HFM Special Report

DEFENDING A FUND – HFM SPECIAL REPORT ON GOVERNANCE

Nitin Khanapurkar, Global Head of Governance, Apex Fund Services, in an interview with HFM discusses an administrator’s lines of defence for funds. HFMWeek (HFM):   What are the key lines of defence for funds? Nitin Khanapurkar (NK): From an administrator’s standpoint, ensuring the protection of its clients is best addressed via a three-pronged approach. The first…

Apex Press Release

APEX OFFICIALLY RECEIVES ADGM LICENSE

September 8, 2017: Abu Dhabi: Apex Fund Services (“Apex”)receives official approval and licensing from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (“FSRA”) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (“AGDM”). Global independent fund administrator, Apex Fund Services, has become one of the first administrators to receive approval to carry out Regulated Activity in the jurisdiction. Over the past year, Apex…

Risk game

2017 GUIDE TO SETTING UP AN ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT FUND

The ‘plug and play’ fund solution, interview with  Andrew Frost, Director, Investment Management Solutions at Lawson Conner Typically there are three options for managing external money: using managed accounts, setting up a dedicated fund structure or launching a fund on a regulated fund platform. The latter is best thought of as a halfway house option…

Luxembourg day

APEX CELEBRATES NATIONAL DAY IN LUXEMBOURG

Apex celebrates National Day in Luxembourg. The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg is the leading centre for Investment Funds in Europe and the second only behind the United States. The reasons behind this are not only a result of its strategic geographic location (with a multilingual and multicultural essence that supports Fund Distribution) but also Luxembourg’s economic and…

The Private Fund Limited Partnership: A New Fund Vehicle for the UK

The Private Fund Limited Partnership: A New Fund Vehicle for the UK

The PFLP is designed solely for private funds, and aims to create a more flexible vehicle for private equity, infrastructure and real estate fund managers. When compared with the existing UK limited partnership vehicle (which will continue to be available) the PFLP is less burdensome administratively, reducing the number and content of filings that are required. The PFLP also offers investors greater certainty in relation to their limited liability.

Apex CIS

FUND SPOTLIGHT: APRIL 2017

Welcome to the April edition of the Apex Capital Introduction Services Fund Spotlight delivering the latest market information including statistics around fund launches, top fund performers and information on live opportunities. New Funds Spotlight This months new fund spotlight is dedicated to a fund who specializes in the Mekong Region which covers an area of over…

Who needs CRS reporting?

Who needs CRS reporting?

Any financial institution, resident in a Common Reporting Standard (CRS) participating jurisdiction* will be required to carry out the due diligence processes for identifying reportable accounts held by a participating jurisdiction person and to report certain financial information to its local tax authority.

Apex CIS

FUND SPOTLIGHT: MARCH 2017

Welcome to the March edition of the Apex Capital Introduction Services Fund Spotlight delivering the latest market information including statistics around fund launches, top fund performers and information on live opportunities. New Funds Spotlight There often appear to numerous amazing FX strategy stories circulating round the hedge fund industry; with an abundance of prop accounts…