custody

Feb 22, 2017

Global custodianMapfre Inversion, the securities division of Spanish insurer Mapfre, has chosen BNP Paribas Securities Services as global custodian for its €60 billion portfolio of assets.

May 18, 2016

HSBC towerHSBC Securities Services, one of Europe’s largest custody banks, is looking to build its fund management client base with a collateral clearing product designed to help funds deal with incoming requirements for central clearing.

May 13, 2016

Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank explains about why the funds industry must collaborate to find a way to meet the growing demand for segregated accounts versus omnibus accounts.

May 13, 2016

Graham Ray of Deutsche Bank explains about why the funds industry must collaborate to find a way to meet the growing demand for segregated accounts versus omnibus accounts.

May 13, 2016

Markus Fuchs2015 proved an eventful year for global markets, in which investors’ nerves were tested to the limit throughout.

May 04, 2016

Business launchOltre Venture has launched Italy’s first self-managed, ‘below-threshold’ Sicaf fund since the structure came into Italian law under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

Apr 28, 2016

Mixed chartState Street’s projected savings this year from a transformation programme have increased to $100 million (€88.4 million), the company said today as it reported a fall in first quarter revenues and assets under custody, but an increase in assets under management.

Apr 15, 2016

In 2012, the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) permanently overhauled financial advice in the UK. Our panel discussed the impact it has had on distributors, and what more can be done to improve the industry.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

Apr 15, 2016

Neil WiseClearstream’s Neil Wise tells Funds Europe why it’s time wealth managers reviewed risk and efficiency aspects of their post-trade processes – before it’s too late.

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Executive Interviews

CEO INTERVIEW: Munro gains three-year track record

Mar 16, 2017

Aviva Investors’ annual results this month were the third set since Euan Munro took over as CEO. Nick Fitzpatrick speaks to him about the ‘Aims’ fund at the heart of the firm’s outcome strategy.

DISTRIBUTION INTERVIEW: Tales of the unexpected

Mar 16, 2017

Laurence Terryn, a fund selector at Candriam, tells David Stevenson how the twists and turns of the past year’s macro environment flavoured her approach to fund selection.

Roundtables

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.