fund administration

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.

Jul 22, 2014

Signing dealGenerali Group, an Italian insurer, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian as part of a restructuring of its asset management operations.

Jun 30, 2014

Big BenBlackRock says it is the first firm to launch a UK-domiciled tax transparent fund, a structure approved by the UK Treasury last year.

Jun 11, 2014

Companies are seeking cost-effective and high quality risk management solutions – a nearshore location, such as Northern Ireland can deliver both, says Robert Magee of Invest Northern Ireland.

Jun 11, 2014

Companies are seeking cost-effective and high quality risk management solutions – a nearshore location, such as Northern Ireland can deliver both, says Robert Magee of Invest Northern Ireland.

May 20, 2014

Gold fishAs consolidation continues in the alternative fund administration sector, Nicholas Prattexamines the implications for both administrators and their clients alternative fund administration.

May 15, 2014

David OKeeffeOne of the key conditions of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) requires EU-domiciled alternative fund managers (AIFMs) to appoint a single independent depositary for all funds that fall under the scope of the directive.

May 06, 2014

Handshake 3Brazilian fund administrator Providence Financial is set to buy Fund Corporation, a Guernsey fund administration firm.

Apr 23, 2014

Signing dealClearstream has closed a long-awaited deal to acquire the hedge fund custody business, based in Cork, Ireland, of administration firm Citco Global Securities Services.

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