Announcements The Maples Group Recognised in Asia
01 Oct 2014
The Maples group, comprised of legal services offered by Maples and Calder and specialised fiduciary, accounting and administration services from MaplesFS, through its operating divisions Maples Fund Services and Maples Fiduciary, offers a synergistic approach to Asia. The Maples group's growth strategy in the jurisdiction is based on a long-term commitment to development in the Asia Pacific region, with the first law office opening in Hong Kong in 1994, followed in 2006 by the establishment of MaplesFS' presence. Offices in Singapore were opened in 2012 and 2013, and in 2014, Maples Fund Services acquired the Hong Kong and Singapore operations of Vistra Fund Services, further expanding its presence of in Asia.
Maples Fund Services' strong performance has been consistently recognised by the industry. The firm has been named an Institutional Investor "Tech 50 Firm" three years in a row. Additionally, over the past year, it was awarded "Best European Fund Administrator - under $30 billion single manager" by HFMWeek, "Best Hedge Fund Administrator – Excellence in Technology and Regulatory Solutions" by the Hedge Fund Journal, and "Best Fund Administrator – Private Equity and Best Fund Administrator – Hedge Funds" by MENA Fund Manager.
In addition, Maples group client, China Life Franklin Asset Management Co., Limited, the most prominent joint venture between asset management firms in the east and west, was awarded "Best Greater China Fund" for its China Life Franklin Special Event Fund. MaplesFS acts as the trustee for the China Life Franklin Fund, and provides full administration services, including the fund accounting and registrar transfer agent services. Maples and Calder serves as Cayman Islands legal counsel to the unit trust.
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