Feb 25, 2021

David Abitbol SGSSDavid Abitbol, chief executive of Societe Generale Securities Services, says there’s still plenty that asset servicers can do for fund manager clients to improve their costs base - and like some of his peers, the CEO is looking at dealing desks.

Feb 24, 2021

Citi buildingCustody bank Citi has sought to capitalise on Nordea’s decision to exit the Nordic sub-custody market by striking a deal on referrals.

The agreement means Nordea will advise its existing clients to appoint Citi as its new sub-custodian in the region.

Migrating clients will gain access to Citi’s European Single Legal Vehicle platform via the custodian’s Dublin office.

Jan 28, 2021

BNY Mellon, NykreditNykredit, a Danish financial services firm, has transferred the depositary services for it clients to BNY Mellon.

Jan 18, 2021

securities_financeDonia Rouigueb, head of sales for securities finance and repo at CACEIS, participated in our recent securities finance roundtable. She reflects on whether asset owners are likely to move their sec lending activity in-house and on broader issues, including steps to standardise market practice.

Dec 21, 2020

Charles Schwab UK fineCharles Schwab UK, the broker, has been fined by the UK financial regulator for safeguarding and compliance failures.

Dec 17, 2020

Custody, Axxion, CaceisAxxion, a Luxembourg-based management company, has transferred nine of its alternative investment funds to asset servicing bank Caceis in Germany.

Dec 17, 2020

irish_funds_industryNew Irish funds legislation has been hailed as “game-changing” in its scope to accelerate industry growth and potentially create thousands of jobs by 2025.

Dec 14, 2020

digital assets custody, asset servicingConflicting rules surrounding custody of digital assets is hindering major French service providers from positioning themselves in the market.

Dec 09, 2020

CryptocurrenciesGlobal asset servicer Northern Trust has sought to capitalise on the growing demand for crypto currency services by launching a digital custody service aimed at institutional investors.

Dec 07, 2020

jpmorgan_finland_pensionJP Morgan has been mandated as custodian for a large portion of Finland’s government pension fund Ver in what has been hailed as a “significant” deal for the region.