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Fed dovishness leads to gold ETP inflows

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 16:18

Gold ETPs recorded the second largest weekly inflows of the year as investors expect Fed dovishness to support prices further. »

First ETF lists on Nairobi Stock Exchange

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 10:31

The Nairobi Stock Exchange now has its first exchange traded fund with the listing of the NewGold ETF. »

New study finds Asian institutions driving ETF growth

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 10:06

Low cost investing and the rise of the robo-advisory model in Asia are causing a number of traditionally active fund houses to ramp up their passive capabilities, including strategic beta, a new study finds. »

Herb Morgan III, Efficient Market Advisors

Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors acquires business of Efficient Market Advisors

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 09:35

Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors has acquired the asset management businesses of Efficient Market Advisors (EMA), a registered investment advisory firm with USD1.1 billion in assets under advisement and ETF strategist platform.  »

Eric Bertrand, Centaur

Centaur opens for business

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:10

When it comes to doing business in a new jurisdiction, someone who has just gone through the process of opening a new office can offer the best insights. In that context, Centaur Fund Services, which provides fund administration services to some of the world's largest institutions, is perfectly placed.  »

Brian McDevitt, Harbour Financial Services

Harbour offers market-leading funds support

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:04

Harbour Financial Services Limited is an independent fund administrator that has earned a strong reputation in Bermuda for providing award-winning service to a range of alternative investment and private equity funds.  »

Craig Bridgewater, KPMG

KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 14:00

To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.  »

Greg Wojciechowski, Bermuda Stock Exchange

BSX leads the way for ILS listings

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:55

Last year proved to be hugely successful for the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX). From a pure growth perspective, the BSX ended 2016 with a total market capitalisation of USD343.8 billion, up more than 41 per cent on the previous year. The same was true of trade volume. The RG/BSX Index closed out the year at 1,923.79, up 47.52 per cent on the calendar year 2015, with a reported 31.75 per cent increase in trading volume, which saw 8.2 million shares traded.  »

Andre Perez, Horseshoe Group

ILS market could reach USD100 billion

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:50

The Horseshoe Group was established in 2005 and is a leading provider of insurance management services to insurers, reinsurers, as well as insurance linked securities (ILS) structures such as sidecars and catastrophe bonds.  »

Mark Baumgartner, Deloitte

Further opportunities for PE growth

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 13:43

For managers who may already be using an onshore Delaware LLC, they now have the opportunity to use a Bermuda LLC as an offshore vehicle. This follows the formal introduction of the Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (LLC Act), which was passed in the Senate in July 2016 and became operative on 1 October, 2016.  »

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