Fund Administration

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: A Summary

An industry conference veteran once joked he never failed to see the irony of hedge fund managers and investment bankers moaning about their ever-growing expense ratios from the confines of five star hotels.  It is perhaps for this reason GAIM Ops

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2012

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: Emerging managers most at risk as PBs confront regulatory costs and falling revenues

Emerging or sub-$150 million managers will be disproportionately impacted as prime brokers increasingly cull smaller hedge fund clients as they grapple with regulatory capital costs and falling profits, operational due diligence executives have sa

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2012

Manager recommends industry qualification for hedge fund directors

An industry qualification or accreditation should be introduced for hedge fund directors so as to improve corporate governance standards in the alternatives space, it has been said.

Posted on: 11 Oct, 2012

December 2012 Form PF filing will be bigger challenge, says fund admin

The December 2012 filing deadline for Form PF will be a bigger challenge than the June filing, while more work needs to be done to customise the entire process for hedge fund clients, a major fund administrator has said.

Posted on: 03 Oct, 2012

Just 10 fund administrators will remain in business, says top exec at SS&C GlobeOp

A senior executive at the newly merged SS&C GlobeOp has predicted just 10 hedge fund administrators will exist within a decade amid closures and consolidations.

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2012

Debate as to whether more banks will sell admin businesses

Debate is mounting as to whether more banks are going to spin out their administration businesses amid falling overall revenues and regulatory capital requirements.

Posted on: 17 Sep, 2012

AIFMD will lead to greater convergence between hedge funds and long-only vehicles

Two thirds of industry professionals with more than $16 trillion in Assets under Administration (AuA) believe AIFMD will accelerate the convergence of long-only investment vehicles and hedge funds, according to a

Posted on: 10 Sep, 2012

Brussels: European Commission rejects industry complaints on depositary liability

The European Commission has hit back at industry claims that depositary liability will be prohibitively expensive.

EU not backing down on AIFMD

Posted on: 06 Sep, 2012

Disclosing Form PF to investors fraught with challenges, says law firm

Disclosing Form PF to investors could present serious challenges for managers, a US law firm has said.

Posted on: 16 Aug, 2012

SS&C GlobeOp confirm they will launch CFTC reporting system for hedge funds

SS&C GlobeOp, the $400 billion AuA fund administrator, has confirmed it will create an electronic web-based system to help hedge fund managers report to the CFTC.

Posted on: 13 Aug, 2012

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