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Apr 07, 2010

Convergence between traditional and alternative investment management strategies means transfer agents have to consider how to combine the two onto a single platform. Nicholas Pratt looks at the challenges...

Apr 07, 2010

A reduction in the number of European funds would lead to greater efficiencies, yet the Ucits IV pooling facility may not bring this about, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Apr 07, 2010

Hedge funds are still taking up a lot of administrators' time. Hopefully it will all be worth it in the end, says Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 07, 2010

Acquisitions of specialist administration firms by BNY Mellon and State Street  reflect that the appetite for alternatives will not abate just because of the crisis, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Apr 06, 2010

sal_oppenheim"There is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction," Winston Churchill, once said. For the German private bank Sal.

Mar 16, 2010

Real estate is slowly resurfacing as an investment target, but certain clients will be far more specific about how they invest, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Feb 15, 2010

Soc Gen’s global head of securities services, Alain Closier, tells Nick Fitzpatrick how the firm has derisked the business following the collapse of Lehman Brothers

Feb 15, 2010

Traders are calling for interoperability among Europe’s various clearing houses. Nicholas Pratt examines developments in the cash equities space

Feb 15, 2010

Three years since competition in the UK fund clearing & settlement industry heated up, Philippe Seyll, head of Clearstream’s funds division, tells Nicholas Pratt about his firm's coverage of the most commonly traded funds

Dec 21, 2009

Pictet Asset Management, like its parent bank, kept a good, even keel throughout the financial meltdown. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Renaud de Planta, CEO

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