2020 was certainly a year like no other. As we welcome a new year, we invite you to read Centaur’s most viewed articles from 2020:
- ASSET RAISING IN THE WORK FROM HOME ENVIRONMENT:
Ronan Daly, Founding Partner of Centaur2020 saw unprecedented changes in both our personal and professional lives with people suddenly working from home for the first time. The industry has proven itself to be robust and the transition to mobile working has been remarkably smooth. Ronan discusses the evolution of fund administration since COVID-19 and the impact mobile working is having on Centaur’s clients which have been busy raising assets during this period.
- HFM AWARDS WIN:
Des Johnson, CEO of Centaur U.S.Centaur Fund Services U.S. was named ‘Best Administrator - Client Services’ for the second year running at the 2020 HFM US Services Awards. 2020 was the third year that Centaur has received an award at this prestigious ceremony.
- HOW REMOTE WORKING HAS INCREASED DIVERSITY FOR ONE ADMINISTRATOR:
Karen Malone, Founding Partner of CentaurWorking from home has become the new norm with the arrival of COVID-19. Long before the outbreak, Centaur Fund Services had embraced flexible working arrangements as a way to promote work/life balance. Karen has always been a strong advocate for diversity and flexibility in the workplace and she reflects on the current and future implications of the coronavirus on the way the funds industry works.
- PRIVATE EQUITY WIRE U.S. AWARDS:
Des Johnson, CEO of Centaur U.S.The readers of Private Equity Wire named Centaur Fund Services ‘Best Fund Administrator under $30bn’ for the second consecutive year. The annual Private Equity Wire US Awards recognize excellence among GP managers and service providers in the US across a wide range of categories covering the entire private equity space. Voting took place via an online survey of the Private Equity Wire readership.
- EXPERTISE AND EVOLUTION ARE THE KEY ATTRIBUTES OF SUCCESSFUL ADMINISTRATORS:
Des Johnson, CEO of Centaur U.S.Expertise has become the name of the game for ILS fund administrators as managers of ILS funds are turning away from “catch-all” administrators towards ones that are evolving and specializing with the market. Centaur looks at trends in administration for ILS as the market continues to mature and investors become more discerning.
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