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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

Regulation boosts managed accounts uptake

Regulation could be a major driver in pushing hedge funds onto managed accounts. Experts have also said there has been a surge in interest in fund structures, which are in effect co-mingled managed accounts.

Posted on: 25 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

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

State Street AIS exec does not rule out further expansion

The head of State Street’s Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS) business has not ruled out any further acquisitions and said its takeover of Goldman Sachs’ administration unit will not impact client service.

Posted on: 23 Jul, 2012

Fund admin mergers and closures to continue, warns HedgeServ

Fund administrators, regardless of size, are going to continue to merge, while smaller outfits will shut their doors completely as the hedge fund industry becomes increasingly institutional, experts at HedgeServ, an administrator with $135 billio

Posted on: 04 May, 2012

Fund admins eying up Form PF investor disclosure opportunities

Fund administrators have expressed an interest in creating an “investor-friendly Form PF lite” for hedge fund managers to provide their clients.

Posted on: 23 Apr, 2012

Hedge funds still lagging with Form PF preparation, according to COOConnect poll

Hedge funds appear to be lagging behind with their Form PF (Private Fund) preparations, according to a poll by COOConnect.

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2012

Divisions over use of outsourced COOs, according to COOConnect poll

Outsourcing the chief operating officer (COO) functionality at hedge funds appears to be divisive, according to a new poll by COOConnect.

Posted on: 08 Mar, 2012

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