Category 'AIFMD'

Private Equity Administrators (PEA) shares some good news from ESMA

ESMA – European Securities and Markets Authority – have announced their recommendation to grant Guernsey & Jersey a ‘third country’ passport under the AIFMD – Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, allowing Guernsey access to a level playing field with Europe. ESMA assessed  six jurisdictions and recommended as follows: Guernsey & Jersey – “Passport extension, no…

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Private Equity Administrators wants to share with you the reasons why Guernsey continues to be the favoured jurisdiction for Private Equity Funds

During a recent article in Hedge Week, Guernsey Finance’s CEO, Fiona Le Poidevin provided some insight into the latest growth figures released by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC), signifying a major vote in confidence by the funds’ industry on how Guernsey is approaching AIFMD. “Latest figures from Guernsey’s financial services regulator, the GFSC, show…

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Private Equity Administrators observes 5 key conclusions on the state of play with Depositary services

During a recent AIFMD Round Table hosted by Dominic Hobson of PE-Connect, industry specialists came together to discuss the impact of the depositary role on the private equity sector. Private Equity Administrators (PEA) took the opportunity to consider their responses and draws the following 5 conclusions: 1       Phased Approach – AIFMD will continue to be a…

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