British Virgin Islands fund administrators comprise a number of independent players specialising in servicing small and mid-sized hedge funds with an emphasis on tailored solutions and client service....
Advising investors dealing with distressed hedge funds as well as restructuring forms the bulk of work by British Virgin Islands lawyers although fund formation work is starting to pick up.
Selecting a fund administrator can be crucial to the success of a hedge fund. Managers and investors believe the choice has a significant impact on the fund’s ability to seek and retain capital.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The British Virgin Islands has passed the Securities & Investment Business Act (SIBA). The law fine-tunes the framework for investment funds and could give the BVI an edge in offshore funds business.
The regulatory framework for investment and securities business is undergoing major change, says Brodrick Penn, British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission director of investment business.
Ernst & Young plans to open an office in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), a major boost to the jurisdiction that has strived to attract internationally recognised hedge fund service providers.
Event driven funds have historically generated high return. Over the last decade they have become bigger and more diversified with the capability to invest across multiple markets and corporate events.
Marathon Asset Management was one of three hedge funds to participate in the US public private investment program (PPIP). Institutional operational risk management was one reason it won the mandate.
Investcorp spends a lot of time analysing hedge fund returns and risks. Separate accounts, single manager funds and customised portfolios are used to find the right fit for its institutional client.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future