14 Dec 2018
Maples Fund Services has been recognised for excellent client service in private equity fund administration. The firm was honoured at Global Custodian’s 2018 Industry Leaders Awards, an annual event showcasing the best in fund administration, prime brokerage and custody.
24 Sep 2018
Since Maples and Calder opened in 2005 and MaplesFS in 2008, the Maples group has maintained a unique on-the-ground presence in Dubai. Our dedicated team brings an unmatched level of expertise that draws upon jurisdictional knowledge and experience and provides clients with local time zone and language support. This, coupled with the strength of the Maples group globally, has solidified our reputation as a market leader in the provision of legal, fiduciary, fund administration, fund and entity formation and management services to clients in the region.
15 Jun 2018
Maples Fund Services’ latest roundtable in London brought together a panel of hedge fund managers and service providers who offered their opinions, knowledge and expertise on a range of topics meant to highlight the opportunities and challenges emerging managers face.
21 May 2018
MPMF Fund Management (Ireland) Limited has announced its engagement with LGIM Managers (Europe) Limited to provide designated persons to support its Irish management company.
11 May 2018
Though hedge funds have struggled in recent years due to market conditions that have stifled performance relative to other investment vehicles, there has been a steady stream of entrepreneurial managers who are confident about opportunities in the space and are eager to set up their own shops. Further echoing this optimism, industry research predicts that hedge funds will return to favour with institutional investors expected to increase their allocations in the coming year.
11 May 2018
In the current environment of low yields, pricey equity markets and lower expectations for portfolio returns, institutional investors may find it challenging to meet their return objectives over the next several years. To manage a portfolio that is better rewarded for risk than a typical beta-driven program, portfolio managers must have a greater focus on market risk and valuations and have a disciplined approach for dynamically adjusting their portfolio to adapt to the market environment.
19 Apr 2018
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has noted that for a Cayman Islands investment entity to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (2018 Revision), it must designate a natural person, at managerial level, to act as its Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer, Money Laundering Reporting Officer and Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
10 Apr 2018
Global private capital has followed a steady growth trajectory in recent years and has now reached record levels. At the same time, regional distribution of this AUM has shifted considerably with Asia, Europe and the rest of the world steadily growing their share. Acknowledging these market dynamics, private equity general partners are increasingly looking internationally to both source deals and raise capital from limited partners as a means of growth and achieving attractive returns.
23 Mar 2018
Maples Fund Services’ latest roundtable in Zurich brought together a panel of Swiss-based alternative investment funds industry experts who offered their opinions, knowledge and expertise on a range of topics meant to highlight the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Switzerland and across greater Europe.