transfer agency

Mar 15, 2012

CastlePrior to the Alfi spring conference on 15-16 March, Funds Europe asked several of the scheduled speakers and figures in the Luxembourg market to highlight the critical issues facing the country’s funds industry.

Feb 21, 2012

MulticolorsSingle funds investing in diverse asset classes are gaining ground. Nicholas Pratt looks at how four asset managers run their operational infrastructure to support investment in a range of assets and geographies.

Dec 14, 2011

Corley-ElizabethWith a reputation for thought leadership, Elizabeth Corley, CEO-designate of Allianz Global Investors, tells Nick Fitzpatrick which writers and thinkers have shaped her world view as she steers AGI through the euro crisis.


Dec 14, 2011

Corley-ElizabethWith a reputation for thought leadership, Elizabeth Corley, CEO-designate of Allianz Global Investors, tells Nick Fitzpatrick which writers and thinkers have shaped her world view as she steers AGI through the euro crisis.

Dec 14, 2011

hedgesIt is a tough environment for hedge funds, which could lead to more demand for operational services as funds seek efficiencies and regulatory compliance. Funds Europe asked a range of administrators about their outlook for the admin business in 2012.

Dec 14, 2011

• Citi and Man Group: Man Group appointed Citi as its “global shareholder services partner” in March 2011. Citi will provide global transfer agency services and administration, which will include valuations for a number of Man Group funds. As part of the arrangement, 45 Man Group employees were transferred to Citi along with   Man Group’s in-house system, although the plan is to migrate onto Citi’s platform at some point in 2012.

• Citi and Skandia: Dublin-based Skandia Investment Group, an existing client, appointed Citi as the sole provider of...

Nov 21, 2011

BoardroomThe former chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has joined the board of directors at Multifonds, which provides software for fund accounting, portfolio accounting and transfer agency.

Nov 14, 2011

14.10 HandshakeSkandia is consolidating its fund ranges under a common administration platform provided by Citi in an effort to increase efficiency and ensure regulatory compliance.

Sep 01, 2011

Angela-Madden

“Just knock on my door – it is always open,” was the message Irish prime minister Enda Kenny gave to the Irish funds industry when he addressed the Irish Funds Industry Association’s annual conference recently.

Jul 22, 2011

Jose-PlacidoIt is just over five years since RBC Dexia Investor Services was formed and although the business is outside the major league in terms of assets, its capability is as good as any other provider – and it is growing, José Placido, CEO, tells Nick Fitzpatrick.

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