Custodian of the year

of the year
JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services With $2.7 trillion in assets under custody held in European markets, and $2.77 trillion of custody assets held for European clients, JPMorgan WSS is indisputably a leader in European custody. The judges felt that its broad range of mandate wins in Europe in 2006 demonstrated a strong general mandate from asset managers. They were impressed by its commitment to the industry, as exemplified by its participation in a number of key industry bodies and a substantial thought leadership output. Its commitment to innovation, as demonstrated by its leadership in servicing alternatives, especially OTC derivatives, also makes it a worthy winner. {playerflv}/images/stories/awards_vids/clip07.flv|320|256|#ffffff|true|left{/playerflv}Shortlisted: ABN Amro Mellon Global Securities Services
Underpinned by a commitment to flexibility, creativity and integrity, ABN Amro Mellon has built its success of the past eight years on these cornerstones. Assets under custody have increased by 27.5% since December 2005, and 16% year on year since December 2000. ABN Amro has over 200 European clients and in June this year its total assets stood at ââ??¬510bn. Bank of New York
The BNY has built strategic relationships in core European markets, including the Nordics, France, Benelux and Germany. It has over 7,000 clients worldwide and has a total of �£13 trillion assets under custody. In Europe, it services 600 funds with assets of $220bn. In 2005 and 2006 it won mandates with Signal Iduna, Leeds Building Society, Hermes and Capita Financial Group. BNP Paribas Securities Services
BNP Paribas SS has ââ??¬3.25 trillion in assets under custody, a large portion of which is made up of European issues. The company has gained significant new business over the past year, with assets under custody increasing by 20% in the year to June 2006. New clients include: Enarsarco, The Man Group, Avance Advisors, Institiuto Nazionale di Previdenza dei Giornalisti Italiani, Lagun Aro, Zurich Insurance's subsidiary in Australia and Fortis' asset management subsidiary in Germany.

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

May 13, 2016

Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

Oct 13, 2016

The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.