Administration

Administrative functions underpin the success of fund groups operations, with a requirement to constantly review, monitor and adjust to market and internal demands. Here we provide the latest views from leading operators in administrative roles on asset servicing, technology, data, compliance, and strategy.

How fund operators can find the perfect blend of in-house vs outsourced

Michael Bernth Nielsen, Chief Operating Officer at Capital Four, explains how to avoid the pitfalls of outsourcing and how to perfect the balance o...

COO view: How to choose the right solutions and onboard them successfully

Chris Taylor, Chief Operations Officer, CG Asset Management, explores how fund operators can choose between many best of breed solutions vs. all in...

Can fund operators prove ESG credentials with passive fund management?

Mark Gillan, Head of Product, AJ Bell, explains passive vs active fund management and the challenges and opportunities that the former brings to th...

Trustee view: the fund management industry must adopt global standards for ESG definition and measurement.

Laurence Julius, Independent Trustee, explores how fund operators can better support pension fund trustees when it co...

Specialist vs generalist in fund operations

George Antonak, President, Thrift Financial, explains why diversified fund management can be more effective than specialised for big and small companies.

How standardisation can help fund operators with custodians

Chris Dobson, Middle Office Manager, IMPAX AM, explains the need for standardisation with large numbers of custodians and legacy clients, and how t...

The greatest challenges facing legal departments, and how to overcome them

Antoine Sineau, Chief Compliance Officer, Nordea Investment Funds SA, discusses the role digitisation could play in overcoming legal challenges and...

How an EOT set-up could work for fund operators

Chris Taylor, Chief Operations Officer, at CG Asset Management explains why employee ownership trusts (EOT) build a stronger business in the long term.

COO view: Why cryptocurrency adoption is inevitable for asset managers

Nic Basson, Chief Operating Officer at Old Street Digital, explores how fund operators should be thinking about cryptocurrency and the regulatory a...
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