outsourcing

Jun 05, 2013

Invwest NI logoCompanies are pursuing new streams of talent for cost-effective nearshore support in a diversifying industry, says Kerry Quinn at Invest Northern Ireland.

Jun 05, 2013

Electric currentThree currents vital to success in asset management are reflected in a fund manager's recently launched strategy for smaller pension schemes, argues Nick Fitzpatrick, after gauging views about the industry's future.

May 21, 2013

OutsorcingUK wealth management firm Ashcourt Rowan has outsourced portfolio, settlement and custody services to financial outsourcing firm TD Wealth Institutional.

May 08, 2013

HourglassLaunching a sharia-compliant fund can require a time-consuming search for religious experts to certify the fund's Islamic credentials. An alternative is to employ an Islamic advisory firm. George Mitton reports.

May 08, 2013

Safety netNicholas Pratt considers pension fund outsourcing of broader back and middle-office operations to custodians, while Marks & Spencer's pension scheme talks about its approach to asset servicing.

Apr 05, 2013

Depositary banks in the Nordics are waiting with bated breath for their local regulators to interpret the AIFMD. What will it mean for depositary liability, lost securities and cost? George Mitton asked participants at our Stockholm panel.

Apr 05, 2013

Take offTime is running out for alternatives managers to prepare for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, says Mario Mantrisi, of Kneip, who looks at the final stages of implementation.

Apr 05, 2013

MuffinsAlternative fund services are a salient feature of the 2013 responses to our third-party fund survey, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Apr 05, 2013

looking glassSenior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges.

Mar 08, 2013

Remote controlWilliam Gilson at Aviva Investors contemplates a manco merger, while Heimo Ploessnig at Assenagon Asset Management discusses tighter regulation with Nick Fitzpatrick.

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