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Industry Truths and Predictions for 2016

February 22, 2016

Our Clients’ View

The world of private equity and real estate has changed more in the last two to three years than it did in the previous decade. The Augentius Group has always stayed close to its clients and to the industry as a whole, monitoring market developments and creating new solutions to meet ever-changing requirements. This year we wanted to share some of our findings from our annual industry survey, shedding light on the challenges – and opportunities – of the year ahead.

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Augentius Annual Review 2016

February 19, 2016

A CHANGING WORLD

The Augentius Group continued to grow its business in 2015 enabling the firm to maintain its track record of achieving at least 20% growth every year. Augentius now has $90.5bn assets under administration, spread across 373 funds for 145 clients. It is a truly global operation, with 12 domiciles, and its funds’ investors located in 101 countries.

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Webinar: What Does A Depositary Really Do?

December 2, 2015

The Augentius Depositary team bring you ‘What Does a Depositary Really Do’. The presentation slides used during this webinar can be found using the link below.

If you missed our webinar this time, please check back on our News page or LinkedIn to ensure that you do not miss our next discussion.


This webinar, aimed at Asia, discussed the main requirements of an AIFMD Depositary including:

  • What does the Depositary actually do?
  • What functions does it need to carry out?
  • How will it affect the day to day operations of a Fund?
  • What impact will it have, if any, on the day to day operations of a Manager?

The presentation can be viewed by clicking on the following link > webinar slides

Further Information & Help

If you would like more information about Augentius Depositary please do not hesitate to contact us.


Don’t Fear The Depositary – Debunking The Myths

October 29, 2015

This article was first published in COO Connect on 5th October 2015.

The depositary aspect of the AIFMD was a source of concern before and during implementation. But now the new regime has just finished celebrating its first birthday, Ian Kelly, CEO Augentius, sat down with some of the company’s depositary clients to discover what living with a depositary has really been like for them. The overwhelming feedback is that the function hasn’t been a burden, and can actually provide value.
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Webinar: Life with a Depositary

June 24, 2015

The Augentius Depositary team bring you ‘Life with a Depositary’. The presentation slides used during this webinar can be found using the link below.

If you missed our webinar this time, please check back on our News page or LinkedIn to ensure that you do not miss our next discussion.


This webinar discussed the main requirements of an AIFMD Depositary including:

  • A brief overview of the role of a Depositary
  • Registering with regulators
  • Risk analysis and compliance
  • Cash monitoring
  • Asset verification process
  • Advice

Webinar Presentation

The presentation can be viewed by clicking on the following link > webinar slides

Further Information & Help

If you would like more information about Augentius Depositary please do not hesitate to contact us.

 


Webinar: What Does a Depositary Really Do?

February 11, 2015

The Augentius Depositary team bring you ‘What Does a Depositary Really Do?’ The presenation slides used during this webinar can be found using the link below.

If you missed our webinar this time, please check back on our News page or LinkedIn to ensure that you do not miss our next discussion.


This webinar discussed:

  • The role and duties of the Depositary
  • What impact having a Depositary has on the day to day activities of the manager
  • The processes used to monitor the fund’s assets
  • The regulatory requirements of the Depositary

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Webinar: AIFMD Reporting Guidance – What You Need to Know

November 12, 2014

The Augentius AIFMD Reporter team bring you ‘AIFMD Reporting Guidance – What You Need to Know’. The knowledge and expertise shared in this webinar discussed what needs to be done and when. A copy of the slides from this knowledge-packed session can be found below.

If you missed our webinar this time, please check back on our News page or LinkedIn to ensure that you do not miss our next discussion.

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Annex IV AIFMD Reporting: The Devil Is In the Detail

November 4, 2014

Months after the July deadline for authorisation, and with the first tranche of reporting for most firms due in the New Year, you’d be forgiven for thinking we’re over the hump when it comes to AIFMD. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth: for many firms the complex minutiae of Annex IV AIFMD reporting will present the biggest challenge yet.

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Augentius Approved As Luxembourg Depositary

October 20, 2014

Augentius has received authorisation from the Ministère des Finances, Luxembourg to act as an authorised Luxembourg depositary to private equity and real estate funds in accordance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

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Raising Funds in Europe in the New World

September 30, 2014

Augentius Depositary partnered with Carne to bring you ‘Raising Funds in Europe in the New World’, which shared valuable insight around the post-AIFMD implementation for non-EU Fund Managers. A copy of the slides and the audio have been made available where you will learn:


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