Custody

Jun 25, 2019

Brown Brothers Harriman & CoUS investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH) is to act as custodian and administrator for what has been called the “first actively managed” exchange-traded fund (ETF) domiciled in Hong Kong.

Apr 23, 2019

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved membership applications for Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Tunisia and Uruguay, bringing the total membership to 97.

Apr 23, 2019

State Street Corporation has hired Francisco Aristeguieta as the chief executive officer for its international business.

Apr 23, 2019

Northern Trust has hired Conlon Chen as the head of operations for its global fund services business in Asia.

Jan 22, 2019

Mostapha Tahiri has been unveiled as the next head of Asia Pacific for BNP Paribas Securities Services, effective from February 1, 2019.

Jan 15, 2019

Asia-PacificState Street Corporation has named Ian Martin as the head of Asia-Pacific alongside his current role as head of global services in the region.

Nov 27, 2018

SeoulSouth Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) has awarded four local asset managers with a total mandate of 800 billion won ($708 million) to invest in real estate and renewable energy.

Oct 30, 2018

Standard-Chartered-Bank-Hong_KongStandard Chartered Bank has been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission – which the firm claims is a first for an overseas bank.

Oct 16, 2018

Kangaroo_warning_signMelbourne-based Warakirri Asset Management has hired Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Investor & Treasury Services to conduct its core custody, fund administration, registry and risk and investment analytics.

Oct 02, 2018

OutsourcingThe National Pension Service (NPS) of Korea has chosen State Street to provide back and middle-office outsourcing services.

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