This section includes press releases issued by ALFI.
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%.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) today released the 2014 version of its annual real estate investment fund (REIF) survey, showing the development of the Luxembourg-domiciled REIF market as at the end of 2013.
ALFI former chairman Claude Kremer elected to the Board of Directors of the International Investment Fund Association (IIFA)- Press releases
ALFI is pleased to announce that Claude Kremer, long-standing member of the ALFI Board of Directors and former Chairman of the association, was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Investment Fund Association (IIFA) at their annual meeting in Canberra on 21st October 2014.
ALFI new podcasts: Lessons from RDR, post-crisis priorities for pension funds and growth of responsible investing- Press releases
Watch leading industry experts give their views on key trends and issues discussed at this year’s ALFI Global Distribution Conference.
The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) announces that assets under management of Luxembourg domiciled funds reached euros 3006.76 billion at the end of September 2014. This represents a 14.97% increase since the beginning of this year and is mainly due to net sales.