Claire Johnson is reportedly joining RBC Investor Services as CEO. She will replace Francis Jackson, who is stepping down from the role following the sale of its remaining international businesses to CACEIS. Johnson is currently president of TSX Trust, part of the TMX Group, and previously spent more than 20 years at CIBC Mellon.
Northern Trust is working with Frost Consulting, an independent consultant, to examine the challenges for MiFID II in scope managers who may face potential difficulties paying U.S.-based bank research providers which have not registered as RIAs, or are unable or unwilling to accept hard dollar payments at their European office(s) for global research services. The…
JTC, the C.I.-based professional services firm, has added two managers to its funds team in Jersey. Will Turner and Ben Durbano specialise in real estate and private equity respectively and join Ashley Vardon, senior director – fund services, who was appointed earlier this year. Turner was previously at Crestbridge, whilst Durbano joins from Sanne.
Further exits from HSBC’s securities services business, following the senior management changes implemented earlier this year. After Ronnie Griffin – widely regarded as one of the best trust and depositary managers in Europe – left earlier this year, it is understood that CP Yap, who was appointed head of fund services at the end of…
BNP Paribas has been appointed by UniSuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, to provide triparty collateral management services for its global trading activity. This expands the existing relationship between UniSuper and BNP Paribas, which includes custody services in Australia.
Urban Logistics REIT plc has appointed IQ-EQ to provide regulatory and compliance services in the UK. Urban Logistics REIT plc invests in properties across the UK.
Apex has appointed Stephen Geddes as regional head – UK. He joined Apex in London following the acquisition of Mainspring Fund Services.
IDR, the onboarding specialist for private markets, has appointed Robin Silverthorne as tax services director. He joins from NatWest. IDR provides a tax solution with a universally compliant single access token. Investors authenticate once through one platform.
U.S. Bank has appointed Kai Sakstrup as chief product officer for its Wealth, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (WCIB) division. Sakstrup previously served as chief strategy officer for U.S. Bank for more than six years. He joined U.S. Bank in 2015 as senior vice president of corporate strategy. He replaces Christine Waldron, who recently joined…
Neal Chansky has joined SS&C as head of the registered funds business, based in the U.S. Chansky was most recently global head of consultant relations at BNY Mellon, and previously spent 10 years at State Street.