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Neptune adds Nomura and Jefferies

Neptune adds Nomura and Jefferies

Thu, 09/02/2017 - 08:47

Neptune Networks, an open-standard network for bond real-time AXE indications, has added Nomura and Jefferies to its network. »

Robert Briant, Conyers Dill & Pearman

BVI strikes right balance on fund governance

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:49

Proper fund governance has long been championed by leading offshore law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman, which for the last decade has encouraged its hedge fund clients to hold at least annual directors meetings. Initially this was met with some resistance according to Robert Briant (pictured), Partner and head of Conyers' BVI office, who confirms that such resistance has softened over the last few years.  »

Niall Brooks, Castlegate

BVI’s advantage is its flexibility and affordability

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:43

One of the reasons as to why the BVI introduced the Incubator and Approved Fund products in May 2015 was, partly, in response to the fact that fund launch numbers in the global hedge fund industry had started to steadily decline. Rising regulatory and compliance costs were hurting start-up managers and dissuading people from coming to market.  »

Peter Jakubicka, Circle Partners

Growth is driven by Incubator and Approved Funds

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:35

Circle Partners is an independent fund administrator with offices in the BVI, Cayman Islands, and across the EU, the Americas and Hong Kong.  »

Simon Schilder, Ogier

BVI continues to introduce positive regulatory developments

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:29

Last year the number of hedge fund launches globally fell by an estimated 40 per cent, but despite this there have been a number of positive developments for the funds industry in the BVI. »

James Williams, hedgeweek

Incubator Fund could provide long-term growth trajectory

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:22

"We see the funds industry as continuing to contribute to the overall offering of financial services. There remains good interest in the BVI product and we envisage that will continue," asserts Glenford Malone, Director, Investment Business Division, BVI Financial Services Commission, when asked to comment on the growth of the BVI's funds industry.  »

Alan Halfenger, ACA Compliance Group

ACA to offer third-party chaperoning service for GLG expert consultations

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:46

ACA Compliance Group and GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) have entered into an exclusive partnership to provide mutual clients with the option to retain ACA’s third-party monitoring service for expert consultations arranged by GLG. »

Michael DePalma, PhaseCapital

PhaseCapital appoints CIO

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:36

PhaseCapital has appointed Michael Ning as chief investment officer (CIO). »

CTAs start 2017 in the red

CTAs start 2017 in the red

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:19

In a disappointing start to the year after a challenging 2016, all Societe Generale CTA indices posted negative returns in January. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Equity hedge fund strategies surge in early 2017

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:49

Hedge funds posted strong gains in early 2017 as Donald Trump was inaugurated as US President, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR. »

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