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May 22, 2013

real-estateA German-based property fund manager has appointed Caceis, the French depositary bank, to provide services for its closed-ended fund range under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

May 21, 2013

OutsorcingUK wealth management firm Ashcourt Rowan has outsourced portfolio, settlement and custody services to financial outsourcing firm TD Wealth Institutional.

May 08, 2013

Safety netNicholas Pratt considers pension fund outsourcing of broader back and middle-office operations to custodians, while Marks & Spencer's pension scheme talks about its approach to asset servicing.

May 08, 2013

RobberyGreater regulatory harmonisation is needed to strengthen the Ucits regime, say Noël Amenc and Frédéric Ducoulombier at Edhec-Risk Institute.

May 02, 2013

Four-walkingNeuberger Berman has hired 22 staff for a new emerging market debt team, 19 of them from ING Investment Management, the fund manager owned by ING Group, a financial services company based in Amsterdam.

Apr 29, 2013

Signing contractCiti has acquired ING's custody and securities services business in seven central and eastern European markets representing €110 billion of assets under custody.

Apr 22, 2013

Arrow up 2Supportive equity markets and net inflows into many products have helped assets under management (AuM) at some of the world's largest fund companies rise to new heights.

Apr 16, 2013

Pension nest egg 410The British Airways Pension Fund has selected BNY Mellon to provide over-the-counter derivatives services and collateral management.

Apr 09, 2013

Survey1State Street received the lowest score of nine custodians in a survey carried out by R&M Custody while RBC Investor Services received the highest.

Apr 05, 2013

Depositary banks in the Nordics are waiting with bated breath for their local regulators to interpret the AIFMD. What will it mean for depositary liability, lost securities and cost? George Mitton asked participants at our Stockholm panel.

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