fund administration

Feb 15, 2013

Stage... and although fund platforms should help ETF providers grow their business in the UK retail market, Nicholas Pratt finds there are still operational issues.

Jan 08, 2013

FlagsEuropean ETFs are regaining momentum though more investor focus on administration is likely, says Liam Butler, of Northern Trust.

Jan 08, 2013

MakeupNicholas Pratt looks at the role asset services can play to help struggling exchange-traded funds reach sufficient liquidity.

Dec 18, 2012

WindmillCompetition between fund domiciles is intensifying as the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive approaches and hedge fund administrators are upping their game. The Netherlands has emerged as a challenger for alternative investment business, writes Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Dec 18, 2012

HorsesLuxembourg's hedge fund administrators are preparing for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Nicholas Pratt finds asset servicers do not mind that Luxembourg was not the first to implement the regulations.

Nov 12, 2012

Handshake 3Man Group, a London-listed hedge fund, has handed Citi a servicing brief for its Luxembourg-based Sicav fund.

Oct 29, 2012

Signing dealSwiss Life Asset Management has awarded Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) with a securities services brief for funds holding €5.5 billion of assets.

Sep 07, 2012

Mexican blanketCiti's Banamex unit has expanded its custody and fund administration services to pension fund management companies in Mexico.

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Aug 31, 2012

Panning-for-goldNew regulation will substantially alter the landscape for service providers to alternative investment funds, especially depositories, say Michael Hornsby and Andreia Camara, of Ernst & Young, Luxembourg.