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.
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.
10 Jul 2017
Against a backdrop of extensive regulatory change and an increasingly sophisticated investor base that is demanding greater transparency, investment managers globally are under pressure to deliver the information necessary to meet these requirements. However, as investment managers take the steps necessary to provide this this level of data and investors take the steps necessary to gather this data, they are undoubtedly presented with greater technological and operational challenges.
26 Jun 2017
Maples Fund Services has announced its engagement with Serica Partners Asia Limited as administrator of the Serica Credit Balanced Fund.
1 Jun 2017
Maples Fund Services has won the 'Best Administrator – Reporting Services' category at the 2017 HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards.
20 Mar 2017
Switzerland has historically occupied a unique position in the global financial services industry and has long been renowned for being a pioneer in the adoption of sophisticated investment strategies. Maples Fund Services recently hosted its Alternative Funds Roundtable, in partnership with IG Bank in Switzerland. Panellists discussed the current industry landscape, including key trends and challenges, the impact of regulation, and the future of the Swiss alternative funds industry.
15 Nov 2016
Maples Fund Services has extended its fund administration offering to the growing marketplace lending sector.
21 Sep 2016
The Maples group was honoured with two industry awards at the HFM Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards on Monday, 19 September. Maples and Calder was named, "Best Offshore Law Firm," whilst Maples Fund Services was awarded, "Best Asia Administrator – under US$30 billion overall."
2 Aug 2016
The alternative funds industry is unquestionably in a state of flux with significant macroeconomic events, market volatility and regulatory and political pressures impacting key stakeholders around the globe.
25 Apr 2016
For the second year, Maples Fund Services was named "Best administrator – Under US$30 billion single manager" at the HFM European Services Awards held in London. The annual awards were developed to honour the hedge fund...