Category: NTRS

Northern Trust and Saphyre have automated the account opening process for clients of Northern Trust’s investment operations outsourcing business. The two firms collaborated on the solution, which provides a dynamic middle-office function to increase transparency and efficiency for events including account setup, account maintenance and asset transfer requests.

Northern Trust has hired Alvin Chia as head of digital assets innovation for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Chia is responsible for delivering innovations aligned to Northern Trust’s digital asset strategy to clients across the Asia-Pacific region. Chia reports to Justin Chapman, global head of digital assets and financial markets. Chia was most recently the…

Local media reports in Australia suggest that the AUD230bn (USD148bn) Australian Retirement Trust has consolidated custody and administration with State Street. ART was formed following the merger of QSuper and Sunsuper. QSuper, the larger of the two funds, had previously used Northern Trust, whilst State Street serviced Sunsuper.

Northern Trust has been appointed by Polar Capital to provide global custody, depositary, transfer agency, fund accounting and currency management services to the Melchior Selected Trust. Domiciled in Luxembourg, Polar Capital’s Melchior Selected Trust was launched in 2010 and is comprised of the Melchior Absolute Return Fund, European Opportunities Fund and Global Equity Fund. All…