Mar 06, 2013

LightningNoël Amenc and Frédéric Ducoulombier explain the Edhec-Risk Institute's recent proposal to create a new Ucits category.

Mar 06, 2013

Global settlementAdapting a back office to Target2Securities, Europe's new securities settlement platform, could cost as much as €27 million if a revamp of both settlement and custody systems is required.

Feb 20, 2013

RestructuringCrédit Agricole reported a net loss of €6.5 billion for 2012, following major restructuring in southern Europe.

Feb 15, 2013

CurrencyLegal cases against custody banks in the United States over currency trades puts the issue of foreign exchange outsourcing in the spotlight, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Feb 15, 2013

Kurt WoetzelThe legacy of the global financial crisis has seen a raft of new legislation arriving alongside new market requirements for capital rules, liquidity and collateral eligibility.  

Jan 08, 2013

MakeupNicholas Pratt looks at the role asset services can play to help struggling exchange-traded funds reach sufficient liquidity.

Nov 30, 2012

ParisRussell has changed the status of its Paris division to make it an independent management company, operating under the name Russell Investments France, as the firm seeks to expand in the country.

Nov 15, 2012

Dublin bridgeCiti has opened a securities lending trading desk in Dublin, expanding its OpenLend capabilities.

Nov 12, 2012

Handshake 3Man Group, a London-listed hedge fund, has handed Citi a servicing brief for its Luxembourg-based Sicav fund.

Nov 02, 2012

compassLatin America's fund managers are experts at domestic equities, while some, and it is suggested the Chileans most of all, have a pan-regional expertise too. It is a natural next step, then, that asset managers look to expand overseas. Nick Fitzpatrick asks fund service providers about trends among this client base.