Ireland flag

The dawn of a new era for the Irish funds industry

By Brian Kelliher & David Lawless, Dillon Eustace – Since the establishment of the International Financial Services Centre in Ireland in 1988, Ireland has become a domicile of choice for asset managers seeking to establish regulated funds for distribution worldwide. »


Regulation

FCA sets out its regulatory priorities for asset managers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed its thematic supervisory plans for 2014/15 as a central part of its annual Business Plan. »


Index

Three out of six MVIS investable hedge fund beta indices positive in March

Three of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) six investable Hedge Fund Beta Indices recorded positive performance in March. »


Report

Lyxor white paper looks at use of hedge funds in strategic asset allocation

Lyxor Asset Management has published a new white paper looking at the use of hedge funds in strategic asset allocation. »


Currency cogs

Algorithmic trading takes hold in FX

Algorithmic trading strategies are taking hold in FX – a development that is providing a boost to proprietary bank trading systems that had been losing market share to multi-dealer trading platforms. »


Handshake

Gar Wood Securities adds three industry veterans

Gar Wood Securities has added three industry veterans, Darren Day, Christopher Calvert and Joseph McDonald. »


Regulation

Misys launches regulatory reporting service

Misys has launched a new regulatory reporting service, enabling corporates, fund managers and smaller banks to meet their EMIR-specific reporting requirements. »


Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners

Agecroft Partners LLC – Best Third-Party Marketing Firm

Agecroft Partners specialises in consulting and third-party marketing for hedge funds. Its objective: to raise assets globally for institutional quality hedge fund managers by utilising a consultative approach within the institutional investor community. »


Anthony Payne, Peregrine Communications

Peregrine Communications – Best European Public Relations Firm

It’s been a barnstorming last few months for London-headquartered Peregrine Communications with some strong client wins including Acadian Asset Management, Wells Fargo Asset Management, Mirae Asset Global Investments and Rogge Global Partners. »


Don Seymour, DMS Offshore Investment Services

DMS Offshore Investment Services – Best Offshore Regulatory Advisory Firm

DMS Offshore Investment Services (‘DMS’) was established in the Cayman Islands by Don Seymour (pictured) in 2000. Over the past 14 years it has grown into one of the industry’s leading fund governance firms with over 200 people. “It’s been a 14-year overnight success,” says Seymour with tongue firmly in cheek. »


Upcoming events

Upcoming training

Mon, 12/05/2014 (All day) - Dubai
Tue, 13/05/2014 (All day) - Dubai