10 Predictions for the Alternative Investment Fund Depositary market in 2015

INDOS Financial Limited, the UK independent AIFMD depositary, sets out its predictions for developments that will impact the depositary market for alternative investment funds in 2015.

Posted on: 12 Jan, 2015
Posted in: Opinions

Alternative investors: preparing for the unknown entity

23 Dec, 2014

Mark Davies, General Manager of Avox, a wholly owned subsidiary of DTCC, discusses the long-term considerations firms must make in managing their legal entity data to meet AIFMD reporting requirements.

AIFMD bringing challenges in APAC

Rakesh Vangayil, COO APAC and Emerging Markets at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, on how AIFMD is impacting managers in APAC and the biggest challenges that it is bringing for those firms.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Martin Cornish talks depositary lite and AIFMD II

We spoke to Martin Cornish of MJ Hudson about how long depo lite will last and what AIFMD II can improve upon AIFMD I.

Posted on: 09 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

ESMA publishes consultation on asset segregation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a consultation paper outlining options on asset segregation under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference - a summary

Here is a summary of some of the key issues at the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) alternative investment conference.

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

AIFMD prompts shift onshore for funds

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has prompted strong growth in European fund domiciles, with total Assets under Management (AuM) in the EU growing by 13 per-cent to $3.7 trillion, according to a study by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) and Oliver Wyman.

Posted on: 25 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Depositary banks warned on restitution of assets in sub-custody at US primes

There are questions as to whether depositary banks with assets held in sub-custody at US prime brokers will be subject to strict restitution liability under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) for assets lost during re-hypot

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Interview with Bill Prew on how depositary requirements are working in practice

COOConnect spoke to Bill Pew, CEO, of INDOS Financial, about the demand, costs and general interest in depositary services...

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Video Features

Institutional investors increasingly launching operational platforms for hedge funds

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors


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