The financial crisis has raised the need for greater understanding of individual investors’ needs. This implies a new relationship between private investors, fund managers and asset servicing providers. Such a relationship can be successful only if the asset servicing industry becomes more client-driven and continues to achieve operational excellence.

To achieve these goals, we help clients with:

  • The review and definition of the business and operational models, particularly in light of changing market infrastructures following Target 2 Securities
  • Custodian benchmarking and selection
  • Securities reference data health check and/or vendor selection and implementation of securities reference data management processes
  • Corporate action processing: rightsizing and re-engineering of the business process model based on current market practices
  • Securities position-keeping and reconciliation solution selection and implementation
  • Collateral management: 360 degree review and process optimization
  • Outsourcing investment operations from asset managers to asset servicing providers
  • Achieving operational excellence in the Asset Servicing value chain related to custody, fund accounting, transfer agency, fund distribution support
  • Aligning organisations in compliance with RDR, AIFMD, DODD FRANK ACT, UCITS V/VI, T2S, CSDR, EMIR, FATCA, BASEL
  • Enabling an optimum fund distribution business model which supports organisations to raise, retain and grow assets in a global market place be they Asset Managers, Asset Servicers or Distributors