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International Payments

Training : International Payments

Date : Thu, 19/06/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 2 day course has been tailored for banking professionals who have some experience in domestic payments and want to expand their knowledge of international payments. »

UCITS Funds

Training : UCITS Funds

Date : Tue, 08/07/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical one day course is designed to provide an insight into the area of UCITS, showing how funds may select eligible assets and demonstrate how these instruments may be employed to achieve di »

The European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Training : The European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Date : Mon, 07/07/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

EMIR introduces a number of complex issues and creates challenges and risks on one side and opportunities on the other side for all market participants, mainly banks, asset managers and other financia »

Investing in Emerging Markets

Training : Investing in Emerging Markets

Date : Thu, 10/07/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 2 day course will provide you with the necessary tools, concepts and analytical insights to evaluate and decide on emerging market investments.   »

International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services - London

This training program is designed to provide delegates with practical knowledge about the key concepts, systems, processes and procedures in international securities settlement and custodial serv »

The Repo Market - London

Training : The Repo Market - London

Date : Thu, 22/05/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This 1 day course is designed for delegates who are either new to the business of bond repurchase agreements (repos) or want to refresh their knowledge. »

FATCA - London

Training : FATCA - London

Date : Wed, 18/06/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This practical 1-day course will provide participants with a sound understanding of FATCA. »

Private Banking and Wealth Management - London

Training : Private Banking and Wealth Management - London

Date : Thu, 12/06/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This highly practical programme for private bankers and wealth managers is designed to equip you with the skill set and the best strategies for creating competitive offering for private clients. »

Investment Performance Measurement - London

Training : Investment Performance Measurement - London

Date : Wed, 02/07/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This practical two day training run by a former senior banker has been designed for anyone who needs to understand the fundamentals of measuring investment performance.    »

Managing Family Office & Wealth - London

Training : Managing Family Office & Wealth - London

Date : Mon, 30/06/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This 2 day practical programme for family office representatives and wealth managers explores the best strategies for preserving family wealth and managing a modern family office. »

Solar Secondary Markets

Event : Solar Secondary Markets

Date : Thu, 03/07/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

Solar energy is rapidly becoming an interesting option for all kinds of (institutional) investors and (pension) funds, since it is now possible to invest directly in solar assets. This 1-day conference enables you to deepen your insights in PV as an investment opportunity and learn from concrete experiences, cases and in-depth discussions. The focus will be focused on the most interesting secondary markets for solar PV assets in Europe: Italy, Germany, France and the UK. »

COBS Operations

Event : COBS Operations

Date : Wed, 30/04/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

This one day workshop is designed specifically to examine the COBS rules from an operational perspective Key areas of COBS for Operations  Application Obligation Client categorisation Communications with clients Information about the firm, its services and remuneration Client agreements Dealing and Managing Providing product information to clients Reporting information to clients »

UCITS Fund Administration

Event : UCITS Fund Administration

Date : Wed, 30/04/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

The course is designed to provide a detailed overview of fund operations and regulations.  The course objective:  To understand operational activities and relevant regulatory provisions  To gain an appreciation of the controls environments that you would expect to see in place in respect of each operational activity  To negate the risks which those controls activities are intended to address The course will consider: Operational best-practice range of compliance and audit activities  The role of meaningful Management Information Reporting Benefit from a Workshop Environment and the Practical Application of Key Issues: The programme is designed for those who are seeking to gain an end-to-end understanding of the fund administration lifecycle and of the requirements of the FCA COLL Sourcebook. »

Alternative Investor

Event : Alternative Investor

Date : Wed, 21/05/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

Alternative Investor has been designed to aid Family Offices, Pension Funds, Endowments & other Institutional Investors when deciding which alternative strategies to pursue. The one-day forum covers the entire spectrum of alternative investments, with expert contributions from the leaders in Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Debt & Hedge Funds. »

Fund Manager Selection

Event : Fund Manager Selection

Date : Tue, 29/04/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

The only conference dedicated to choosing fund managers and assessing manager skill Fund Manager Selection (FMS) is a unique event focused on the complex and increasingly important area of assessing and choosing external asset managers. As a manager, FMS 2014 will help you discover what top institutional investors, trustees, family offices, multi-managers & consultants are looking for and how you can improve your investment processes. Investors will gain a valuable opportunity to engage in a broad discussion of how the asset management industry can better serve the needs of professional institutional investors as well a chance to meet their peers and hear how the best in the business set mandates and selet their managers. »

The European Private Rented Sector (PRS) Forum

Event : The European Private Rented Sector (PRS) Forum

Date : Wed, 09/04/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

IMN is delighted to present the inaugural European Private Rented Sector (PRS) Forum, taking place 9 April 2014 in London. »

Fund Governance 2014

Event : Fund Governance 2014

Date : Tue, 13/05/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

Conference: 13-14 May 2014, Post-Conference Workshop 15 May. Infoline’s inaugural Fund Governance Conference promotes the latest guidance on new responsibilities faced by alternative funds. Thought leaders from funds alongside industry experts will share guidance and best practice approaches to meeting the challenges of governance, regulation and economic factors which are shaping the market through 2014 and beyond. »

Hedge Fund Startup Forum London 2014

Event : Hedge Fund Startup Forum London 2014

Date : Wed, 07/05/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

Designed with the aid of hedge fund industry veterans, this event has been put together to provide those looking to start a Hedge Fund with an in depth guide to setting up a fund and gaining investmen »

