fund administration

Investment Strategy

NAB’s Watson says local strength attracts clients

Leigh Watson, executive general manager for asset servicing at National Australia Bank, is filling a page with doodles with his employer at the centre. Watson, head down, drawing neat boxes on the paper in front of him, rejects suggestions Australia’s biggest custodian is losing its grip on its customers following decisions by QSuper and SunSuper […]
Investment Strategy

Martin Carpenter confident in his Citi custody team

Citigroup Inc.’s Martin Carpenter’s well cut suit, choice of shirt and necktie are sending a signal. Australia’s fifth-biggest custodian is dressed up and ready to challenge rivals. Carpenter, managing director of securities and fund services, global transactions services, says Citigroup will be at the forefront of competing for custody mandates from the biggest Australian funds […]