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Market News, 11 January 2022

Reflecting on our Achievements in 2021

As we enter a new year, we would like to reflect on some of the major accomplishments Alter Domus was recognized for... Read more

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Market News, 23 December 2021

Navigating the Challenges of Digital Transformation with Success

Digital transformation holds vast potential to lift the performance of investment organizations to new levels. However,... Read more

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Market News, 22 November 2021

Why Real Assets Are the New Black

In an era of low interest rates, asset owners are upping allocations in real assets, prizing their reliable income... Read more

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Market News, 18 November 2021

The Power of One: Individual Investors Emerge as a Force

While the ongoing rise of public markets gets the headlines, private capital returns have been outpacing more liquid... Read more

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Market News, 12 November 2021

Green Loans, Green Bonds, and ESG Trends

When Anheuser Busch-InBev’s subsidiary Budweiser Brewing Company APAC signed its first sustainability-linked loan in... Read more

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Market News, 08 November 2021

Private Credit Opportunities Abound in APAC

With renewed investor focus on the Asia Pacific region amidst the global Covid recovery, the APAC private credit market... Read more

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Market News, 05 November 2021

Designing and Operating Open-Ended Real Estate Funds

Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in open-ended funds, and an increased recognition of the challenges... Read more

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Market News, 02 November 2021

Leveraging Disruptors in New Mobility

With advances in technology ushering in a new era of intelligent machines, many claim we are entering the fourth phase... Read more

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Market News, 29 October 2021

Financial Action Task Force Removes Mauritius from Grey List

In a plenary session held on October 21st, the global terror finance watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF),... Read more

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Market News, 24 August 2021

Virtual Reality: The Changing Nature of Board and Shareholder Meetings

Company directors have grown to recognise the benefits of virtual boardroom meetings, but they shouldn’t waste the... Read more

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Market News, 16 August 2021

Growing Investment Opportunities in ASEAN Infrastructure

As one of the world’s most rapidly developing markets, Southeast Asia holds a number of attractive opportunities for... Read more

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Market News, 10 August 2021

The European Innovation Council: Supporting Europe's Ambitious Start-Ups

Europe is seeking to boost its global leadership credentials in the high-tech innovation sector with the launch of an... Read more

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Market News, 03 August 2021

Growth of Private Debt Market Reveals Cracks in Infrastructure

As private debt managers increase assets in favorable market conditions, many are beginning to struggle operationally... Read more

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Market News, 03 June 2021

Cyprus: An Agile and Robust EU Fund Jurisdiction

Over the past few years, the Cyprus investment fund industry has been developing at an impressive pace. Taking notice... Read more

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Market News, 31 May 2021

Rising to the Occasion: The LP to GP Dynamic

There has been a notable change in the relationship dynamic between GPs and LPs within private credit over the last 12... Read more

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Market News, 25 May 2021

The Pros and Cons of Choosing a SPAC over an IPO

The exceptional environment for capital raising has led to a dramatic surge in the use of special purpose acquisition... Read more

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Market News, 20 May 2021

Hong Kong Private Equity Tax Concession: Industry Impact and Business Opportunities

Investments in the private equity sector have shown strong increases in recent years, and Hong Kong – as the financial... Read more

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Market News, 17 May 2021

GP-Led Secondaries: From Innovation to Institutionalisation

It is astonishing to think how far the GP-led secondary market has come in less than 10 years.  Since the first... Read more

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Market News, 12 May 2021

Growth Opportunities for Private Credit In Australia

Australia has recently experienced growth in its private credit sector – addressing demand and opportunities currently... Read more

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Market News, 03 May 2021

Infrastructure and the Road to Sustainability

As the world begins to see light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, demand for greener economies, smart renewable... Read more

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Cayman Islands, 03 May 2021

Discontinuation of LIBOR and Alter Domus’ Continued Response

As of March 5, 2021, US and UK regulators and LIBOR’s administrator made a series of announcements regarding the end of... Read more

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Market News, 08 April 2021

Brexit, US Elections and COVID-19: The Road Ahead

The world has seen major changes in the past year that have affected markets and economies worldwide: • The pandemic... Read more

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Market News, 26 March 2021

What to look for when selecting a service provider

In the ever-evolving alternative fund industry, selecting the right partner is essential to capturing opportunities.... Read more

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Market News, 15 February 2021

After Blacklist Challenges, the Cayman Islands Emerge Stronger Than Ever

Despite misrepresentations in movies showing businessmen traveling to the Cayman Islands with suitcases stuffed with... Read more

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Market News, 10 February 2021

It's Time to Start Reporting TGER— Are You Ready?

