Special Reports

Simon Hookway MAG Consulting

The changing face of managed accounts

 Hedge fund managed account platforms were around long before the current boom in interest from investors began in the wake of the industry’s liquidity crisis, the bankruptcy of Lehman B »


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Surge in platform options opens up investor choice

 The surge of interest in managed accounts over the past two years has opened up the market to third-party investment platforms offered by a range of providers, including notably investment ba »


Dermot Butler, Custom House Group

The global route to daily NAVs

One of the key reason investors seek managed accounts is that they want transparency and liquidity, so service providers must be able to administer managed accounts on a daily basis –as Custo »


Tom Zdon Advent

Meeting the system challenges of SMAs

The past two years have seen a surge in the number of institutional investors seeking to access hedge fund strategies through separately managed accounts, in the development of third-party platform »


Simon Tortell, Tortell associates

Experience in key investment vehicles

 Simon Tortell and Associates is a leading Maltese law firm and is one of Malta’s most experienced firms in the hedge fund industry, having been directly involved with several important »


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At the forefront of global investment trends

Malta is gaining momentum. »


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Strongly placed for funds targeting European investors

 Talk about the elephant in the room. The Alternative Investment Fund Managers directive surely has the largest ears and the longest trunk of the species. »


Laragh Cassar, Camilleri Pieziosi

Growth areas include private equity and ETF's

 After the lull in activity that affected all fund jurisdictions in the post-crisis period, there are now clear signs of risk appetite returning and that promoters are willing and able to laun »


Kenneth Farrugia, Finance Malta

Focus on developing value-added services

 Malta has not only weathered the worldwide financial crisis but seems to be one of the few jurisdictions where growth momentum has been sustained. »


Andre Zerafa, Ganado

Developing new sources of growth

 Malta is well-known for its business-friendly approach Ð particularly to the fund sector which it sees as critical to the future growth of the island. »


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