fund administration

Nov 02, 2011

Man-on-tredmillThe complexity of fund structures and the demands of investors have made fund accounting a costly process despite the efforts to improve efficiency. Nicholas Pratt asks what can be done to help managers and administrators get ahead of the curve.

Sep 01, 2011

Finish_lineOur annual custody survey shows BNY Mellon is still at the top for global custody assets, but other firms saw most growth in percentage terms. Mark McFee provides an overview.

Sep 01, 2011

roundtable_410Custody leaders tell us what they think differentiates their firms from rivals, and talk about challenges facing them and their asset manager clients.

Sep 01, 2011

DestinationsJurisdictions are competing for private equity asset servicing business. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, in such a conservative market, emerging domiciles face an uphill task when challenging the old guard.

Jul 22, 2011

Senior representatives from custody banks discuss the changes taking place around the pricing of custody and related services against a backdrop of increasing regulatory risk. They also consider the evolution of outsourcing and changes in OTC derivatives processing. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

Baby-adultFund managers Artemis and F&C talk about how to make the second phase of outsourcing work. Nicholas Pratt reports


Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre, and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 2)

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre, and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 1)

Jun 30, 2011

Paper-planeThe regulatory environment is a key factor for any firm considering new jurisdictions. Funds Global talks to George Pickering and Shaun Swan of the QFCRA about the new rule book, risk-based regulation and a streamlined registration process.

Jun 27, 2011

OutsorcingIt's been a big morning for outsourcing solutions. State Street and JP Morgan have announced new outsourcing deals, while BNP Paribas Securities Services has launched the first Ucits IV compliant master-feeder solution in Luxembourg.

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