Category: Alts

Apex has been appointed by Aliph Capital, the Middle East’s first female-led private equity firm, to provide fund administration services to Aliph Fund I (LP), which will focus on acquiring sizeable, active positions in privately owned mid-market companies across the GCC.

Ansor, a private equity firm based in London, has completed a first close of its second fund withGBP63m (USD70m) of commitments, with administrative, compliance and regulatory support provided by IQ-EQ. IQ-EQ has been supporting Ansor since the launch of its first fund, Ansor Fund I, in 2019.

IDR, a fintech specialising private markets investor onboarding, has launched an international MLRO service. Led by Ian Hotton, who has a long career in the anti-financial crime space, IDR’s MLRO service helps fund managers to navigate the complexities of AML and CFT compliance with a scalable technology-enabled solution. IDR’s MLRO service covers all principal fund…

Glennmont Partners, the UK-based manager which focuses exclusively on investment in clean energy infrastructure, has appointed RBS International Depositary Services as depositary for the Nuveen European Core Renewable Infrastructure Fund. The new open-ended fund, which has an initial raising of EUR700m (USD683m), will invest in brownfield, renewable energy assets and projects across continental Europe. In…

Vistra, the Hong Kong-based fund and corporate service provider, has appointed Simon Webster as its new CEO. Based in Hong Kong, Webster will lead the business across 47 jurisdictions and will also join Vistra’s board following regulatory approval. He replaces Alan Brown, who has led Vistra since 2019. Webster was most recently group CEO of…

Aztec Group, the C.I.-based alternatives administrator, has appointed New York-based Eric Bernstein as a non-executive director. Bernstein is currently COO at EquityZen, a technology start-up that connects shareholders of private companies with investors seeking alternative investments. Prior to this, he was president at Broadridge Asset Management Solutions. Aztec, which opened its first U.S. office in…

Orchard Street Investment Management, a UK-focused commercial property investment manager, has launched its inaugural impact fund, Orchard Street Social and Environmental Impact Partnership. The fund is targeting commitments of GBP400m (USD460m), and has held a first close at almost GBP90m (USD104m) with the Brunel Pension Partnership acting as the cornerstone investor. Langham Hall been appointed…