custody

Apr 10, 2017

HSBC_towerHarvest Global Investments UK has appointed HSBC Securities Services (HSBC SS) as custodian and fund services provider for its first Ucits fund umbrella announced last week.

Feb 22, 2017

Global custodianMapfre Inversion, the securities division of Spanish insurer Mapfre, has chosen BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian for its €60 billion portfolio of assets.

May 18, 2016

HSBC towerHSBC Securities Services, one of Europe’s largest custody banks, is looking to build its fund management client base with a collateral clearing product designed to help funds deal with incoming requirements for central clearing.

May 13, 2016

Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank explains about why the funds industry must collaborate to find a way to meet the growing demand for segregated accounts versus omnibus accounts.

May 13, 2016

Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank explains about why the funds industry must collaborate to find a way to meet the growing demand for segregated accounts versus omnibus accounts.

May 13, 2016

Markus Fuchs2015 proved an eventful year for global markets, in which investors’ nerves were tested to the limit throughout.

May 04, 2016

Business launchOltre Venture has launched Italy’s first self-managed, ‘below-threshold’ Sicaf fund since the structure came into Italian law under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

Apr 28, 2016

Mixed chartState Street’s projected savings this year from a transformation programme have increased to $100 million (€88.4 million), the company said today as it reported a fall in first quarter revenues and assets under custody, but an increase in assets under management.

Apr 15, 2016

In 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) permanently overhauled financial advice in the UK. Our panel discussed the impact it has had on distributors, and what more can be done to improve the industry.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

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Sponsored Profiles

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Mar 16, 2017

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

Mar 21, 2017

The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.