Fund Administrator of the year

of the year
BNP Paribas Securities Services For the second year in a row, BNP Paribas Securities Services' substantial business growth and commitment to innovation make it the preeminent fund administrator in Europe. The judges were impressed by its investment in technology and commitment to client servicing, exemplified by its OTC business solution. Of its ââ??¬500bn+ assets under administration, most are made up of European-domiciled and/or distributed mutual funds, SICAVs and other UCITS. Among its clients, 9 out of 10 are European, representing a rich and diverse range of institutions that include asset management firms, distributors, institutional investors and wealth management companies across Europe. BNP Paribas SS's ability to support complex intra pooling, extra-pooling and multi-manager solutions was cited by the judges as an example of its commitment to innovation and client focus. {playerflv}/images/stories/awards_vids/clip06.flv|320|256|#ffffff|true|left{/playerflv}Shortlisted: JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services
JPMorgan Worldwide Securities Services is one of the leading securities service providers catering to asset managers and institutional investors. This year, it launched JPMorgan Alternative Investment Services to cater to clients' changing needs . JPMorgan Alternative Investment Services in Europe offers hedge fund servicing, derivatives administration, and in 2007 it will offer leveraged loans and private equity administration. Northern Trust
Northern Trust has a prestigious track record in serving both the traditional and alternative fund sectors. With European servicing locations in Dublin, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Luxembourg and London, Northern Trust providers a complete range of middle and back-office services to a wide variety of fund structures, including UCITS III funds, collective investment schemes, closed ended funds, hedge funds, fund of funds and company structures. Societe Generale Securities Services Euro VL
SGSS Euro-VL administers a broad variety of collective investment schemes ranging from standard UCITS to complex hedge funds, pooling products, multi-manager structures, ETF, futures, pension, private equity and real estate funds. It values around 4,200 funds controlling assets worth a total of ââ??¬336bn.

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.