Advising, identifying, instructing, acknowledging, processing, checking, confirming, monitoring, reconciling, reporting, storing, regulating, auditing – the fund-distribution value chain is complex and has many intermediaries. Distributed ledger technologies are, however, bringing about a new business model for the asset management industry.
Is Luxembourg the European business greenhouse? Judging by the confidence Luxembourg CEOs show when it comes to growth prospects and their readiness to assess business performance beyond profits, the Grand Duchy is a rock in an ocean of political and economic uncertainty.
The Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (“RAIF”) is a Luxembourgish fund structure that doesn’t need the Regulator’s approval or supervision. With a time-to-market significantly shorter than similar CSSF-regulated structures, the RAIF always needs to appoint an external authorised Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM).
Socio-demographic factors, technology and operational alternatives already shape the real estate market in Europe. The sharing economy shifts the focus from products to services, technology changes business models and social infrastructure becomes the investors’ new sweetheart. Check our experts’ views on coming opportunities.
Global predictions indicate the dawn of a new era for growth markets from 2017 onwards. As developed economies are experiencing uncertainty due to political events, developing ones are likely to resume their good performance. Countries such as Russia, China, Brazil or Nigeria start looking safer in the investors’ eyes. So, the …