SYDNEY, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services today announced that it has been appointed by Aubrey Capital Management, the Edinburgh based investment management group, who have a specialisation in global conviction investment funds, to be the trustee and to provide global custody, fund administration, foreign exchange and transfer agency services for two UCITS funds to be serviced out of Dublin.
"RBC Dexia helped us launch our Australian domiciled fund earlier this year and their subsequent service and support continues to impress us," said Barry McCorkell, CEO at Aubrey Capital Management. "Their significant investment in distribution support and expertise in setting up and servicing UCITS structures, combined with the client service excellence they have already proven, made this appointment the natural choice."
Existing RBC Dexia client, Treasury Group (TRG) acquired an equity stake in Aubrey Capital Management in late 2009. Treasury Group partners with boutique fund managers like Aubrey Capital Management in developing their businesses through marketing and distribution, governance, risk and compliance services and business administration.
"RBC Dexia's on-the-ground support in Dublin during the set up of Aubrey's UCITS funds was instrumental to our appointment," said David Travers, Managing Director at RBC Dexia. "Having a strong relationship with Treasury Group and working with Aubrey on their Australian domiciled fund gave us a clear understanding of their unique requirements and their business goals."
RBC Dexia Investor Services recently received top scores in seven key categories in the 2010 Global Investor Global Custody Survey, including #1 overall for the Americas and EMEA. RBC Dexia also excelled in the annual R&M Consultants Global Custody Survey, and was ranked the number on eservice provider by fund managers and number one for Europe in Global Custodian's 2009 Global Custody Survey. RBC Dexia was also named Global Custody: Client Relationship Manager of the Year in ICFA's 2009 Global Awards.
About Aubrey Capital Management
Aubrey Capital Management incorporated in Edinburgh, Scotland is a specialist investment manager with a particular focus on global growth stocks. Founded in 2006, all of Aubrey's key investment staff are equity shareholders and are actively involved in the management of the business. The investment team have over 90 years combined experience in researching and managing global client portfolios. Investors can access Aubrey via the Australian domiciled fund, UCITS III OEIC, or by segregated mandate.
About RBC Dexia Investor Services
RBC Dexia Investor Services offers a complete range of investor services to institutions worldwide. Our unique offshore and onshore solutions, combined with the expertise of our 5,300 professionals in 15 markets, help clients grow their business and sustain enhanced performance through efficiency improvements and robust risk management practices.
Equally owned by RBC and Dexia, the company ranks among the world's top 10 global custodians with USD 2.7 trillion in client assets under administration.
RBC Dexia Investor Services Limited is a holding company that provides strategic direction and management oversight to its affiliates, including RBC Dexia Investor Services Bank S.A., a credit institution licensed in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier and the Ministry of Finance. All are licensed users of the RBC trademark (a registered trademark of Royal Bank of Canada) and Dexia trademark (a registered mark of Dexia Crédit Local) and conduct their global custody and investment administration business under the RBC Dexia Investor Services brand name.
For further information: For further information: