Category: Mandates

Railpen, the fiduciary and investment manager of the UK railways’ pension schemes, has appointed BNY Mellon to provide a cloud-based data platform that aims to simplify its data architecture and support the resilience of its operating model. The platform will deliver greater insights from Railpen’s proprietary data for investment reporting and analytics. Railpen is responsible…

Entrust Evergreen Partners has appointed Apex to provide fund administration services and has announced the launch of its inaugural pan-Asia publicly listed equities fund. EEP is an independent investment firm operating out of Hong Kong.

Citi has been appointed by Global X ETFs, part of Mirae Asset Financial Group, to service Hong Kong’s first covered call ETFs. Mirae manages assets of >USD535bn and has over 575 ETFs globally with USD109bn AuM. Global X ETFs has launched the Global X HSI Components Covered Call Active ETF and Global X HSCEI Components…

ETC Group has appointed Zodia Custody to support its latest ETP listed on Deutsche Börse XETRA, the ETC Group Ethereum Staking ETP, a total return exchange-traded product that tracks the Compass Ethereum Total Return Monthly Index. The ETP is fully backed by the underlying digital assets, and counterparty risk is negated through an independent trustee.…

Northern Trust has selected FINBOURNE Technology, the UK-based fintech, to provide valuations and reporting capabilities for its enterprise global technology. Northern Trust will leverage FINBOURNE’s cloud-native financial data management solution, LUSID, and data virtualisation engine, Luminesce, to modernise its valuations and reporting functions and provide enhanced service delivery to clients.

Chenavari Asset Management has appointed BNP Paribas to provide private capital services for its newly launched Real Estate Decarbonisation Fund. BNP Paribas will provide depositary, registrar, accounting manager and middle office services. The bank will also provide digital reporting capabilities through its CapLink Private platform.

SimCorp, the Deutsche Börse-owned investment management fintech, has been appointed by BPCE Insurance as its new investment accounting platform. France-based BPCE Insurance, with EUR87bn AuM, is the insurance subsidiary of Groupe BPCE. The decision to partner with SimCorp is a result of BPCE Group’s strategic initiative to overhaul its operating model by re-internalising its investment…

LGPS Central, which manages GBP56bn (USD71bn) on behalf of eight UK local government pension schemes, has appointed State Street as provider of fund administration services for its private markets investments. State Street will initially support 13 funds managed by a combination of LGPS Central and its third-party managers with fund administration, registration services, investor services…