transfer agency

Jul 22, 2011

Baby-adultFund managers Artemis and F&C talk about how to make the second phase of outsourcing work. Nicholas Pratt reports


Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre – and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 1)

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Régis Veillet (head of sales & client relationship, SGSS Luxembourg), Martin Bock (head of product...

Jun 27, 2011

OutsorcingIt’s been a big morning for outsourcing solutions. State Street and JP Morgan have announced new outsourcing deals, while BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched the first Ucits IV compliant master-feeder solution in Luxembourg.

Jun 13, 2011

cutting the ribbonBlackRock's institutional clients based in Asia will now be able to process trades during Asian business hours and receive the same day use of the funds, due to the JP Morgan and BlackRock Asian Same Day Settlement platform.

Jun 10, 2011

Frankfurt_Stock_ExchangeNicholas Pratt looks at an initiative to trade investment funds on Germany’s stock exchange that could bring down costs associated with transfer agency


May 20, 2011

WaveNordic fund managers are becoming more comfortable with outsourcing their fund administration. Although several still carry out these functions in-house, things are beginning to change. Angèle Spiteri Paris reports

May 18, 2011

webMost asset management firms have yet to fully embrace social media. Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors Europe says that in the age of Web 2.0 the time has come for the industry to elaborate web strategies in addition to their everyday IT plans


Apr 19, 2011

glass_slipperFund distribution is increasingly global. Nicholas Pratt examines the strain this puts on the transfer agents and how providers should react

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

Feb 23, 2011

man_asleep_sofa_410A sofa-bed is both a bad sofa and a bad bed. Some fund administrators say the same applies to single administration systems that try to support multi-asset portfolios. Nicholas Pratt reports

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