The annual eVestment Admin Survey represents the current state of the global alternative fund administration industry. For the 2016 survey, participating fund administrators provided assets under administration (AUA) for hedge funds, private equity, real estate, funds of funds, and liquid alternatives – AUA growth rates were mostly positive but varied across firms, asset classes and regions.
M&A activity in the fund administration space was again robust in 2015; Apex Fund Services acquired North American fund administrator Pinnacle Fund Administration during this time.
Apex Ranked in TOP 20 Hedge Fund Administrators
Click Here for Hedge Fund Services.
Apex Reported in the TOP 2 fastest growing FoHF Administrators
Click Here for Fund of Fund Services.
2016 Fund Administration Themes
Major themes for the fund administration business continue to revolve around financial regulatory regimes, industry consolidation, the migration of private equity firms toward outsourced fund administrators and technology led service improvements.
Apex’s private equity and real estate client base grew by 35% during this period. Through the establishment of 8 private equity centers of excellence in Singapore, Dubai, UK, USA, Luxembourg, Ireland, Mauritius and Uruguay, Apex now offers specialist teams delivering services to private equity and real estate managers on a global basis. Extensive experience in all sectors of the fund market ensures Apex can cater to clients across all asset classes and geographies.
Private Equity & Real Estate Funds
Click Here for Apex Private Equity and Real Estate Services.
UCITS Compliant Hedge Funds
Apex saw the largest growth in UCITS compliant hedge funds at 16% whilst many other administrators UCITS business declined.
Click Here for UCITS Services.
The eVestment survey concludes that competition in the industry will reinforce the need for product innovation within fund administrators. Perhaps equally as important though, is the ability to deliver a true cross-border solution to fund managers as they increasingly look to invest in new markets. This capability has meant that 50% of Apex’s new business can be attributed to converting clients from other administrators.
By clicking the button you confirming that you’re agree with our following Terms and Conditions