fund administration

Nov 23, 2015

Handshake contractFullgoal Asset Management has appointed Deutsche Bank as custodian and service provider for one of the first Ucits fixed income funds to have a renminbi quota.

Nov 19, 2015

According to findings from research company Monterey Insight, BlackRock Financial Management has Jersey-based schemes with $16.1 billion (€15.1 billion) in assets. This is followed by CVC Capital Partners with $15.6 billion and ETF Securities with $13.6 billion in assets.

Fund assets serviced in Jersey reached $296.2 billion at the end of June 2015, down 3.2% from 2014. However, the number of serviced schemes increased to 1,120 and the total number of sub funds recorded also showed an increase at 1,559.

Nov 09, 2015

Editorial Synopsis
December 2015/January 2016

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Fund management industry: Mergers & acquisitions
2015 has seen a host of consolidation among asset managers, particularly in the boutique space. Funds
Europe looks at the drivers for why an investment management business might want to sell itself, and at what motivates acquirers.

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Nov 06, 2015

Bruno PrigentBruno Prigent, head of Société Générale Securities Services, outlines his firm’s plan to become more integrated and competitive.

Nov 06, 2015

Bruno PrigentBruno Prigent, head of Société Générale Securities Services, outlines his firm’s plan to become more integrated and competitive.

Nov 06, 2015

TechnologyA new working group intends to bring automation to the alternative funds market. But why should this plan be successful, asks Nicholas Pratt, when others have failed?

Oct 08, 2015

Global handshakeLynx Asset Management, a Swedish asset management firm, has awarded a $1 billion (€888.5 million) fund administration mandate to HSBC Securities Services (HSBC SS) for two onshore funds.

Sep 11, 2015

Gaining a passport into Luxembourg for its UCITS ManCo permissions will see third-party administrator Maitland attain Super ManCo status.

Sep 11, 2015

Gaining a passport into Luxembourg for its UCITS ManCo permissions will see third-party administrator Maitland attain Super ManCo status.

Sep 11, 2015

Bank vaultAn outbreak of common sense among asset managers could be the biggest consolation for custody banks striving to make their core services profitable. Nicholas Pratt reports.

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