outsourcing

Dec 21, 2015

SunsetOlivia Vinden and Alex Heasman of Alpha FMC look at the pressure on trading desks and middle offices that global firms face.

Dec 14, 2015

Handshake contractEuropean insurers are uncertain about the ability of asset managers to help them make enough investment returns to be able to meet guaranteed rates for their policy holders.

Nov 19, 2015

Soc Gen will use SmartStream’s Transaction Lifestyle Management (TLM) Reconciliation Programme and its TLM SmartRecs services for its brokerage services. As part of this outsourcing project, TLM Reconciliation Programme will be used across multiple departments to add more risk control points.

TLM SmartRecs will be used to ensure that the on-boarding process is as fast and efficient as possible, according to the firm.

Nov 06, 2015

Bruno PrigentBruno Prigent, head of Société Générale Securities Services, outlines his firm’s plan to become more integrated and competitive.

Oct 16, 2015

Process automationTechnology is at the heart of the Sibos conference and has the power to transform the funds industry. But are firms throwing their weight behind automation? What use can they make of ‘big data’? We asked a number of experts.

Oct 07, 2015

Table mountainSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in the UK has won an investment outsourcing mandate from PSG Wealth, a South African wealth management firm. The mandate covers PSG Wealth’s foreign assets.

Sep 11, 2015

As central bank policies diverge and FX volatility increases, asset managers are looking for ways to keep on top of this highly liquid market. Marc Tuehl, Global Head of FX Overlay at HSBC, explains the considerations and benefits of outsourcing currency risk management.

Sep 11, 2015

This year’s survey shows that scale is as important as ever to global custodians – but headcount and operational costs will also prove key, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Sep 11, 2015

Bank vaultAn outbreak of common sense among asset managers could be the biggest consolation for custody banks striving to make their core services profitable. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Sep 11, 2015

PatchworkFunds Europe asked leading custody figures about overlapping reporting requirements and dealing with fragmented approaches by countries to fund retrocessions.

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