fund administration

Mar 17, 2014

PillarsBehind the hullabaloo of its Ucits industry and the emerging AIFMD sector, Luxembourg is building a third 'pillar' based on responsible investment. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 17, 2014

Asset managers need the help of asset servicers as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, Ucits V and a whole lot of other regulation hits the industry. The participants of our roundtable in Luxembourg discuss in which areas their clients lag, where the limitations of their help is and how blind dating introducing clients to a corporate network is becoming increasingly popular. Edited by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Mar 17, 2014

Handshake 3La Mutuelle Generale, one of France's largest mutual insurance providers, has appointed BNP Paribas Securities Services for custody of its €2 billion portfolio.

Nov 28, 2013

Kuala LumpurMalaysia's largest independent asset manager, Hwang Investment Management, has selected BNP Paribas Securities Services to provide custody to four Ucits funds.

Nov 12, 2013

MazeAs ETF providers face a maze of operating challenges in the European market, Fiona Moore of Northern Trust tells Funds Europe how asset servicers can help steer them to their goals.

Nov 12, 2013

ETF providers say custodians need to step up stock lending programmes to serve the European market. Our ETF operations panel discusses this obstacle to industry development, and highlights the problem of multi-market listings. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 12, 2013

GlobeA pan-European market structure for ETFs might help reduce cost and boost liquidity. Nicholas Pratt examines the latest initiatives to create this model.

Sep 27, 2013

ShadowsWith such a large money market funds industry, Ireland is inevitably caught up in the regulatory push on shadow banking. Nick Fitzpatrick asks how Ireland and its service providers might be affected by money market reform.

Sep 06, 2013

RoadWith asset servicing largely dominated by domestic players at the local level, foreign asset servicers hope that investors will increase their overseas investment, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Sep 06, 2013

In a quarter of a century of funds servicing, Luxembourg has had its ups and downs, but mainly its ups. Our panel of veterans looks back on the country's rise as a fund domicile. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

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