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Network Manager, London/Amsterdam 6 month contract (653)

Our client, a leading pan-European Clearing House, is looking for an experienced network manager with a minimum of five years' Network Management experience in a Tier 1 or 2 bank, ideally with knowledge of CCPs and clearing. Their role will be to have responsibility for overseeing all relationships with CSDs. settlement agents and liquidity providers to ensure all daily issues are resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner. The role requires excellent organisational, networking and soft skills with communication being a key skillset, as well as an ability to meet deadlines related to due diligence reviews / mandatory market changes etc. This is a six month [...]

2020-11-10T12:23:42+00:00November 10th, 2020|0 Comments

German Speaking B2B Fund Service Platform Sales Manager, Luxembourg (652)

Our client, a B2B Fund Service Platform is looking for a new business/sales manager to join their team. Key responsibilities identify potential new clients and promote our client through direct communication in face to face meetings, video conferences and emails create and maintain a portfolio of business leads co-ordinate marketing activities and develop new distribution / sales channels negotiate to close deals and report on the status of all leads and prospects attend and represent the company at industry events and conferences The ideal candidate will hold a degree in Economics / Finance or Business Administration have a minimum of 3/4 [...]

2020-11-23T09:21:31+00:00November 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Business Development Director, Fund Administration & Investor Services – London, Luxembourg and the U.S. (644/5/6)

Our client, a major Global Fund Administrator, is looking for a Business Development Director in 3 of its locations – London, Luxembourg and New York. The successful candidate will be tasked with identifying and winning Fund Solution mandates – inc. Fund Administration, Investor Services, and Platform Solutions – from a variety of client types, but primarily asset managers. The preferred candidate must have: fund administration experience (ideally in a Business Development capacity), a CFO/COO and key intermediary network, senior contacts, and contacts with legal and accountancy practices.  Above all the candidate must have a proven track record of building a significant [...]

2020-11-23T09:22:46+00:00October 29th, 2020|0 Comments

The Only Way is Up (eventually, and not for all of us).

Let’s face it, the outlook isn’t pretty; it appears that a collective madness has descended upon governments around the world, with a growing belief that the cure is far worse than the virus itself. The significant economic costs being incurred will mean that for decades to come, Generations Y and Z will be paying the price of Generation X, thus bucking the historic trend for each generation to be wealthier than the previous one.

2020-10-29T06:29:21+00:00October 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Launch of The Securities Services Advisory Group (TSSAG)

The Securities Services Advisory Group (TSSAG), headquartered in the UK, has been formed as a member-based trade association, effective August 2020. It is a network of independent firms around the world, distinguished in their areas of practice, deep knowledge and proven local and global expertise in the Securities Services Industry.

2020-08-05T08:21:15+00:00August 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Launch of The Securities Services Advisory Group (TSSAG)

Chapman’s Eye on The World

As I write this piece the world remains in as febrile a condition as I have ever seen it, with fires – literally – burning on multiple fronts in the West and East. Whilst we appear to be coming through the first stage of the medical (coronavirus) challenge, race issues have again risen to the fore in the US - replicated to a thankfully lesser extent in the UK - and tension is continuing to rise in Hong Kong given the inexorable encroachment of Chinese influence on the territory.

2020-06-08T14:27:46+00:00June 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Chapman’s Eye on The World

South Africa – Time to Shine

South Africa’s asset servicing industry has become an established market in the last 20 to 30 years, but industry experts say that there is still space to grow

2020-05-29T11:41:25+00:00May 29th, 2020|Comments Off on South Africa – Time to Shine

State of Independence

Post Woodford both regulators and consumers are pushing for more clarity around the actions and behaviours of authorised corporate directors and the relationship between individual funds and fund platforms.   The debate about the desirability and effectiveness of ACDs external to fund management companies (think Link and Woodword) compared to internal ACDs (think the majority of the fund industry in the UK) may have some way to run. As regards ACDs within fund management houses, the current mood music suggests that the concern and pressure for Chairs on fund boards to be Non-Executive is growing, in line with the fact that the PRA [...]

2020-05-04T11:41:56+00:00May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on State of Independence

Quantative Risk Analyst, London 625

Our client, a London based asset manager is looking for a Quantitative Risk Analyst with at least 3 years’ experience in a quantative risk role to join their Performance and Portfolio Risk Team. The Team’s purpose is 2nd line of defence providing: Assurances to key stakeholders that investment activities are performed in a robust risk-controlled environment Performance & risk analysis Management Information on the Portfolio performance and risk outcomes The  successful candidate will have primary responsibility over model risk / model validation (VaR, Pricing tools, stress-testing etc..) and risk factors analysis.

2020-04-01T08:12:36+00:00April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Quantative Risk Analyst, London 625

Business Development/Sales Director (Investment Managers, Insurers & Asset Owners) 617

Our client, a major Global Custodian, is looking for an experienced Sales Director to evaluate and pursue new business opportunities and client prospects within the asset manager, insurance and asset owner segments. Based in London, the role involves working with the appropriate functions to develop and market new products, services, solutions and thought leadership concepts as well as independently developing leads and initiating contact with prospects. The ideal candidate will have extensive Financial Services experience with significant industry knowledge and experience working with Investment Managers, Insurers and Asset Owners in EMEA. Prior experience in a related customer-facing role, Sales Support, Global Capital Markets or Product Management [...]

2020-02-06T18:22:13+00:00February 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Business Development/Sales Director (Investment Managers, Insurers & Asset Owners) 617