Operations

The Culture is as important as the return

You get a certain vibe when you enter a place. Whether it's a shop, a bar, restaurant, a dentist's office, a friend’s home or an investment manager – each offers a unique atmosphere that usually hits you the minute you walk through the door.

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2016

Investors: catch their style drift?

It’s no secret that investors want a well-diversified portfolio that produces consistent returns through all kinds of market cycles and fits within a mandated or expected risk profile and parameters.

Posted on: 29 Mar, 2016

Investment management due diligence association opens for business

Due diligence is one of the fastest growing challenges in investment management. Investors are performing due diligence on fund managers who in turn are performing due diligence on their prime brokers, custodian and distributors.

Posted on: 15 Mar, 2016

T2S promises fund settlement revolution

TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the single securities settlement system for Europe built and operated by the European Central Bank (ECB), is live.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

Why HSBC dared to extend its sub-custody network to the United States

HSBC has added the United States to its network of markets in which the bank clears and custodies the assets of its clients directly. HSBC has done all this, with varying degrees of difficulty, in dozens of markets around the world.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

Sir David Walker joins SETL as chairman

SETL, the UK based institutional payment and settlement infrastructure based on blockchain technology, has today announced the appointment of Sir David Walker as chairman.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2015

Crestbridge receives Jersey ‘ManCo’ licence

Crestbridge in Jersey has been approved by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) to provide Management Company (ManCo) solutions to Jersey funds.

Posted on: 18 Nov, 2015

MiFID II greatest regulatory strategy issue for EU fund managers

Out of all the European regulations to affect strategy, MiFID II is expected to be the biggest priority for investment managers, with MiFID II investment research rules being highlighted as a key strategic challenge in a survey conducted by Deloit

Posted on: 26 Oct, 2015

A COO in search of a serious operational challenge

George Hartigan is global head of project management at GoldenTree Asset Management. Most operational leaders would be more than happy with that. But George Hartigan wants to get back into operations.

Posted on: 04 Aug, 2015
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Guernsey Fund Forum 2015: Key Points

The 2015 Guernsey Fund Forum took place in London on 14 May - here is a summary of the key points from the conference.

Posted on: 15 May, 2015
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