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  • Sub-custody guide 2016

    Handbook of market trends and survey of sub-custodian performance in every major market.

  • Serious sales

    How improving relationship management wins mandates.

  • Middle East roundtable

    Liberalisation of the Saudi stock exchange was the big regional event of 2015. And the next big thing will be Saudi’s accession to the MSCI EM Index. But while Saudi grabs the investment headlines, there has also been significant change across the whole Middle East – creating some surprising investment opportunities and markets. James Gavin discusses the Saudi ripple effect, best practice, new products, asset sectors and markets, with some of the leading names across the Middle East investment spectrum

  • 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

Thought Leaders

MTS Repo: Productivity and Profitability Opportunities

Tim Martins, Product Manager for Money Markets and Derivatives at MTS, explains...

IHS Markit: Securities Finance Outlook

Kabin George, director, securities finance product management at IHS Markit...

Standard Bank eyes bright future for African funds

Charl Bruyns, head of investor services at Standard Bank Group

HSBC: Step change in Saudi Arabia

Osman Raie, Managing Director and Senior Advisor - Saudi Equities

JP Morgan: Securities lending growth across the Middle East and North Africa

By Dan Rudd, executive director, JP Morgan

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