rohan Singh

Administration

Northern Trust offers operational alpha

Operational alpha is a major means of providing custody service and enabling businesses, said Rohan Singh, managing director of Northern Trust in Australia. Northern Trust’s technological platforms covering unit pricing, accounting and Australian tax, are citied by Singh, as very attractive features to institutional investors. “We provide what some have termed operational alpha,” Singh said. […]
Investment Strategy

The custodian of the future is already here

In the so-called Year of Big Data, the “custodian of the future” is already here and working in the Australian market, according to Northern Trust country head, Rohan Singh. Singh, whose firm has $140 billion under custody and administration across Australasia, says that custody has already changed from a commodity to a value-added service, and […]
Investment Strategy

Magellan goes with Northern Trust

Listed-fund manager Magellan Asset Management has cited experience with Ireland’s Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) framework as a key reason in the appointment of Northern Trust as its new custodian. Northern Trust was appointed after a competitive process, replacing former custodian Merrill Lynch. Magellan, which has around US$6.7 billion in funds under […]
Investment Strategy

Northern Trust bolsters team in “key market”

Northern Trust has announced ambitious plans to build its asset servicing business in Australia, with a significant increase in assets and the addition of new staff in its Melbourne office.   The custodian expects future growth in master custody and middle-office services for superannuation funds, investment managers, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds.   Christopher […]
Investment Strategy

Northern Trust leverages Future Fund expertise

In 1993 Northern Trust’s Steven Fradkin was looking for office space in Sydney. He liked the potential growth of Australia’s mandated-pension-fund market, but wasn’t certain that custodians could meet the demands of Australian tax and foreign investment-fund reporting in a quality way. “The market has always been attractive,” says Fradkin. “It is a more complex […]