The 'Luxembourg Fund Services 2015' special report comprises seven separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Distribution and the benefit of having a strong network

Distribution and the benefit of having a strong network

This summer, to further enhance the strength of its global network, BNP Paribas Securities Services) (BNP Paribas) chose to integrate EY's Global Fund Distribution (GFD) product into its wider Fund Distribution Services (FDS) offering. This gives clients access to a comprehensive range of information to help them determine which product to distribute, which jurisdiction(s) to choose, which investors to target and the most appropriate distribution channels. 

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Attracting PE and RE managers to innovative AIFM platform

Attracting PE and RE managers to innovative AIFM platform

In May 2014, MS Management Services SA, a Luxembourg-based subsidiary of the Maitland group, a leading global fund administrator, received authorisation from the CSSF to act as a third-party AIFM to alternative investment funds. At the same time, it established its own umbrella fund platform, MS SICAV SIF, to support managers wishing to fast track the process of launching a readily passportable EU product.