fund administration

Feb 23, 2011

man_asleep_sofa_410A sofa-bed is both a bad sofa and a bad bed. Some fund administrators say the same applies to single administration systems that try to support multi-asset portfolios. Nicholas Pratt reports

Feb 23, 2011

Paul_Keltie"There has been a lot of talk in the industry about fairer compensation for work done, but the securities services industry does not have a strong track record in sticking to a transparent pricing model." Paul Keltie of HSBC comments

Feb 07, 2011

14.10_HandshakeKiwi hedge fund manager 36 South Capital Advisors appointed SEI to provide full-service operational outsourcing for the firm's recently re-domiciled volatility funds.

Jan 24, 2011

14.10_HandshakeAllianz Global Investors Europe has appointed Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide a range of investor services in France and Italy for €9bn-worth of assets.

Jan 05, 2011

handshake_160An entirely new approach to partnership between asset managers and service suppliers is becoming evident in the more progressive deals. It may yet prove a watershed in the effectiveness and profitability of outsourcing, argues Jon Benson

Nov 15, 2010

Globe_AsiaUBS Global Asset Management, the asset manager and fund administration provider, said it is to develop 'on-the-ground' services in the Asia-Pacific (Apac) region in response to client requests. The firm said the move will also help it capture the region's growth potential.

Nov 10, 2010

Paul_EverittThe best administrators are becoming more agile and pragmatic when it comes to meeting the needs of fund stakeholders, says Paul Everitt

Nov 10, 2010

removal_menThe memory of failed lift-outs have been banished to the past and outsourcing is now making inroads into the front and middle offices, discovers Nicholas Pratt

Oct 07, 2010

Key_into_lockDeals in private equity are on the rise, but investor cash is still largely locked in. Angele Spiteri Paris asks whether the sector is going back to its long-term fundamental characteristics, after the quick turnovers seen in the boom years

Oct 07, 2010

Engine_wheelsUcits funds were meant to be so simple that anybody could understand them. There are now fears that regulators or fund managers have gone too far in adopting risky strategies, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

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