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  • State Street: The hidden costs of T-1 trading

    Trading at an implementation shortfall benchmark – and using transition managers that are also asset managers. How do these approaches affect the performance of a restructuring exercise and are there potential conflicts when exercising discretion for clients on both sides of the crossing process? By John Minderides, pictured, Head of Portfolio Solutions Group, EMEA, State Street

  • De-Lux modelling

    De-Lux modelling Luxembourg is small – and to survive it has had to innovate. That continues in its asset management business which is rolling out the red carpet to new Ucits products and new clients that are shaping the future distribution and technological landscape

  • Commerzbank: Collateral management: the tool of the trade

    Once a low-level back-office function, collateral management is the musthave tool for derivatives. By Rob Scott, head of custody and collateral solutions, Commerzbank Corporates & Markets

  • HSBC: Next-generation data management

    Better capture and processing of data has become an essential frontier in the industry-wide battle to reduce costs. Global Investor/ISF asks Clive Triance, HSBC global head of sales and business development banks and broker dealers, and Ryan Cuthbertson, head of product, direct custody and clearing, about the key drivers to this fast-evolving sector

  • Nomura: Are you maximising the value of your portfolio?

    Although the more traditional securities lending revenue streams are declining, many institutions are still looking for alternative sources of return from their portfolios to improve overall fund performance. Phil Morgan, pictured, head of prime finance sales, Emea, at Nomura, and some key market participants, discuss what is driving market change and new emerging revenue streams

  • ICBC Standard Bank: Repo – but not as we knew it

    Although market appetite for repo is growing, new regulation has made the major banks more reluctant to provide the product. This has created an opportunity for new entrants which could spawn healthier competition, a reduction in costs to the end user and a less concentrated risk profile throughout the market. By Iain Colquhoun, global head of repo marketing, ICBC Standard Bank

  • BNY Mellon: Being Dominick Falco

    Tasked with finding segregation and collateral solutions that are economically viable while meeting new regulations across multiple regions - all without the final rules set in stone – what does Dominick Falco, BNY Mellon’s new global head of segregation, have planned?

  • What is asset management?

  • Ares Management and Kayne Anderson to form Ares Kayne Management

    Ares Management has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors to create Ares Kayne Management.

  • Natixis: Meet the team

    The team involved in designing and adapting the Natixis range of synthetic delta one investment solutions across a broad universe of assets discuss the benefits of their approach

  • HSBC: The march of the new

    HSBC sets out how investors are responding to liberalisation initiatives in three key emerging markets: Saudi Arabia, China and India Bring us up to date with the progress towards allowing foreign investors in Saudi Arabia.

  • Northern Trust wins Australian fund mandate

    The global custodian will provide custody, fund administration, taxation and associated services for QIC's Australian fund products

  • Natixis: Nimble and global

    Natixis has structured its equity finance business so that its strategy and services meet its clients’ needs in a rapidly changing regulatory environment

  • RBC completes RMB payment on Canadian hub

    RBC completes first cross-border RMB payment on new Canadian Renminbi trading hub

  • Mizuho Bank: Growth from good governance

    Akira Majima, General Manager, Settlement and Clearing Services Division, Mizuho Bank says the complyor- explain approach to regulation will promote Japanese growth

  • Commerzbank: Future comes into view

    Rob Scott, Head of Custody and Collateral Solutions, Commerzbank, says a new business model is emerging to manage the impacts of the multitude of new regulations

  • BNP Paribas SS: The network effect

    Philippe Ruault, Head of Clearing, Settlement and Custody Solutions, BNP Paribas Securities Services, talks about global growth and how T2S is changing local custody in Europe

  • Rasmala Egypt Asset Management: Emerging evaluation

    Ahmed Abou El-Saad, Chairman of Rasmala Egypt Asset Management, says that fundamental analysis is essential to navigate risk in emerging markets

  • Misys: Navigating uncertain waters

    Flexibility and transparency are the two most important factors for investment managers to employ to navigate the current wave of economic and political uncertainty, writes Misys’ Jay Mukhey

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