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NYC appointment gives US investors access to and from European and African funds market
2018 | 20 Jun 2018

US private equity and real estate fund managers can now access a full range of specialist European and African fund structures and SPC investment vehicles with the appointment of investment specialist, Nicolas van Heule, as Director of North America operati...

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Trust us, we're the experts
2018 | 15 Jun 2018

This month’s Global ABS 2018 in Barcelona provided the ultimate platform for us to launch our new Corporate Trust offering.

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Wondering what the future of financial services looks like or where disruptive technology fits in?
2018 | 08 Jun 2018

In a recent interview with Propero Partners, Ocorian's MD and Propero's new leader, Alan Booth shared his views on where he thinks our sector is headed.

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JIBS 3rd Annual Real Estate & Real Estate Funds Conference
2018 | 06 Jun 2018

Ocorian's Nick Terry is attending this year's JIBS Real Estate conference.

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How agile is your corporate trustee?
2018 | 31 May 2018

With the launch of Ocorian’s new corporate trust services, Alan Booth - MD of Ocorian UK, reveals why we’ve moved into the area.

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ABAX shortlisted as best local Fund Administrator in Private Equity Africa Awards
2018 | 29 May 2018

ABAX Corporate Services, which officially became part of Ocorian in April this year, has been shortlisted in Private Equity Africa's 7th Annual GP & Advisor Awards in the category of best local 'Fund Administrator'.

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WHAT'S IN A NAME? Selecting and appointing a fund administrator
2018 | 25 May 2018

In selecting a fund administrator, two key factors dominate above all else: reputation and relevant expertise.

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Ocorian launches new Corporate Trust offering with three additional senior-level banking hires
2018 | 22 May 2018

Ocorian has launched its new Corporate Trust offering with the appointment of three experienced professionals from the banking sector: Sally Gilding, Chris Wilson and Sinead McIntosh. The new service complements and extends our existing range of global Corp...

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Global ABS Conference - June 2018
2018 | 21 May 2018

Come and join us at the 22nd Global ABS conference taking place 5-7 June 2018, in Barcelona, Spain.

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Where next for funds and investment structures - and what drives that choice?
2018 | 16 May 2018

How do fund managers choose the jurisdiction for their funds and investment structures? And why does Luxembourg remain so popular?

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OUTSOURCING: Sharing the administrative load
2018 | 11 May 2018

In our recent study, 1 in 4 fund managers highlighted an increased need to outsource fund administration to focus on core competences.

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RAMADAN: How to do business in the Middle East during the holiest month
2018 | 05 May 2018

Cultural awareness is recommended whenever you’re doing business outside of your home country - even small things can make a big difference to your relationships - but when it comes to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, knowing the culture is essential if y...

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THE RISE OF THE MACHINES: The increasing role of technology
2018 | 02 May 2018

According to our research, 70% of fund managers believe that smart technology will play an increasingly significant role in all areas of fund management and administration.

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8 things to consider before moving onshore that have nothing to do with tax
2018 | 30 Apr 2018

Ahead of speaking at this week's Investment Property Forum event in London, Ocorian's Simon Burgess, Head of Global Alternative Investments, discusses the future of real estate investment held offshore.

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Ocorian to attend ALFI London Conference
2018 | 27 Apr 2018

Three of Ocorian's senior directors will be attending the 14th edition of the ALFI London Conference from 2-3 May 2018.

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CHANGING TIMES: The impact of political and regulatory measures
2018 | 26 Apr 2018

Increased regulatory pressure coupled with political uncertainty in the form of Brexit is prompting a review of operations and an uplift in jurisdictional shift.

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Ocorian to attend AFSIC - Investing in Africa Conference
2018 | 25 Apr 2018

Ocorian Abax is proudly sponsoring the AFSIC Investing in Africa conference in London on 2-4 May, where three of our Directors are attending.

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TOP 3 TRENDS: The future of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration
2018 | 24 Apr 2018

In our new briefing paper, ‘The future of Private Equity and Real Estate funds administration' we review the current challenges and opportunities facing the administration of PE and RE funds and look ahead to future developments.

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The Future of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Adminstration: a market insight
2018 | 23 Apr 2018

Ocorian's Alternative Investment team review the current trends in Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration.

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Brexit brings a review, but unlikely to bring long-term negatives to UK funds market
2018 | 17 Apr 2018

With the timing of the Transitional deal agreed, Richard Hansford, Ocorian’s Director for Alternative Investments, says the UK funds market is still open for business.

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