outsourcing

Sep 28, 2012

OsakaIs Swift doing enough to encourage more efficient processing among buy-side firms? Nicholas Pratt asks various market participants for their views on Swift's role in the investment management community.

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Aug 31, 2012

Super-tankerShare prices for all ten of the biggest asset managers in Europe have fallen in the past year. George Mitton looks at how these supertankers might steady themselves in the years ahead.

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi, formerly the largest custodian of European assets,was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi' formerly the largest custodian of European assets' was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatric.

Jul 25, 2012

ColoursFar more than a record-keeping function, data has become an essential element on the frontier for investment analytics, says State Street's Tim Caverly.

Jun 19, 2012

Asset servicers are impacted by the regulation imposed on asset managers, say the particpants of our roundtable held in Singapore. The discuss challenges and opportunities that have emerged as a result. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

May 11, 2012

channeling_energyThe Channel Islands fund industry has come out fighting after criticism about transparency in offshore fund jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt highlights ten key people in the local business.

May 11, 2012

Mark-PorterMark Porter, of UBS Fund Services, talks to Nicholas Pratt about refocusing the firm and the commercial challenges facing the industry.

May 11, 2012

looking_glassIf fund managers have little desire to change providers, then custody banks need to look for new forms of business. This is where alternative investment managers come in, says Nicholas Pratt.

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