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Feb 07, 2011

14.10_HandshakeKiwi hedge fund manager 36 South Capital Advisors appointed SEI to provide full-service operational outsourcing for the firm's recently re-domiciled volatility funds.

Jan 05, 2011

Uncertainty_410The ECB's Target2Securities initiative for securities settlement is gaining momentum but questions still remain around the eventual cost to participants. Nicholas Pratt asks what these unanswered questions could mean for fund managers and investors.

Jan 05, 2011

handshake_160An entirely new approach to partnership between asset managers and service suppliers is becoming evident in the more progressive deals. It may yet prove a watershed in the effectiveness and profitability of outsourcing, argues Jon Benson

Jan 05, 2011

railway_pointsPortfolio changes prompted by the market environment have taken place as the number of specialists who execute transitions has shrunk. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at who is in and who is out of transition management and why certain approaches have faltered

Jan 05, 2011

Tim_keaneyAsset servicing firms offer strategic advice to fund managers about running their businesses more efficiently. But here Tim Keaney tells Nick Fitzpatrick how BNY Mellon has adapted its own servicing business to the tougher environment

Dec 13, 2010

mandate_410Standard Bank, South Africa’s largest bank, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services as its custodian in the UK and Switzerland.

Nov 10, 2010

Patrick_ColleWith its former chief executive ousted, its global structure reorganised, and two middle-office contracts potentially lost, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what's going on at BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Nov 10, 2010

removal_menThe memory of failed lift-outs have been banished to the past and outsourcing is now making inroads into the front and middle offices, discovers Nicholas Pratt

Oct 07, 2010

Drift_fishingETFs are not bought and sold on the same basis as index-tracking funds. Felix Goltz and Lin Tang of EDHEC look at pricing and performance

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.

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