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IFM leading the way on sustainability regulation

International Fund Management Ltd (IFM) has announced that as an alternative investment fund manager (AIFM), it is fully compliant with the EU’s new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations (SFDR). SFDR has been introduced to satisfy the appetite for greater clarity and transparency at both AIFM and product levels. While the UK...

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Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

2015 was a defining year in the fight against climate change. On 25 September 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which placed the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its core. This was followed on 12 December 2015 by the Paris Agreement, a legally binding international...

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Flexible family investment arrangements

A growing trend among family offices, along with major family wealth structures, is to establish Private Family Funds (PFFs) to create formalised investment vehicles. In this article Head of Wealth Structuring David Piesing looks at the advantages of PFF and why they are becoming increasingly popular. In many respects PFF...

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Eco focus for PraxisIFM as Ecofin IPO launches

PraxisIFM Fund Services (UK) has boosted its green credentials. It is providing administration and corporate secretarial services to recently listed Ecofin U.S. Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc (RNEW), which was admitted to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on 22 December 2020. RNEW is one of three renewable infrastructure funds that the...

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PraxisIFM features throughout Business Life’s City Edition

Business Life’s recent City edition takes a closer look at how tech and collaboration are helping to bring the City and Channel Islands closer together. With a strong relationship between our Guernsey, Jersey and London offices, PraxisIFM features several times throughout the edition. In ‘A rich blend’ Managing Director of...

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2020 Annual Results

The PraxisIFM Group has reported a 7% increase in revenue to £60.5m (2019: £56.3m). In its Annual Results for the year ended 30 April 2020, the financial services group acknowledged the challenges of a difficult 12-month period and outlined the actions taken to refocus the business. The key points from...

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PraxisIFM’s City offering cemented as London teams move to new central spot

PraxisIFM has invested in its UK private client, corporate and funds business with a move into a new central London office. The independent financial services group has had a presence in London since 2015, when it acquired the fund administration business of Cavendish Administration Limited. The jurisdiction’s service offering was...

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Under the Spotlight with Sam Shields

In the latest of our ‘Under the Spotlight’ articles Sam provides his thoughts on the development of Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) as a new and emerging funds jurisdiction.   ADGM is a new and unfamiliar funds jurisdiction for many. How has its fund industry evolved in the short time...

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A Catalyst for Change?

In this latest article Matt Falla talks about the future of business travel in a post-COVID-19 world where environmental concerns are high on the corporate agenda.   With business travel halted during lockdown and technology effectively replacing the gap left by air travel what does the future hold? Society has...

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