fund administration

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.

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.

Jul 29, 2015

Graph upWith operational outsourcing of real estate investments on the increase, Nicholas Pratt looks at issues around the evolution of fund admin in this sector.

Jul 22, 2015

Mergers and aquisitionFund administration firm Maitland has seen its assets under administration grow by $40 billion (€36.8 billion) after announcing an outsourcing transaction with Stanlib, a large African fund manager.

Jul 13, 2015

Loan applicationDeutsche Bank has launched a fund processing service for investment managers that invest in illiquid assets, such as private loans, in a move that reflects wider efforts by fund administrators to improve support for alternative asset classes.

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Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Mar 16, 2017

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Mar 16, 2017

Blockchain aims to radically change the way investors can access funds, says Olivier Portenseigne, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Fundsquare.

Mar 16, 2017

Greater efficiency must be embraced to ensure regulatory changes do not destroy choice for fund buyers, says Bernard Tancré of Clearstream.

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.