transfer agency

Jul 25, 2012

Keith HaleConsolidating legacy systems into a global workstation is an ideal solution for transfer agents, but Nicholas Pratt asks if can really be acheived.

Jun 19, 2012

Asset servicers are impacted by the regulation imposed on asset managers, say the particpants of our roundtable held in Singapore. The discuss challenges and opportunities that have emerged as a result. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Jun 12, 2012

PortAsset servicers have targeted distribution as a promising area for progress. Nicholas Pratt looks at the range of products and competing providers.

May 11, 2012

Mark-PorterMark Porter, of UBS Fund Services, talks to Nicholas Pratt about refocusing the firm and the commercial challenges facing the industry.

Apr 04, 2012

Boat_houseInstitutions in the Nordics have not outsourced as much as in other regions, but they are showing more interest now that regulation is becoming more complex. George Mitton reports.

Apr 04, 2012

The asset servicing industry in the Nordics is fiercely competitive, though increased demand for compliance and consulting services means there are business opportunities. But it’s all hands on deck to deal with the waves of regulation ready to hit the industry.

Apr 04, 2012

The asset servicing industry in the Nordics is fiercely competitive, though increased demand for compliance and consulting services means there are business opportunities. But it’s all hands on deck to deal with the waves of regulation ready to hit the industry.

Apr 04, 2012

ClockworksOperational outsourcing is thriving among asset managers but much less popular for pension funds. Nicholas Pratt examines why this is the case.

Outsourcing is not new to pension funds.

Apr 04, 2012

Senior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges in their industry.

Apr 04, 2012

Senior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges in their industry.

Participants:
Catherine Brady, head of Emea fund services (Citi)
Seán Páircéir (Brown Brothers Harriman)
Mike Hughes, managing director & co-head (Deutsche Bank Alternative Fund Services)
Justin Partington, commercial director (IPES)
David Dibben, head...

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