This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
Jean Guill, Director General of the CSSF (Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier), responds to our questions at the ALFI Spring conference 2015.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) today launches Understanding Investing, an online resource which aims to give people useful information they need about investing.
Assets under management in European responsible investment funds see compound annual growth of 25% between 2012 and 2014, according to the ALFI/KPMG 2015 European Responsible Investing Survey.
There is little advantage in waiting according to discussions at ALFI Leading Edge conference on 25th March 2015.
The fund industry plays a key role in economic growth and, after a period of focusing on regulation, 2015 should be a year where asset management companies can not only implement the regulation that has been introduced, but also grow their businesses and focus exclusively on serving investor needs.
With 180, 275 and 475 registrations respectively, the financial seminars organised last week by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) in Taipei, Tokyo and Hong Kong attracted a record interest among the local fund industry professionals.
Industry experts comment on the current challenges and opportunities that the alternative investment fund industry faces and the impact of AIFMD on the private equity, real estate and hedge fund sectors. These podcasts were filmed at ALFI’s 2014 European Alternative Investment Funds Conference.
Clarification on the position of Luxembourg domiciled funds in relation to the recent discussion on tax practices in Luxembourg- Press releases
ALFI, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, considers it important to clarify the position of Luxembourg-domiciled funds in relation to the recent discussions on the so-called “LuxLeaks”.
A number of Luxembourg UCITS have shown interest for the pilot program that provides mutual trading access between the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock markets (Shanghai Hong Kong Stock Connect). This program offers an opportunity for UCITS to invest into A-shares listed on the Shanghai stock exchange alongside the existing investment schemes (such as QFII and RQFII). The first Luxembourg UCITS was now approved.
According to a report published today by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, carried out by Oliver Wyman, the introduction of the AIFMD has fuelled strong growth in European fund domiciles, with the number of alternative investment funds increasing by10% since 2010, and assets under management increasing by 13%.