fund administration

Nov 14, 2014

PathAs the ETF market in Europe grapples with the challenges of market structure, transparency and regulation, Fiona Moore at Northern Trust explains the role that service providers can play in advising clients of the latest developments and their impact.

Nov 03, 2014

Businessmen at airportWith data forming a greater part of a fund administrator’s service, the relationship they have with their data vendors will be of increasing importance to their clients, discovers Nicholas Pratt.

Oct 30, 2014

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Absolute return bonds
Funds Europe asks if absolute return bond funds lack a long enough track record to prove their worth. Was the “taper tantrum” a testing period for them? And how are they coping as volatility returns to markets?

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Oct 09, 2014

Capital protectionNorthern Trust, a large global custody bank, is to provide depositary banking to start-up French hedge fund, BlueHive Capital.

Sep 12, 2014

HiredThe Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal & tax.

Sep 01, 2014

VaultCustodians and fund managers are marching onwards with adapting to the AIFMD. Other regulations, such as Emir and T2S, are likely to become dominant in the year ahead, custody bosses tell Funds Europe.

Jul 29, 2014

mandate 410Societe Generale Securities Services (SSGS) in Luxembourg has won a mandate to provide custody, fund administration and registrar services for wealth manager Bedrock’s range of Ucits funds.

Jul 22, 2014

Table mountainSouth Africa's Nedgroup Investments has expanded its contract with Citi to provide investor services to the Irish-domiciled and Ucits-compliant Nedgroup Investment Funds plc.

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