Matthew Hudson, MJ Hudson

MJ Hudson acquires Jersey Administrator

Mon, 21/10/2019 - 10:28

London-based asset management consultancy MJ Hudson is to acquire the Jersey administrator, Anglo Saxon Trust (AST), subject to Jersey Financial Services Commission regulatory approval and certain other conditions.  »

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Food Industry analyst launches DD Research in partnership with Analyst Hub

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 09:12

Analyst Hub, an independent research infrastructure platform company, and DD Research, a boutique sell-side equity firm, have partnered to launch DD Research as the latest independent research provider to join Analyst Hub’s portfolio of IRPs. »

Proteus partners with Callan to provide expanded access to alternatives research

Wed, 16/10/2019 - 09:14

Proteus, an Indianapolis-based alternative investment technology firm, has partnered with institutional investment consulting firm Callan, add additional alternatives due diligence expertise to the Proteus platform and streamline the approval of funds available. »

Robin Bedford, Opus Fund Services

Opus Fund Services acquires fund administration unit of Advanced Fund Administration

Mon, 07/10/2019 - 09:26

Independent fund administrator Opus Fund Services has acquired the fund administration unit of Advanced Fund Administration (AFA), which has offices in the Cayman Islands and New Jersey. »

Vicky Sanders, RSRCHxchange

PitchBook and RSRCHXchange to create comprehensive marketplace for private and public financial research

Thu, 03/10/2019 - 10:50

PitchBook, a data provider for the private and public equity markets, has entered into an agreement with Liquidnet’s RSRCHXchange a marketplace and aggregator of institutional research, to offer PitchBook clients access to RSRCHXchange’s extensive marketplace of institutional broker research in 2020. »

Andrew Knight, Harneys

A practical approach to regulation

Mon, 30/09/2019 - 14:37

The swathe of transparency disclosures required by new and upcoming regulation has been putting pressure on private equity firms. However, PE managers can work with pragmatic and knowledgeable law firms to understand exactly how the rules apply to their particular situation and consider whether there is a basis for limiting disclosure about their business and their investors. »

Andrew Frost, Lawson Conner

Why technology is key

Mon, 30/09/2019 - 14:34

By Andrew Frost (pictured), Lawson Conner, & Justin Partington, IQ-EQ – Enhanced due diligence, including Know Your Customer (KYC), when completing complex acquisitions of businesses or assets is not only a basic expectation under current Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations, but also makes commercial sense for all parties involved. »

Richard van ‘t Hof, Trident Trust

Transatlantic trends: Growth opportunities for US PE managers

Mon, 30/09/2019 - 14:31

Luxembourg is seeing a growing number of US managers interested in setting up private equity structures to access European investments and clients. Richard van ‘t Hof, head of Trident Trust’s operations in Luxembourg talks about the opportunities and challenges managers face when crossing the Atlantic. »


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