Service Directory

 

Clearing & Settlement

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42 Avenue J F Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Tel: +3 52-2 43-38110
Fax: +3 52-2 43-3 80 00

Clearstream is the leading international settlement and custody organisation, offering a comprehensive service covering both domestic and internationally traded bonds and equities. Since July 2002, Clearstream has been fully intergrated into Deutsche Börse Group, creating the pre-eminent full-service provider for the securities industry.  More than 2000 customers in over 90 countries are connected to Clearstream's global network.

Vestima+ is Clearstream's automated order-routing service for the investment funds industry. It provides order issuers with a single-entry point for domestic, non-domestic and off-shore funds, and offers free choice of settlement and custody routes.  Vestima+ is called the multi-domestic solution, because it recognises the differences among domestic markets, and the different needs that arise in each of them.

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Ivan Nicora
Director Investment Fund Product Management
1 Boulevard du Roi Albert II
B-1210 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 326 1211

Operated by Euroclear, FundSettle is Europe’s only fully integrated platform for the straight-through processing of fund transactions. Offering order-routing, settlement and custody services, FundSettle provides fund buyers with a single access point to more than 40,000 offshore and domestic funds handled by over 450 transfer agents in more than 20 countries.

Euroclear is the world’s largest provider of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, derivatives and fund transactions. Market owned and governed, the Euroclear group comprises Euroclear Bank, based in Brussels, Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & Ireland.


Custody & Fund Administration

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Capita Asset Services
40 Dukes Place
London EC3A 7NH
Tel: +44 (0) 870 607 2555

Contact: Damian McAree, Director
Email: damian.mcaree@
capitafinancial.com
Tel: +353 87 2155 698
Web: www.capitaassetservices.com

Capita Asset Services has more than 35 years of fund administration experience and works with some 100 investment managers, providing fund administration solutions across the principal European jurisdictions including the UK and Ireland. We provide a comprehensive range of fund structures and asset classes including regulated Open Ended Funds, Closed Ended Funds, Hedge Funds (UCITS and non-UCITS), Real Estate, Private Equity and Infrastructure Funds.

Our services to funds include Authorise Corporate Director, management company solutions, fund accounting and transfer agency as well as corporate secretarial and registrar services. We have adopted a best-in-class technology strategy comprising a combination of bespoke in-house and proven industrywide systems to provide our clients/users with the best possible solutions.

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Patric Foley-Brickley
Luke Spencer-Wilson

Maitland
Berkshire House
168-173 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7AA
Web: www.maitlandgroup.com

Maitland is a global advisory and fund services firm with over $280 billon assets under administration. The company was founded in Luxembourg in 1976 and serves a prestigious base of private, corporate and institutional clients. Specialising in cross-border solutions, it employs over 800 people across 14 offices in 12 countries.

Maitland offers independent third-party fund administration globally across all fund types and investment styles, with a focus on institutional asset managers, pension funds and hedge & private equity funds. It acts as an integrator of best of breed technology to provide integrated front, middle and back-office administration services to clients. Through a unique combination of fund, legal and corporate services, Maitland is able to devise solutions such as its comprehensive FATCA services and its AIFMD compliant Luxembourg management company together with a SIF platform for product construction and innovation.


Services & Software

KNEIP

26/28, rue Edward Steichen
L-2540 Luxembourg
Email: [email protected]
Tel:+352 227 277-1
Offices also in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Lutry (CH) and Paris

As a leading service and software provider to the global investment fund industry, we help our clients meet their regulatory reporting obligations, while enabling them to provide consistent and accurate fund data and documents to regulators, clients, distributors and data vendors.

We work with fund managers and administrators around the world to aggregate, format, and disseminate their fund data and reporting documents. Throughout this entire process, we control, report, and actively follow up on quality and accuracy.

We offer data management, reporting, and dissemination solutions that enable our clients to free up their time and resources, so they can concentrate on their core business.

We help our clients provide consistent and accurate fund data & documents to their distributors and meet their regulatory reporting obligations.