AltFi Summit 2014

Event : AltFi Summit 2014

Date : Tue, 11/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

P2P lending, investing in online invoices and crowdfunding - the Alternative Finance space is growing at a phenomenal rate with 2014 likely to be the biggest year yet for investors! Every week seems to bring new opportunities (and talk of tax breaks!) and that means that professional advisers and investment managers need to understand the true scale of opportunity represented by this disruptive sector. What are the likely returns from lending to businesses and consumers through P2P platforms? Can investment managers construct short duration diversified portfolios of invoice based investments? Can crowdfunding opportunities sit alongside EIS structures and venture capital? Which platforms will be tomorrow's dominant brands and how can I invest in them? AltFi aims to answer all of these questions and much more! We'll feature all the major platforms from Europe as well as some of the biggest VC and PE investors in this fast growing, disruptive space. »

Private Debt Investor Forum 2014

Event : Private Debt Investor Forum 2014

Date : Wed, 26/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

The private debt fund market has seen a huge expansion and is currently an incredibly fast growing asset class.   Attend the 4th Annual Private Debt Investor Forum to gain a full understanding of the opportunities this expansion offers, addressing the current market and future outlook for investing in private debt instruments. »

London Business School 10th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

“Embracing Change: Evolving Strategies to capture Value and drive Growth” Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ   Hosted by the London Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Club, this flagship event attracts a rich variety of industry professionals from GPs to LPs, advisors, recruiters, media, as well as enthusiastic business school students and academic thought leaders, forming a diverse public arena for debate of current trends, challenges and opportunities in the private equity and venture capital space. This year’s conference theme examines the strategies industry players are using to stay competitive and generate returns in the current cycle.   Keynote Speakers: Andrea C. Bonomi Founder and Senior Principal at Investindustrial Joseph C. Schull Managing Director and Head of Europe at Warburg Pincus Alain Carrier Managing Director and Head of Europe at CPPIB  The event will also feature prominent panellists from: 3i, Accel Partners, Actis, Amadeus Capital Partners, Bain Capital, Cerberus, CPP Investment Board, General Atlantic, GSO Capital Partners, Index Ventures, KKR, Oaktree, Terra Firma, The Carlyle Group, TPG, Warburg Pincus and more to be confirmed in due course. »

BHA Select Hedge Funds: London 2014

Event : BHA Select Hedge Funds: London 2014

Date : Wed, 26/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

BHA Select Hedge Funds: London 2014 is hosting the largest European Capital Introduction Conference in 2014 on the 2 »

Selling Into Europe Post AIFMD

Event : Selling Into Europe Post AIFMD

Date : Wed, 19/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

High-level discussion on distribution and operational issues for UCITS, Hedge, Mutual & Investment Fund Managers Register today using the Global Fund Media VIP code FKW52733GFML and SAVE 10%! Distribution Opportunities under the AIFMD Understand how to distribute throughout Europe Gauge which products are best suited to the distribution channels Benefit from the commercial opportunities within the regulation Knowing the AIFMD requirements Ensure regulatory compliance Comply with: custody arrangements limits on leverage remuneration policies and practices risk management systems »

Alternative Platforms

Event : Alternative Platforms

Date : Tue, 18/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

Attend the Biggest Managed Account, UCITS & AIFMD Platforms to Discover How Platforms are Offering Transparency, Liquidity, Pricing & Client Control Three great reasons to attend the only European event for Managed Account, UCITS & AIFMD Platforms. 1. Benefit from the only opportunity to meet with the industry this year. Understand how the industry is keeping up inflows following the initial surge in interest. Hear how flows will be affected following the collapse of AlphaMetrix. »

Yale SOM — EDHEC-Risk Institute Certificate in Risk and Investment Management - UK

Yale School of Management and EDHEC-Risk Institute now jointly offer top-quality executive education courses in the area of investing and risk management based on the exceptional strength and relevanc »

Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Equity Investment seminar - London

Training : Yale SOM - EDHEC-Risk Equity Investment seminar - London

Date : Tue, 18/03/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

USA, New Haven, March 5-6 UK, London, March 18-19 »

EDHEC-Risk Days Europe 2014

Event : EDHEC-Risk Days Europe 2014

Date : Tue, 25/03/2014  

Country : UK

City : London

EDHEC-Risk Days Europe 2013 attracted close to 700 investors and investment professionals from all over Europe and beyond. Following this success, in 2014, EDHEC-Risk Institute will be organising the third edition of EDHEC-Risk Days Europe at The Mermaid in London from 25 to 26 March.   The 2014 conference includes two major events that will allow investment professionals to review major industry challenges, explore state-of-the-art investment techniques and benchmark practices to research advances. »

Operational Risk Management – London

Training : Operational Risk Management – London

Date : Thu, 06/03/2014   for 2 Days

Country : UK

City : London

This 2 day practical course explores the best practice in operational risk management, at all stages, from assessment to implementation. »

International Securities Settlements & Custodial Services - London

This training program is designed to provide delegates with practical knowledge about the key concepts, systems, processes and procedures in international securities settlement and custodial serv »

The Repo Market

Training : The Repo Market

Date : Thu, 03/04/2014   for 1 Day

Country : UK

City : London

This 1 day course is designed for delegates who are either new to the business of bond repurchase agreements (repos) or want to refresh their knowledge. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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