custody

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

Nov 11, 2009

Hedge fund investors could obtain greater peace of mind through managed accounts. But there are significant infrastructure requirements for investors, funds and administrators, says Hans Hufschmid, CEO of GlobeOp

Oct 06, 2009

Global custodians are scrutinising their sub-custody providers more rigorously to ensure financial stability, reports Fiona Rintoul

Oct 06, 2009

The complexity of switching outsourcing providers might put many fund managers off, even if they are getting a bad service. But is it really so hard to change? By Nick Fitzpatrick

Sep 01, 2009

BNP Paribas' win of a large hedge fund mandate from a prime broker is a sign that custodians can now compete in earnest for the hedge fund market. Nick Fitzpatrick looks back at twelve months of business wins and losses...

Sep 01, 2009

Strong and stable custodians have benefited from the financial crisis as clients have sought a safe place for their assets. But it’s not just the largest custodians that have won business. In some ways the crisis has been a great leveller, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Sep 01, 2009

Regulations formed in the wake of the financial crisis have troubling and far-reaching implications for custodians. A court ruling in France earlier this year was a case in point, writes Nick Fitzpatrick...

Sep 01, 2009

Asset managers are forging more rigorous contracts with their custodians. Nick Fitzpatrick says the changes, which could affect prices, are revolutionary for an industry that’s three decades in the making...

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