Asset servicing

Asset owners mull tightening control  on trade execution

Asset owners mull tightening control on trade execution

Asset owners are paying a lot more attention to where their money managers execute trades — decisions that have generally been left to the discretion of the managers — and some are...

August 18, 2014
No summer lull in transition management

No summer lull in transition management

July – a normally quiet month in transition management – was anything but this year.

August 14, 2014 | 10:03 am

Concord Contributory issues call for custodian

Concord (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for a custodian.

August 13, 2014 | 03:10 pm

J.P. Morgan promotes new head of global custody

Chris Rowland was named global head of custody for J.P. Morgan Chase's custody and fund services business, effective immediately, said a memo to company staff.

August 12, 2014 | 05:20 pm

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police seeks actuarial auditor

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System issued an RFP for an actuarial audit services firm.

August 07, 2014 | 03:41 pm

Texas Prepaid changes provider for 3 plans

Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board hired NorthStar Financial Services Group as service provider for its $413 million Texas Tuition Promise Fund, $252 million Texas College...

August 06, 2014 | 02:37 pm

Longmont, Colo., switches bundled provider for 401(a) plan

Longmont, Colo., hired Great-West Retirement Services as bundled provider for the city's $65 million 401(a) plan.

August 06, 2014 | 02:17 pm

New York State Deferred Comp issues call for custodian

New York State Deferred Compensation Plan is searching for a custodian/trustee.

August 06, 2014 | 02:21 pm

Transition management transactions soar in July — Harbor Analytics

July saw a boom in transition management, based on Harbor Analytics data, with 31 transactions accounting for 27% of total transitions for the first seven months of the year.

August 06, 2014 | 01:10 pm

Evercore acquires ISI, remaining 40% of its equities business

Evercore Partners agreed to acquire International Strategy and Investment Group, a research and trading business.

August 04, 2014 | 02:35 pm

Markets, new business boost banks’ asset-servicing revenue

Higher market values and increased mandates were cited by the largest publicly traded banks for the rise in assets under custody and in asset servicing revenues in the second quarter, according to...

August 04, 2014
Firms turning to overlays for transition management

Firms turning to overlays for transition management

The changing landscape in transition management and the desire for increased returns on cash have generated new interest in a longtime offering — overlays. The changing landscape in transition ...

August 04, 2014

BNP Paribas acquires Credit Suisse’s hedge fund admin business

BNP Paribas Securities Services has acquired Credit Suisse Prime Fund Services, a fund administration business for hedge funds and hedge funds of funds, said Jonathan Taylor, BNP Paribas spokesman.

August 01, 2014 | 01:02 pm

Tennessee Consolidated goes with State Street for custody

Tennessee Department of the Treasury hired State Street Bank as custodian of the $40 billion Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System.

July 30, 2014 | 02:48 pm

Asset owners could account for 25% of global ETF usage within 5 years — iShares strategist

Asset owners could account for a quarter of exchange-traded fund usage globally in five years, a potentially giant leap from as low as 5% now, according to a senior executive with BlackRock Inc.'s...

July 30, 2014 | 09:23 am