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FUND SPOTLIGHT: MAY 2016

Welcome to the May edition of the Apex Capital Introduction Services Fund Spotlight. Fund Spotlight delivers the latest market information on the alternative fund space from Apex, including statistics around fund launches from the Global Apex Group, top fund performers from Apex Alpha Portal, and information on live opportunities from Apex Capital Introduction Services. Top…

Technology Connecting Globally

THE RISE OF FINTECH IN ASSET MANAGEMENT

There is no doubt that global financial technology (fintech) firms are on the rise and subsequently investment in this area is rapidly increasing. The following Apex Blog looks to explore what the growth in fintech companies might mean to the wider industry and in turn, asset managers.

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FUND SPOTLIGHT: MARCH 2016

Welcome to the March edition of the Apex Capital Introduction Services Fund Spotlight. Fund Spotlight delivers the latest market information on the alternative fund space from Apex, including statistics around fund launches from the Global Apex Group, top fund performers from Apex Alpha Portal and information on live opportunities from Apex Capital Introduction Services. New…

Tax

FATCA vs CRS – THE DIFFERENCES EXPLAINED

FATCA and CRS have many similar characteristics but are by no means the same. Take a look at this quick overview to fully understand the differences and impacts on fund managers. FATCA – Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act The Basics: A US tax initiative introduced by the United States Inland Revenue Services (IRS). Commitment: 100+…

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What Is Fund Administration? The Evolution Of The Fund Administrator

Fund administrators traditionally seen as an outsourced third party service provider that protects the interests of investors by independently verifying the assets and valuation of the fund. However, today valuable fund administrators need to be far more than this and require the agility to continually add breath to their service offering in order to truly add value to their clients.

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FUND SPOTLIGHT: FEBRUARY 2016

Apex Capital Introduction Services has launched a monthly Fund Spotlight e-newsletter. Fund Spotlight will deliver the latest alternatives market information from Apex, including statistics around fund launches, top fund performers, information on live illiquid opportunities and notification on upcoming industry events. Click Here to Sign up now. New Funds Spotlight Discretionary Global Macro Managers with…

Cyber Attach

CYBER SECURITY FOR FUND MANAGERS: MITIGATING RISK

“There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be.” Robert Mueller, former Director of the FBI. Over the past few years the media has whipped up a frenzy around the concept of cyber attacks and the vulnerabilities we all face in this new and evolving online world;…

Turning the Corner

TURNING THE CORNER INTO 2016 – MARKET IMPACTS

The asset management industry has undoubtedly entered a period of unprecedented change over the past few years, which has resulted in creating an environment that has been challenging for fund managers. 2015 saw competition rapidly increase as the number of managers in the industry continued to escalate.

Standing out

ASSET MANAGEMENT: STANDING OUT IN 2017

Disruption was the word on everyone’s lips in 2016. In a year when fee compression reached its peak, investor scrutiny was at an all time high and regulation tightened on a global basis, asset managers felt the squeeze…but where does this leave the industry as we move in to 2017? Increased flows to small and…