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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

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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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Blog categories, 25 March 2019

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