transfer agency

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 21, 2011

14.10_HandshakeStandard Life Investments (SLI) has replaced Citigroup with BNY Mellon Asset Servicing for services such as custody for its global Sicav fund.

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 17, 2011

mandate_410Schroders will be extending its use of Bravura Solutions's GFAS transfer agency platform to support its global operations.

Nov 22, 2010

Sundaram_ChennaiSundaram BNP Paribas Fund Services, a joint venture between Sundaram Finance and BNP Paribas Securities Services has gone live with its registrar and transfer agency operations.

Oct 07, 2010

printed_circuitCompetition from international fund managers could force greater automation of processes like fund distribution in the Middle East. Some investment service firms are already trying to kick-start the trend.

May 19, 2010

As custodians become more selective about who they provide operational services for, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what they ideally want from their clients

May 19, 2010

A new era of mutual respect between fund managers and their outsourcers is dawning, but managers should expect their providers to be tougher on revenues and more selective about the clients they work with, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 07, 2010

Convergence between traditional and alternative investment management strategies means transfer agents have to consider how to combine the two onto a single platform. Nicholas Pratt looks at the challenges...

Dec 21, 2009

There are numerous small consultancy ‘shops’ in asset management. Fiona Rintoul asks if they are just unemployed professionals, or if they really add value to asset management...

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