Real estate investors are calling for greater transparency and visibility around the fees and costs associated with... Read more

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Market News, 10 February 2021

Ireland: Launch Point for European Fundraising Success

US managers of private asset funds are attracted to Ireland as a fund domicile for its uniquely attractive combination... Read more

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Market News, 08 February 2021

Cool Heads Can Help Companies Ride the Restructuring Wave

State interventions helped many companies impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to defy gravity during 2020, and markets... Read more

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Market News, 01 February 2021

New Paradigms in Real Estate Asset Valuation

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact livelihoods and economies around the world, real estate investment... Read more

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Market News, 25 January 2021

Rising Private Capital Allocations in Asia Pacific – A Sign of the Times

With some industry insiders predicting the Asia Pacific region’s private markets will grow from USD 1.62tn in 2019 to... Read more

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Market News, 22 January 2021

Q&A: Ireland’s Fund Industry Embraces Change

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive of Irish Funds, which represents the Funds and Asset Management Industry in Ireland,... Read more

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Market News, 29 December 2020

Ireland's Investment Partnership Bill Obtains Parliamentary Approval

In a highly positive and exciting development for the asset management industry, on 16 December 2020, the Bill to amend... Read more

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Market News, 17 December 2020

Exploring the New Normal in Real Estate Investment Management

The global impact of Covid-19 has been swift and severe, forcing change upon people, businesses and entire industries... Read more

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Market News, 03 December 2020

Automation: Spurring a New Era in the Alternative Fund Industry

Key considerations for COOs and CFOs in establishing automation programs.   Read more

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Market News, 24 November 2020

Scaling Enterprise Software Companies

Alter Domus is a proud sponsor of Privcap's Deep Dive Interview Series, a podcast series providing expert commentary on... Read more

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Market News, 02 November 2020

Aircraft Leasing in a New World

The aviation industry has been on the frontline of the impact of Covid-19 since the early days of March when the world... Read more

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Market News, 28 October 2020

Planning KKR's Next Stage of Growth

Alter Domus is a proud sponsor of Privcap's Deep Dive Interview Series, a podcast series providing expert commentary on... Read more

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Market News, 22 October 2020

Covid-19 Signals a New Era for Fund Operations

At a webinar held in September to launch Preqin’s 2020 Alternative Assets in Europe report, Sandra Legrand, Alter... Read more

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Market News, 12 October 2020

The Pandemic Has Turbocharged Automation Adoption in Finance

The financial sector has responded to the Covid-19 outbreak with speed, decisiveness, and a willingness to embrace new... Read more

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Market News, 05 October 2020

Taking a Closer Look at Fund Structures in Japan

Japan is an established and vibrant market for international fund managers across a wide range of asset classes. For... Read more

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Market News, 28 September 2020

Covid-19: A Game Changer for Real Estate Operating Models

As one of the most complex asset classes to manage, real estate fund managers have been debating how to simplify... Read more

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Market News, 21 September 2020

Digitising the Investor Experience

Record-breaking fundraising numbers in 2019 highlighted investors’ increasing appetite for alternative investments. But... Read more

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Guernsey, 17 September 2020

Europe’s Mid-Market Lenders Take a Flexible Approach

Lenders and borrowers have collaborated to amend many loan agreements, avoiding defaults for now. Juliana Ritchie,... Read more

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Market News, 21 August 2020

How to Future-Proof Your CLO Strategy

After several years of robust growth, the market for Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs) has not escaped the... Read more

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Market News, 19 August 2020

Are You on the Right Side of Cayman’s New Private Funds Law?