Learn more about us at www.kneip.com.

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Princeton Financial Systems LLC
600 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540
United States

Tel: +1.609.987.2400
Fax: +1.609.987.9320
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.pfs.com

Princeton Financial® Systems (PFS), a State Street company, is a leading provider of investment accounting, investment compliance, data management, performance measurement, and reporting solutions to the global investment industry.

PFS services a worldwide client base, including Allianz Global Investors, BNP Paribas, CACEIS Investor Services, Citi, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, RBS, Société Générale Securities Services, and State Street.

PFS, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, has offices located throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, and Switzerland.

PFS's PAM® family of systems are leading international investment accounting solutions that support the accounting needs of +370 clients around the globe.

MIG21®, PFS’ award-winning investment compliance and risk monitoring solution, optimizes and automates pre-trade and post-trade compliance checking, the administration of regulatory, prospectus, and internal investment guidelines along with the consequent resolution workflows.

LawCards®, an add-on service to MIG21, are predefined rule libraries offering clients the content expertise of all major jurisdictions including the SEC Investment Company Act of 1940, Singapore and Hong Kong investment law, UCITS III and non-UCITS, Sharia compliance, and even substantial shareholding reporting.

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Confluence
50 Gresham Street
London, EC2V 7AY
Tel: +44 (0)207 397 2600
Email: [email protected] 
Web: www.confluence.com

As a global leader in data-driven solutions for efficiency and control, the asset management industry relies on Confluence to solve the industry’s toughest data management, automation and regulatory challenges for managed investments. Innovative and scalable, the Confluence unified platform enables asset managers to consolidate and leverage data across business operations. The platform features solutions to support a wide array of fund types – including UCITS, alternative investments, U.S. ’40 Act mutual funds, and contemporary fund structures such as ETFs. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Confluence serves the international fund industry with key locations in Dublin, London, Luxembourg and San Francisco.

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Fundsquare
35A Boulevard Joseph II
L-1840 Luxembourg
Tel: (+352) 28 370 - 1
Email: [email protected] 
Web: www.fundsquare.net

With a unique combination of services covering investment fund information, order management and regulatory compliance, Fundsquare provides opportunities for all companies active in cross-border fund distribution.

We focus on enabling fund actors to improve and streamline their existing distribution processes, as well as creating greater efficiency and value allocation around the entire fund supply chain.

For fund providers and fund buyers, we offer a flexible and responsive structure to enable operational efficiency for information flows and orders. We provide a proven, industry-standard and scalable platform that is already used by many others and includes services for regulatory reporting, fund registrations, cross-border distribution support and access to a large universe of fund information.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, we work with and for the fund industry through a collaborative and mutualised model.

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Milestone Group

63 Queen Victoria Street,
London EC4N 4UA
Tel: +44 (0)207 429 7800
Web: www.milestonegroup.com.au

Milestone Group provides solutions for global fund managers, retirement savings providers, life companies, fund platforms and their third-party outsourced administration partners. 

Our pControl solutions help organisations to deliver new products to market, business speed and agility, safety of outsourced operations, and low operating cost.  pControl integrates seamlessly with existing core technologies and is trusted by the industry’s leading firms to support their daily NAV production, fund oversight, unit dealing, distribution processing, tax calculations, reporting and the investment administration of DC pension schemes.

Designed for high availability, new product extensibility and improved time to market, pControl supports both outsourced or in-house operations and is used by some of the largest investment brands globally.

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Global Headquarters
601 Merritt 7
3rd Floor Norwalk, CT 06851
United States
Tel: +1.203.810.1000

FactSet helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. For 35 years, financial professionals have relied on FactSet’s streamlined solutions and unmatched client support to get their jobs done, better.

FactSet’s global datasets, powerful analytics, and comprehensive data feeds let users stay ahead of market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance of their equity and fixed income portfolios in the office or on the go.

Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, FactSet conducts operations with over 6,000 employees in 28 global office locations. Learn more at www.factset.com, and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

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