custody

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 ...

Mar 25, 2008

Far from slowing down, fund administration is becoming a 24/7 business. Nick Fitzpatrick analyses the Funds Europe 2008 Third-Party Fund Administration Survey and finds the drivers for this trend

Feb 08, 2008

The credit crunch has seen the fortunes of asset managers fall, while custodians’ financial results have risen. Rather than be irked by this, Nick Fitzpatrick suggests investors should see the opportunities

Feb 08, 2008

The credit crunch has seen the fortunes of asset managers fall, while custodians’ financial results have risen. Rather than be irked by this, Nick Fitzpatrick suggests investors should see the opportunities

Dec 07, 2007

The role of the custodian today is far more complex than it was, but are clients paying them too much? By Angelique Ruzicka

Dec 07, 2007

The role of the custodian today is far more complex than it was, but are clients paying them too much? By Angelique Ruzicka

Dec 07, 2007

In recent years it has been possible to make very impressive returns by investing in Emerging Europe. However, these opportunities are becoming harder to find. Nick Fitzpatrick considers how to benefit from these markets today

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