custody

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.

Jun 26, 2015

Alan FlanaganBNY Mellon, provider of investment management and investment services, has appointed Alan Flanagan to the newly created role of global head of private equity and real estate fund services.

Jun 24, 2015

Man drawingFunds Europe presents the findings from its survey with RBC Investor & Treasury Services to assess the industry’s state of preparedness for Ucits V.

Jun 24, 2015

Our panel considers questions that were posed in the Ucits V survey. What is clear is that much of the advancement towards the Ucits V environment rests on more guidance from Europe, and that those with AIFMD experience will benefit in the run-up to implementation.

Jun 23, 2015

Ahead of the Fund Forum International conference in Monaco this month, Funds Europe catches up with conference delegates and participants.

Jun 23, 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.

Jun 22, 2015

China bicyclesHSBC has become the first custodian bank in China to service a renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) based in Switzerland.

Jun 11, 2015

Swiss flagDepositary bank Caceis is opening a branch in Switzerland to offer services to locally domiciled funds as well as global custody.

Jun 04, 2015

handshake 1Northern Trust is the latest asset services provider to announce that RPMI Railpen, the asset manager of one of the largest UK pension funds, has awarded it with an investment operations mandate.

May 21, 2015

OutsorcingMutual funds that outsource their fund management are likely to have lower subscription fees and better performance.

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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

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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.

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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.