custody

Sep 23, 2008

hänseler.jpgStephan Hänseler
executive director, head of sales & relationship management, global custody institutional clients
UBS

Next to the increased complexity in the banking business due to changes in regulations (account segregation, tax etc), we are also facing an increase in clients’ demand regarding investment reporting. In the sector of private and...

Sep 23, 2008

fors.jpgGöran Fors

global head of custody
SEB

Custody has during the last year seen an
extreme growth in the number of markets our clients invest into, as well as the
complexity of these markets. The changing of asset classes has also been
challenging due to the increase in demand for reporting capabilities.

In the future we will see a number of
challlenges driven by the...

Sep 23, 2008

steimer.jpgGeri Steimer

head of business
development
Julius Baer Custodian Services

Since we are a leading wealth manager, we
strongly develop our five-star custodian services for family offices. In
addition to our private banking services we provide enhanced custody solutions
for private persons “with institutional requirements”, eg, consolidated
reporting (customised...

Sep 23, 2008

kehir_buliding.jpgDeclan Kehir

head of custody operations
(Ireland)
PNC Global

In the past year, global custodians
continued to be challenged by the long-term emphasis on maximising efficient,
cost-effective service delivery for standard and new product types, along with
the shorter term adjustments required by...

Sep 23, 2008

baker.jpgStephen Baker

head of custody services

Bank of Ireland Securities Services

 

I think the challenges of the last six months are likely to influence the challenges for at least the next six months and possibly the next year. One of the challenges for any custodian is to manage its own risk, particularly...

Sep 11, 2008

The latest economic downturn may lead to another wave of outsourcing for custodians. But the ‘factory’ model of recent years may be in decline as clients look for higher standards of processing, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Aug 11, 2008

Forging a more efficient clearing and settlement landscape is coming together slowly – while rival private sector initiatives also gain support, reports Lynn Strongin Dodds ...

Aug 04, 2008

The growth of 130/30 funds means more customers for the securities lending industry. Prime brokers are battling it out with custodians to service these new types of client, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds ...

Jun 02, 2008

The ingredients of active fund prices are largely impossible to discern, but Richard Goddard, of Fund-X SA, says there is innovation in the industry ...

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