Soc Gen Unveils Buy-Side Outsourcing Service

A view of the City of London
Société Générale Securities Services has unveiled a London-based outsourcing service aimed at the country's investment management industry.

According to SSGS, asset managers are looking to outsource operational functions, leverage providers to reduce the costs associated with maintaining their back-office systems, and develop web functionalities ─ all in order to remain competitive. In response, SGSS has developed a front-to-back office wealth management offering in the UK to provide a best-of-breed portfolio management platform in partnership with JHC, the London-based provider of technology and services to the local investment management and stockbroking community.

The modular suite of services covers the following areas: 
• Integrated execution services and liquidity support
• Middle back-office services
• Segregated portfolio processing
• Master books and record 
• Multi-product clearing and settlement processing
• Global settlement and local custody with multi-currency capabilities
• Fund administration services

Additional services include: foreign-exchange (FX) services; liquidity and securities lending; asset servicing and reporting services; and risk and regulatory reporting.

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