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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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30 Nov 2017

Maples Fund Services' latest roundtable in London convened a panel of experts to discuss the events shaping and driving the credit market today, the implications for investors and where they see potential opportunities ahead.

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29 Nov 2017

Maples Fund Services has announced the appointment of Brendan Tyne as Head of Business Development for North America. Mr. Tyne brings over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry.

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28 Nov 2017

Maples Fund Services would like to congratulate Hong Kong-based Zentrum Capital Advisors Ltd. on its recent win at the prestigious AsiaHedge Awards for Asia including Japan category. The Zentrum Asia Opportunity Fund was recognised for excellence in risk-adjusted performance over the past year. Maples Fund Services has supported the Zentrum Asia Opportunity Fund since its inception in 2010, providing a full range of administration services.

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15 Nov 2017

Maples Fund Services recently hosted its inaugural Credit Roundtable in New York with panellists discussing the credit market environment and outlook as well as key trends and challenges facing both allocators and managers.

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