Global Head of Trustee and Fiduciary Services
Tel +44 (0)20 7500 8021
Head of Regulatory Services
Trustee & Fiduciary Services
Tel +44 (0)20 7508 0178
Head of UK Trustee & Fiduciary Services
Tel +44 (0) 20 7508 3652
Established in 1987, our global Depositary business services a broad range of funds and clients including hedge funds, investment trusts, private equity, property and multi asset portfolios trading financial instruments and derivatives with a broad geographic coverage.
We provide Depositary services to over 100 clients globally, managing 1,735 portfolios with AUF of US$671bn. We have seen accelerated expansion of late in both our EMEA and Asia Pacific businesses. In EMEA we have established offices in the Netherlands, Sweden and Hungary to add to our existing core EMEA footprint in UK, Ireland and Luxembourg, whilst in Asia Pacific we have won significant global asset management business in Hong Kong and Singapore. Our business combines knowledgeable and experienced regulatory experts with an independent service suited to meeting our clients’ strategic objectives and operational requirements. Our qualifications, depth of expertise and proven track record demonstrate why we are a valued partner, proving support in the current challenging business environment imposed by extensive regulatory and political change.
We are an active industry participant at the forefront of legal and regulatory developments. We work with regulators in Europe including, the Financial Conduct Authority, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Central Bank of Ireland and with the European Commission (“EC”), the European Securities and Markets Authority (“ESMA”) together with industry trade groups.
We offer full industry leading regulatory support including regulatory updates and commentary. We work with our clients to understand the requirements of each regulatory proposal as it evolves and we provide thought leadership via detailed publications, seminars, webinars and client round tables. We participate in industry best practice initiatives and respond to regulatory consultations. Our market differentiators can be summarized as a business partner that offers a strong relationship model, a high quality regulatory change service, investor asset protection and compliance in the form of a robust oversight model, independence and financial strength.