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Sep 03, 2015

City of LondonSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is to launch trustee and depositary services in the UK to support Ucits and alternative investment funds.

Aug 14, 2015

Global Handshake 3bank Citi has hired Simon Kempton and Daniel Caplan from Deutsche Bank, to join its investor services franchise in the Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (Emea) region.

Jul 29, 2015

Ship safetyNicholas Pratt examines the implications of an FCA fine imposed on BNY Mellon in April for breaches over custody rules, and asks if asset managers should be doing more to review their custody arrangements.

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

Jul 17, 2015

fCaceis McNeill TESTOwain McNeill has been appointed as business development director in charge of UK clients, at asset servicing and banking group Caceis.

Jul 10, 2015

Buenos AiresArgentina illustrated just how risky things can get for asset servicers after custody bank Citi was dragged into a political and legal row. Nik Pratt considers whether Brazil and Uruguay might pose similar risks.

Jul 10, 2015

Philippe SeyllFunds Europe talks to Philippe Seyll, Clearstream’s Executive Board Member and Head of Investment Fund Services, about its plans for geographic expansion and product development in 2015 and beyond.

Jul 10, 2015

Philippe SeyllFunds Europe talks to Philippe Seyll, Clearstream’s Executive Board Member and Head of Investment Fund Services, about its plans for geographic expansion and product development in 2015 and beyond.

Jul 09, 2015

New York cabNew York City-based fund manager Hamlin Capital Management has launched its first Ucits fund and domiciled it in Ireland.

Jul 02, 2015

GlobalisationCaceis, the French custody bank and asset servicer, has extended its business in Italy for Ucits and alternative investment funds with its appointment as paying agent by Cariparma Crédit Agricole Group.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

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.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.