custody

Nov 07, 2011

14.10_HandshakeState Street, the custody bank and asset servicing firm, has kept its mandate to provide investment manager operations for Pimco's $1.3 trillion (€942 billion) of assets.

Nov 02, 2011

TortoiseThe implementation timetable for Target 2 Securities, the platform project devised to streamline securities settlement in Europe, has been delayed until 2015. Nick Pratt finds out what the implications may be for the industry.


Oct 26, 2011

Rising-graphJersey's asset servicing industry saw assets rise 20% to $278 billion (€200 billion) in the year ending 30 June, according to data firm Lipper, driven by growth of private equity and real estate funds. The figure exceeds the previous high of $270 billion in 2008.

Oct 10, 2011

AcronymsAn uneasy mood afflicts the French custodian banks as the eurozone crisis continues to generate fear. The big players are divided over where to find global growth, but they hope regulation will offer new opportunities. George Mitton reports.


Oct 10, 2011

Filing-CabinetRFP documents have become bloated, expensive and time-consuming. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the tendering process can be reformed to benefit both asset managers and their prospective providers.


Oct 05, 2011

Calculating feesBNY Mellon says two lawsuits that allege it overcharged customers over ten years by misleading them about the price of currency exchange transactions are “wrong on facts and law”.

Sep 01, 2011

Finish_lineOur annual custody survey shows BNY Mellon is still at the top for global custody assets, but other firms saw most growth in percentage terms. Mark McFee provides an overview.

Sep 01, 2011

Stones-on-a-beachWith custodians now obliged to assume more liability for their sub-custody arrangements, Nicolas Pratt assesses to what degree risk management has improved.

Sep 01, 2011

roundtable_410Custody leaders tell us what they think differentiates their firms from rivals, and talk about challenges facing them and their asset manager clients.

Sep 01, 2011

Ahead of Sibos, we asked a range of industry experts this question: Data volumes continue to explode. What do you think the fund management industry can do with so much data, and are systems up to the challenge of making sense of it?

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