custody

Sep 11, 2015

This year’s survey shows that scale is as important as ever to global custodians – but headcount and operational costs will also prove key, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Sep 11, 2015

Bank vaultAn outbreak of common sense among asset managers could be the biggest consolation for custody banks striving to make their core services profitable. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Sep 11, 2015

PatchworkFunds Europe asked leading custody figures about overlapping reporting requirements and dealing with fragmented approaches by countries to fund retrocessions.

Sep 10, 2015

Handshake5France-based global asset servicing provider Caceis has been awarded the task of account keeping, custody and depository services for the entire fund range of French boutique Advenis Investment Managers, formerly Avenir Finance Investment Managers.

Sep 03, 2015

City of LondonSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is to launch trustee and depositary services in the UK to support Ucits and alternative investment funds.

Aug 14, 2015

Global Handshake 3bank Citi has hired Simon Kempton and Daniel Caplan from Deutsche Bank, to join its investor services franchise in the Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (Emea) region.

Jul 29, 2015

Ship safetyNicholas Pratt examines the implications of an FCA fine imposed on BNY Mellon in April for breaches over custody rules, and asks if asset managers should be doing more to review their custody arrangements.

Jul 29, 2015

Breaking chainThe AIFMD may hold depositaries liable for lost assets in the sub-custody chain. But Nicholas Pratt discovers the debate on liability risk is still raging over grey areas. 

Jul 17, 2015

fCaceis McNeill TESTOwain McNeill has been appointed as business development director in charge of UK clients, at asset servicing and banking group Caceis.

Jul 10, 2015

Buenos AiresArgentina illustrated just how risky things can get for asset servicers after custody bank Citi was dragged into a political and legal row. Nik Pratt considers whether Brazil and Uruguay might pose similar risks.

Pages