The recently approved law setting in place labor reforms in France, “Loi Macron”, will lead to the creation of a new structure known as “société de libre partenariat”(SLP) in the French asset management industry, targeting mainly foreign institutional investors. This SLP based on the model of English limited partnerships will join existing vehicles such as […]
The French asset management association (AFG) has announced in its magazine Gestion Info the appointment of Christophe Laurentie as new secretary-general, replacing Pierre-Yves Berthon. In 2008, Laurentie founded L’Oxygène des Dirigeants, a consulting company with a focus on small and medium enterprises in France. He also worked eight years as chief financial officer and company secretary […]
The French asset management industry association AFG has spoken out to express its worries and fears about France implementing the proposed European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). Negotiations on the FTT, which would concern all financial transactions and which is expected to take effect on 1 January 2016, have failed so far as European partners could […]
Lesser-known rating agencies in markets such as Brazil, China and Germany are planning their challenges to S&P, Moody’s and Fitch as new regulations take hold.
Paris-based hedge funds are a small but diverse group increasingly gaining recognition. Madison Marriage speaks to new and established France-based hedge funds on the Gallic environment for alternative managers