Hedge Fund Insights

Centaur – Fiduciary Services

16th April 2021 Centaur’s comprehensive range of fiduciary services enable our clients to enjoy independent, professional services that ensure they navigate successfully through regulatory and investor requirements and best practice. Our fiduciary services include company and partnership formation, corporate services and regulatory services. Centaur’s fiduciary services include: Corporate Services Routine company related matters, such as…

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Centaur – Foreign Exchange Services

Centaur offers cost effective Foreign Exchange solutions through our strategic partner, Global Reach, who provide our clients with the best FX rates, reduced hedging costs and live market-to-market reporting.

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Centaur looks ahead to 2021 – What’s next post Covid-19?

New York, January 14, 2021  2020 was a year that shook the economy, the markets and our personal lives as working from home became the new norm. The fund market made big changes to adapt quickly and the industry has proven itself to be robust. Below, Centaur’s senior management team outlines six predictions that are…

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New Rules for Cayman Open-Ended Funds

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) recently published rules regarding the contents of offering documents, the segregation of assets and the calculation of net asset values for regulated mutual funds. The rules were first published in May 2020, were amended in July and again in September.

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Asset Raising In The Work From Home Environment

Asset raising

Recent months have seen unprecedented changes in both our personal and professional lives. Working from home has become the new norm and the fund industry has made big changes to adapt and adjust quickly. The industry has proven itself to be robust and the transition to mobile working has been remarkably smooth.

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Client Service Remains at Centaur’s Core as it Announces its Client Service PACT

Centaur's Client Service PACT

Client service is changing and has been redefined over recent months. As the Coronavirus has forced people and firms to move into a digital-only environment, the human touch has remained central to Centaur’s client experience. Karen Malone and Des Johnson, Partners of Centaur Fund Services, outlines Centaur’s recently launched PACT commitment to its clients and…

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Operational Due Diligence: What the COO needs to know today

OPERATIONAL DUE DILIGENCE: WHAT THE COO NEEDS TO KNOW  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…

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What to consider if changing Fund Administrator

Changing fund administrator

WHAT TO CONSIDER IF 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…

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Hedge Fund: Contract terms from administrators are under the spotlight

Accountability counts

HEDGE FUND: CONTRACT TERMS FROM ADMINISTRATORS         ARE UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT   Centaur believes that the core function of a fund administrator is to partner with fund managers in providing investors with the security and transparency they need. Fundamental to this is Accountability. Over the past few years, the industry has seen many…

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