fe Awards 2005 - Fund Administrator of the year

BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES BNP Paribas Securities Services is a leading player in European fund administration. It has around ââ??¬440bn in assets under administration and administers around 4,000 funds (as of June 2005).
  It services funds in key onshore markets such as the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain as well as major offshore centres such as Luxembourg, Dublin and the Channel Islands.
  BNP Paribas Securities Services provides administration for a range of fund types including classic UCITS mutual funds, closed end funds and investment trusts, complex intra pooling, extra-pooling and multi-manager structures, exchange traded funds, single hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, futures funds and real estate funds.
ver the past year, BNP Paribas has acquired significant new business, including Aberdeen Asset Management, AXA and Systeia. Of course, it also caters to BNP Paribas Asset Management's needs.
  In addition to acquiring new mandates, BNP Paribas also underwent an innovative product development programme, which included enhancing its services to alternative investment funds, enhancing automation of its transaction capture platform, roll out of automated financial reporting for funds and development of fee transparency reporting and going beyond UCITS III requirements.
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