Sun, Aug 28, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Kinetic Partners survey: Financiers don’t feel confident about future structure for regulating financial services in the UK

Friday, September 10, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - A survey conducted by Kinetic Partners of senior figures in the asset management, banking and broking industry shows a lack of confidence in the future structure for regulating financial services in the UK. Two-thirds were not confident that the post-FSA structure within the Bank of England will be better than the existing situation.

In addition, 57% cited regulation, including the impact of different global standards, as being the greatest challenge to the industry over the next three years. Over 80% of respondents believe that London will maintain its pre-eminence as the centre for the industry over the next three years. In terms of global growth 79% predicted that the Asia Pacific will experience the most dramatic growth over the next five years.

The survey was conducted this week at Kinetic Partners’ 5th anniversary event at the Museum of London. Over 400 members of the asset management, banking and broking industry gathered to celebrate the Firm’s success. In 2010 alone, Kinetic Partners has enjoyed growth of over 25% in terms of revenue and clients. The Firm expects continued growth and plans to expand their reach further by entering the Asia market, with a Hong Kong office set to open early 2011.

Julian Korek, a Founding Member of Kinetic Partners, said: “We work in an exciting, dynamic industry at best, but the last two years have been, without a doubt, two of the most turbulent years for the financial services in decades. It is of concern to note there is such uncertainty in the market as to the most appropriate regulatory structures to ensure the success and growth of our sector.”

(press release)


Kinetic Partners LLP is a global professional services firm providing a range of audit & assurance, tax, consulting, forensic & corporate recovery services to the asset management industry. Kinetic Partners operates out of offices in London, Dublin, Grand Cayman, New York and Geneva. Source


Bg

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Strategies - The 'Holy Grail' hedge fund strategy to handle a black swan the size of World War I, Hedge funds get more pushback on terms as enthusiasm for strategy wanes[more]

    The 'Holy Grail' hedge fund strategy to handle a black swan the size of World War I From IBTImes.co.uk: To illustrate a strategic gap common to today's portfolio managers, George Sokoloff, PhD, founder and CIO at Carmot Capital, proposes an interesting thought experiment – a breakdown of

  2. Institutional investors - Investors set to increase allocation to private debt, With investment income key, Richmond retirement system faces funding challenges[more]

    Investors set to increase allocation to private debt Investors are set to increase their allocation to private debt, with 60% revealing they believe the private debt market will grow over the next 12 months, according to a new study by Elian, a leading funds services provider. 41%

  3. Investing - Hedge funds snap up banks, unload Apple, Some of hedge funds' favorite stocks are finally starting to beat the market, Einhorn's Greenlight shifts positions, Treasury yield climbs to two-month high as Fischer joins hawks, 9 stocks smart investors put their money in last quarter[more]

    Hedge funds snap up banks, unload Apple From Barrons.com: Prominent hedge funds have a newfound love of big banks, and some have a distaste for shares of Apple, regulatory filings released last week show. The filings suggest that the funds have been pivoting their portfolios in recent mon

  4. Chesapeake energy seeks $1 billion loan to refinance debt[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Chesapeake Energy Corp. is seeking a $1 billion loan as the company battered by cratering fuel prices and credit downgrades takes a step to address its $9 billion debt load. The natural gas producer hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

  5. Institutions - Nordic pension funds magnify focus on unlisted and direct investing, building up teams[more]

    From IPE.com: As bond yields remain at low or negative levels, pension funds and other institutional investors in the Nordic region are stepping up efforts to find higher returns by adding more unlisted investments to portfolios and are expanding in-house teams in order to do this, according to new