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EXPERTISE AND EVOLUTION ARE THE KEY ATTRIBUTES OF SUCCESSFUL ADMINISTRATORS

Insurance-Linked Securities

Interest in the Insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector is an attractive option for investors seeking to diversify their portfolios. However, multiple large-scale catastrophes in recent years – such as the Californian wildfires, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Michael and Typhoons such as Jebi and Hagibis– have brought challenges to administering ILS funds due to the uncertainty…

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Centaur Shortlisted for Multiple HFM European Awards

centaur shortlisted hfm european awards 2020

London, 04 February 2020 After last year’s significant win at the HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards, Centaur Fund Services is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted again for three awards at this year’s event. These categories are: Best administrator – client service Best administrator – reporting/regulatory services Best administrator – technology Presented…

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Centaur Fund Services Secures a Significant Growth Equity Investment from FTV Capital

Dublin, January 29, 2020 Centaur Fund Services, a leader in fund administration and regulatory services for the alternative investment fund industry, today announced it has secured a significant growth equity investment from FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm. The capital will position the company for continued expansion into new geographies and further investment into talent,…

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Centaur Vision 2020+: The Future of Fund Administration

New York, 15 January 2020 Last year was a bumper year for Centaur Fund Services as it marked its 10 Year anniversary with a series of celebrations taking place on both sides of the Atlantic. This milestone offered Centaur’s Executive management team a unique opportunity to take the pulse of the Fund Administration market as…

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Expertise and Evolution are the Key Attributes of Successful Administrators

Insurance-Linked Securities

Bermuda, 09 January 2020 Interest in the Insurance-linked securities (ILS) sector is an attractive option for investors seeking to diversify their portfolios. However, multiple large-scale catastrophes in recent years – such as the Californian wildfires, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Michael and Typhoons such as Jebi and Hagibis– have brought challenges to administering ILS funds…

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Luxembourg 2020: Continued Growth Predicted for Private Equity

Luxembourg, 18th December 2019 In recent years, Luxembourg has become one of the most popular jurisdictions for Private Equity (PE) funds with multiple large international houses setting up and conducting business there. The benefits of doing business in Luxembourg are many: a business-friendly environment, a flexible and efficient fiscal and legal framework, backed by a direct links…

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OPERATIONAL DUE DILIGENCE: WHAT THE COO NEEDS TO KNOW TODAY

According to a study by the GSIA (The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance) the proportion of sustainable investing relative to total managed assets is 50% in Europe versus 25% in the United States but this is changing rapidly as more US managers adopt ESG strategies. Although slow to jump on the ESG train, institutional investors are…

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WHAT TO CONSIDER IF CHANGING FUND ADMINISTRATOR

Changing fund administrator

Moving fund administration is a process, but it doesn’t need to be a difficult one.  Reasons for switching often cited are lack of investment in the business, poor client service, inability to react to new regulatory developments, lack of flexibility and cost. Cost issues aside, Centaur outlines four points to consider if you are looking…

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Centaur featured in Private Equity Wire “US Best Practice Report 2019”

PRIVATE EQUITY WIRE | Asset complexity and regulatory challenges Regulatory pressures and more complex investment strategies are driving a greater number of PE funds to outsource their administration operations. Centaur is well positioned to meet these growing demands having built the global reach to fulfil the needs for cross-domicile services. Des Johnson, CEO of Centaur…

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Des Johnson discusses Operational Due Diligence: What the COO needs to know today

New York, 12th Nov 2019  Des Johnson, CEO of Centaur USA, participated in a panel discussion at the West Coast Operational Leaders’ Summit in San Francisco last week. Des contributed towards the current and relevant topic “Operational Due Diligence: What the COO needs to know today.” The panel discussed three broad areas within this subject:…

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