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Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Update on tax developments and tax efficient deal structuring

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 00:01

There is no doubt that the Channel Islands provide an attractive location for investment funds which can benefit from the specialised profession »

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

A growing reputation for Shariah fund expertise

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 15:35

The rising price of oil and the emergence of sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf region have focused attention on the growing financial strength of the region and on its rapid emergence as a marke »

Alps Fund Services launches private equity portfolio for variable insurance products

Alps Fund Services launches private equity portfolio for variable insurance products

Wed, 07/05/2008 - 07:00

Denver, Colorado-based fund service provider Alps Fund Services has launched the AVS Listed Private Equity Portfolio for use by insurance companies in their variable insurance products, su »

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Carlyle Group closes USD450m CCP Financing I loan fund

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 17:43

Global private equity firm Carlyle Group has announced the final close of Carlyle Credit Partners Financing I, the tenth collateralised loan obligation to be launched by Carlyle's US lever »

Mourant expands International Finance Administration services with Dublin opening

Mourant expands International Finance Administration services with Dublin opening

Tue, 08/01/2008 - 06:00

Jersey-based international financial and legal service provider Mourant has opened a new office in Dublin, the group's 11th worldwide, to provide administration services to structured fina »

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Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

Special report
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... »

Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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