Long a favoured fund domicile due to its favourable tax environment, as well as relative ease and lower cost of set-up... Read more

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Market News, 22 July 2020

Full Circle: How the New Volcker Ruling Will Affect CLOs

The Volcker Rule, which went into effect on April 1, 2014, limited the way banking entities were permitted to have an... Read more

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Market News, 20 July 2020

How Cyprus Fund Managers Benefit from Outsourcing

Fund managers in Cyprus can take advantage of the many benefits that outsourcing back and middle office administration... Read more

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Market News, 13 July 2020

Syndicated Lenders, Attorneys, Financial Advisors and Borrowers: What You Need to Know About Successor Agents

As their name suggests, administrative agents handle a variety of routine functions related to the administration of a... Read more

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Market News, 30 June 2020

Stronger Together

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has changed the lives of nearly everyone on earth. For some, that’s meant practicing new... Read more

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Market News, 22 June 2020

A New Take on Direct Investments for Insurance Companies

Insurers have traditionally invested in equities, bonds, real estate debt and other fixed income assets for their own... Read more

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Market News, 16 June 2020

Virtual Roundtable on Real Estate Reporting Trends

What trends are investor relations professionals experiencing in real estate fund reporting? How are real estate... Read more

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Market News, 26 May 2020

Robotics in Finance: A New Frontier

Automating high-volume, repetitive tasks has become more achievable than ever, freeing finance departments to boost... Read more

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Market News, 13 May 2020

Adapting to the Security Risks Posed by Remote Working

With a large portion of the world now working remotely, security risks are on the rise, particularly for those working... Read more

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Market News, 11 May 2020

Expertise in Consolidation: The Key to Maintaining a Global Overview

In today’s increasingly competitive global markets, and at a time where businesses are confronted with an ever... Read more

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Market News, 30 April 2020

Five Questions CFOs Should Ask Themselves After the COVID-19 Year-End

Every year, CFOs reflecting on year-end reporting think of things that could be done better. Inevitably practical... Read more

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Market News, 28 April 2020

Business as Usual: Outsourced Service Providers Prove Their Worth

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact all corners of the globe, orders to ‘stay at home’ are commonplace... Read more

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Market News, 23 April 2020

Investors Set Their Sights on ABL: What You Need to Know

Asset-based lending (ABL) has become increasingly attractive to fund managers looking to make investments in new areas... Read more

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Market News, 22 April 2020

COVID-19 Impact Webinar: Key Takeaways & Call for Questions

Earlier this month, Benay Kirk, Managing Director at Alter Domus and Co-Chair of the NCREIF Accounting Committee, took... Read more

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Market News, 15 April 2020

How Tax Integrity Laws and Trends Affect Corporate Service Providers

If you do business in the Netherlands, you’ve likely heard the term “tax integrity” in multiple conversations.  ... Read more

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Market News, 09 April 2020

Distressed Loans Accelerate, Requiring An Equally Rapid Response

To say the COVID-19 global health crisis has upended financial markets would be an understatement. In terms of... Read more

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Market News, 30 March 2020

Investor Expectations Rise While the World Locks Down

Despite the disruption brought on by the COVID-19 crisis, investor expectations remain high. Private equity managers... Read more

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Market News, 09 March 2020

Gender equality is not the issue, but the answer

At Alter Domus, we’re committed to creating a balanced, equal and diverse workforce. We believe in highlighting the... Read more

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Market News, 19 February 2020

As Japan’s Business Owners Move On, Could Private Equity Move In?

