transfer agency

Feb 21, 2011

14.10_HandshakeStandard Life Investments (SLI) has replaced Citigroup with BNY Mellon Asset Servicing for services such as custody for its global Sicav fund.

Jan 24, 2011

14.10_HandshakeAllianz Global Investors Europe has appointed Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide a range of investor services in France and Italy for €9bn-worth of assets.

Jan 17, 2011

mandate_410Schroders will be extending its use of Bravura Solutions's GFAS transfer agency platform to support its global operations.

Nov 22, 2010

Sundaram_ChennaiSundaram BNP Paribas Fund Services, a joint venture between Sundaram Finance and BNP Paribas Securities Services has gone live with its registrar and transfer agency operations.

Oct 07, 2010

printed_circuitCompetition from international fund managers could force greater automation of processes like fund distribution in the Middle East. Some investment service firms are already trying to kick-start the trend.

May 19, 2010

As custodians become more selective about who they provide operational services for, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what they ideally want from their clients

May 19, 2010

A new era of mutual respect between fund managers and their outsourcers is dawning, but managers should expect their providers to be tougher on revenues and more selective about the clients they work with, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 14, 2010

With a range of issues to contend with, including the future of Ucits, the Madoff scandal and the global recession, Luxembourg has reached a critical moment. Funds Europe talks with Jean-Marc Goy (CSSF ), Camille Thommes (ALFI), Henk van Eldik (Ikano), Denise Voss (Franklin Templeton), Josée Denis (BNY Mellon Asset Servicing), Michael Ferguson (Ernst & Young), and Steve Bernat (Citi Global Transaction Services)

Apr 14, 2010

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. Talking about its achievements are Josée Denis (BNY Mellon Asset Servicing), Fabrice Godefroid (Citi Global Transactions Services), Tim Gandy (JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services), Martin Bock (RBC Dexia Investor Services Luxembourg), and Régis Veillet (Société Générale Securities Services Luxembourg)

Apr 07, 2010

Convergence between traditional and alternative investment management strategies means transfer agents have to consider how to combine the two onto a single platform. Nicholas Pratt looks at the challenges...

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