BEPS – How safe are Private Equity Structures in the Channel Islands?

BEPS – How safe are Private Equity Structures in the Channel Islands?

As a result of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Agenda published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), countries have been introducing domestic legislation to implement the recommendations aimed at coherence, substance and transparency between revenue authorities across the globe. We have identified five key questions, which Private Equity managers should be considering in regards to the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Agenda.

Dublin

MOVING TOWARDS THE PAPERLESS OFFICE

Apex’s European Managing Director, John Bohan, talks to HedgeWeek about advancing technologies and their impact on the Irish funds industry. The Irish Government is keen to embrace the FinTech revolution as is evidenced by its IFS2020 strategy for International Financial Services, which aims to create 10,000 new jobs in the IFS sector by 2020. One…

Money on the clothes line

DO FUND MANAGERS NEED A MONEY LAUNDERING REPORTING OFFICER (MLRO)?

Managing Director for Apex Cayman, Rayal Bodden, talks to HedgeWeek about MLRO requirements in Cayman and the importance of this role for fund managers. As global asset management groups increasingly adopt digital platforms to connect with counterparties and investors in today’s knowledge-based economy, the risks of cybersecurity threats are rising. Funds of all shapes and…

Jumping fish

TRENDS: LARGER MANAGERS SWITCHING TO INDEPENDENT ADMINS

HFMWeek (HFM): What are the main reasons for moving from institutional to global independent providers? Are there any trends which you are experiencing? Ashmita Chhabra (AC): Larger asset managers are now starting to actively review their administrator relationships. This new focus largely stems from business uncertainty as the market continues to witnesses bulge bracket investment…

Calculating

DELOITTE ALTERNATIVE LENDERS REPORT 2016

In March 2016 Peter engaged the services of Deloitte Debt Advisory to raise £40m of debt to create a liquidity event for Apex’s shareholders via the share repurchase. Whilst this is common practice for private equity, providers of debt are more sensitive to funding liquidity events in owner managed businesses. Peter explains his reasons for…

Hour Glass

ASIC EXTENDS TRANSITION PERIOD FOR DISCLOSURE COMPLIANCE

In response to concerns raised by industry associations about the reliability of information provided, on Tuesday 29 November 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced an extension of the transition period for superannuation trustees and responsible entities to comply with updated fee and cost disclosure requirements. ASIC has had to respond to strong…

Apex CIS

FUND SPOTLIGHT: OCTOBER 2016

Welcome to the October 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 always seem to be a lot of stories about amazing FX strategies banded around the hedge fund industry, with the…

Robo Advisor

ROBO ADVISORS – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

The relentless and fast paced advancements in the fintech arena have created a fierce pool of competition driving fees down and forcing innovators to come up with quicker, better and more responsive ways of delivering service – and so enters the Robo-advisor.

Apex CIS

FUND SPOTLIGHT: SEPTEMBER 2016

Welcome to the September edition of Fund Spotlight; delivering the latest alternatives market information from Apex, including fund launch stats, top fund performers and live illiquid opportunities. New Funds Spotlight The systematic hedge fund space has advanced in leaps and bounds over the past few years. The introduction of self learning algorithms is perhaps the…

Dubai

APEX CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF BUSINESS IN DUBAI

Apex Dubai celebrates its 10 year anniversary in Dubai having been the first independent fund administrator to be licensed by the DFSA back in 2006; today servicing both private equity and open ended funds, handling all asset classes. Offering an efficient and flexible approach to fund services, the Dubai office tailors its support to meet…