With Japan’s previous generation of entrepreneurs and business founders reaching retirement age, the country’s... Read more

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Market News, 13 February 2020

Luxembourg’s New Standard Chart of Accounts Has Lift-Off

On 23 September 2019, the Grand-Ducal Decree of 12 September 2019, which determines the new Luxembourg Standard Chart... Read more

Market News, 04 February 2020

MFSA's Clear Supervisory Expectations for Licensed Entities

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has released a document outlining its expectations on supervision for... Read more

Market News, 04 February 2020

Malta’s Economic Outlook 2020/2021: The European Commission

The European Commission (EC) has predicted robust economic growth for Malta in 2020 and 2021, although the pace of... Read more

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Market News, 13 November 2019

Developments in Economic Crime Legislation

On November 5, Alter Domus’ Janice Drum, Head of Compliance EMEA, spoke at the 15th Annual Compliance & Economic Crime... Read more

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Market News, 07 November 2019

Malta’s Consolidated Group (Income Tax) Rules

Earlier this year, Malta introduced fiscal unity rules that enable related Maltese and foreign companies to form part... Read more

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Market News, 06 November 2019

Global Fund Platforms and Raising Capital in Europe in an AIFMD World

Maximilien Dambax, Head of Fund Services North America at Alter Domus, and Antonis Anastasiou, Managing Director of... Read more

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Market News, 06 November 2019

Private Equity Executives Under Pressure

Greater demands for transparency are placing huge pressure on private equity executives, says Ross McCann of Alter... Read more

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Market News, 24 September 2019

Impact of the Cayman Islands Economic Substance Law

The Cayman Islands have been a popular jurisdiction for decades. However, the introduction of the International Tax... Read more

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Market News, 05 September 2019

Facing up to the Demands of Multi-Jurisdictional Private Debt Funds

Investors in private debt funds are enjoying continued strong returns, so much so that at the end of 2018, 91 percent... Read more

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Market News, 13 August 2019

The Pressing Need for Meaningful Solutions in the UHNW Investor Space

For as long as ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) investors have existed, they have struggled to find comprehensive solutions... Read more

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Market News, 08 August 2019

Singapore’s Growing Alternatives Market

Although Singapore has always been well regarded as a regional financial hub, the local government has taken on a... Read more

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Market News, 03 July 2019

Could Outsourcing the Middle Office Provide a Competitive Advantage?

Compete harder, grow faster. These are just two of the benefits investment firms gain from outsourcing their... Read more

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Market News, 20 May 2019

Opening Up to Open-Ended Funds

Many asset managers have made the shift from traditionally closed-ended strategies to establishing open-ended funds.... Read more

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Market News, 17 May 2019

How Fine is the Line between Cost and Quality?

With a possible economic downturn looming, credit fund managers are challenged to find the balance between cost and... Read more

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Middle Office Services: An Added-Value Approach to Outsourcing

As Maltese regulated companies turn to third-parties for back- and middle-office support such as risk management and... Read more

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Market News, 18 March 2019

Navigating Asia’s Growing Private Credit Markets

The private credit market has recently captured the attention of the financial sector, with the number of institutions... Read more

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Market News, 14 March 2019

Private Client and High-Net-Worth Individuals’ Malta Solution

The rapidly evolving regulatory environment in the private wealth sphere has created a shift in the way that... Read more

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Market News, 22 February 2019

An Out-of-the-Box Solution for First-Time Credit Fund Managers

Since the Global Financial Crisis and resulting changes in financial regulations have forced banks to curtail lending,... Read more

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Market News, 20 February 2019

Exceeding Investor Expectations with Independent Outsourcing

According to PDI, 98% of institutional investors in the US have conducted greater due diligence over the last three... Read more

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Market News, 01 February 2019

The Impact of Rising Interest Rates on Borrower Cash Flow

Credit conditions in the US for both commercial and industrial firms have remained accommodative, with the banking... Read more

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Market News, 11 January 2019

Investor Requirement Trends for Private Real Estate Funds

With an increasing need to maintain a competitive edge, private real estate fund managers are wise to take note of the... Read more

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Market News, 10 January 2019

Malta’s Growing Appeal to Foreign Investors

Foreign investment in Malta is on the rise, with many foreign investors finding Malta the ideal jurisdiction for... Read more

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Market News, 11 December 2018

China: An Evolving and Maturing Fund Market

Until 2007, Renminbi-denominated funds accounted for only 12 percent of the funds in the Chinese market.... Read more