asset servicing

May 18, 2022

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The consolidation of the management company (ManCo) sector continues following Apex Group’s acquisition of the ManCo business of fellow investor services firm Maitland.

May 12, 2022

ComplianceAsset servicer Northern Trust has contracted Dublin-based fintech Fenergo to help with its client onboarding process.

May 10, 2022

Data linesJP Morgan Securities Service has rolled out a data management platform aimed at institutional investors.

May 04, 2022

AcquisitionFund services group IQ-EQ has completed its purchase of Ireland’s Davy Global Fund Management after securing the approval of the Irish central bank.

Apr 27, 2022

CommerzbankGermany's Commerzbank has become the latest institution to enter the digital; asset servicing market after a spokesperson revealed the bank has applied for a local crypto licence.

Apr 27, 2022

Jacolene OttoSpecialist fund administrator Maitland has appointed Jacolene Otto as head of fund services for Luxembourg.

Apr 20, 2022

AcquisitionGermany-based fund services group Universal Investment Group is set to acquire Luxembourg’s European Fund Administration (EFA). 

Apr 20, 2022

Societe Generale headquartersFrench bank Societe Generale has implemented artificial intelligence (AI) platform Saphyre to help improve its onboarding process.

Apr 13, 2022

HiredDigital asset servicing firm Copper has raided Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) in a bid to set up a prime brokerage business.

Apr 13, 2022

Blockchain technologyBNP Paribas Securities Services has provided the custody for a proof of concept (PoC) that involved mutual fund transfers on a blockchain-based platform provided by German startup Fundsonchain.

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