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US FUNDS MARKET: WHAT’S THE STORY FOR 2016?

The US Funds Market: What’s the story for 2016? As regulation continues to put a strain on liquidity markets, diversification and innovation amongst fund managers means that perhaps not surprisingly, Apex is seeing a growing demand for fund admin support stretching across both product and geography. Appetite for cross-boarder investments continues to increase as local…

Urban Real Estate

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS – THE FUTURE

The past few years have seen an increase in demand for private capital with regards to real estate investments. Research suggests that over 50% of investors will look to commit to private core real estate funds throughout 2016. This is perhaps not surprising with the increasing need for diversification in asset management; a trend which…

Australia

IS THIS THE DAWN OF A NEW AGE IN AUSTRALIAN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT?

The recent Australian Federal Budget announcement, the third since the Coalition came into power, introduced a potentially landscape altering change for the local fund management industry in the country. The budget included the proposal of a new tax and regulatory framework which will aim to boost the Australian funds industry via the introduction of three…

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KEY CRITERIA FOR SELECTING A FUND ADMINISTRATOR

Dennis Westley, Managing Director for Apex North America talks to Global Funds Media about important considerations when selecting a fund administrator. “If one were to sum up the key role of a hedge fund administrator, it is to independently value a fund’s assets, allocate those assets correctly to individual investors, and accurately report the  allocations to those…

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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…

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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…