Services.

Posted on: 17 Feb, 2014

Conifer and Vastardis to merge

Conifer Group and Vastardis are to merge as consolidations continue in the hedge fund administration market.

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2014

Managers working to original FCA deadline for VOPs, says BNY Mellon

The overwhelming majority of hedge fund managers are continuing to work to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) original deadline of January 22, 2014 for their Variation of Permission (VOP) applications despite the Treasury’s brief reprieve.

Posted on: 08 Jan, 2014

Opus Fund Services to acquire AlphaMetrix360

Opus Fund Services is to acquire AlphaMetrix360, the administration arm of the recently liquidated AlphaMetrix, it has been reported.

Posted on: 23 Dec, 2013

US Bancorp Fund Services acquires Quintillion

US Bancorp Fund Services is to acquire Quintillion, the Ireland-based fund administrator, as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the sector continue.

Posted on: 21 Nov, 2013

GAIM Ops Paris: Central Bank of Ireland warns fund admins on launching depo-lites

Standalone fund administrators must prove they have no conflicts of interest if they want to obtain regulatory approval to launch depo-lite businesses, the Central Bank of Ireland has warned.

Posted on: 13 Nov, 2013


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