We provide high touch personalized service and rapid operational support to alternative investment managers operating in the dynamic markets of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.
Our extensive specialist fund administration resources in Dubai, Hong Kong, Mauritius and Singapore, coupled with an integrated technology platform that provides comprehensive manager and investor level reporting, makes us the first choice for managers seeking a competitive edge.
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Our global fund services team provides specialist industry expertise and technology, combined with personal service and a commitment to long-term relationships. Over 700 alternative asset funds worldwide, ranging from multi-billion-dollar funds to next generation managers, trust us to support their business, because every single one of our clients receives the utmost commitment and dedication from our people.
Our global resources and substantial teams in Hong Kong and Singapore provide a unique advantage to our North Asian and South-East Asian clients in terms of time zone, language skills and expertise. Our clients value our personal service, fast turnaround with all services performed in-house, our independence and our strong network of lawyers, bankers, auditors and prime brokers.
Our teams speak English, Mandarin and Cantonese and our dedicated onboarding service provides hands-on help to managers from concept to launch and initial subscription, and ensures funds moving from another administrator transition smoothly to us. Our team is experienced in all major asset classes and a wide range of structures, including: Limited Partnerships, Segregated Portfolio Company, Master/Feeder Unit Trusts; Cayman Islands, BVI and US domiciled funds; Hong Kong OFCs and Singapore Variable Capital Companies.
Providing access to a USD7 trillion regional economy, which includes sovereign wealth funds, family offices, pension funds, high and ultra high net worth individuals, the Dubai International Financial Centre offers asset managers the infrastructure of a world-class financial centre, combined with an investment funds regime that meets the highest international standards.
Funds domiciled in the DIFC or managed by a DIFC-licensed Fund Manager are classified as Domestic Funds. There are three main types of Domestic Funds: Qualified Investor Funds (QIFs), Exempt Funds and Public Funds, which can all be structured as companies or partnerships. Our Dubai team is a licensed fund administrator in the DIFC and is able to assist with all aspects of the establishment and administration of DIFC funds. The team also administers funds established in other jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands.
A first mover into the African market, we have provided our services to Africa-focused private equity funds for almost 20 years. Our Mauritius team is the hub of our African corporate and fund administration operations, serving clients operating in 45 of the 55 countries in Africa and offering our clients the benefits of extensive hands-on practical experience and specific market knowledge.
Today we administer more than 40 African private equity vehicles, with assets totalling $6 billion, ranging from first-time funds to major market names such as such as Africinvest, GroFin, Mediterrania Capital Partners and African Capital Alliance. We are a familiar name to many of the established investors in Africa, including the major Development Financial Institutions that pioneered the market and retain a pivotal position today. We have been named Fund Administrator of the Year eight times by Private Equity Africa magazine and are also its Fund Administrator of the Decade.
Our global fund services team provides specialist industry expertise and technology, combined with personal service and a commitment to long-term relationships. Over 700 alternative asset funds worldwide, ranging from multi-billion-dollar funds to next generation managers, trust us to support their business.