Aubrey Capital Management hires RBC Dexia to service Australian domiciled

SYDNEY, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services today announced that it has been appointed by Aubrey Capital Management, the specialist investment management group, to provide a full range of investor services to its Australian domiciled funds. Existing RBC Dexia client Treasury Group (TRG) acquired an equity stake in Aubrey Capital Management in 2009. Treasury Group partners with boutique fund managers like Aubrey Capital Management in developing their businesses through business administration, governance, risk and compliance services, marketing and distribution.

Barry McCorkell, CEO at Aubrey Capital Management, said: "We are delighted to be working with such a seasoned service provider as RBC Dexia, a company with the experience that closely matches the needs of our firm. The performance and attribution expertise offered by RBC Dexia is of particular importance, and allows us to provide consultants and prospective clients with the highest level of data. RBC Dexia is already helping us in a highly efficient manner with our UK registered UCITS 3 OEIC and we look forward to forging a broader and stronger partnership through the new Fund."

RBC Dexia has been charged with providing global custody, investment accounting, transfer agency, mandate compliance and performance and attribution functions across Aubrey Capital Management's Australian-based funds. RBC Dexia specialises in providing a full service offering to clients such as Aubrey Capital Management, with this latest win adding to RBC Dexia's growing client base in the region.

"RBC Dexia operates a partner-driven approach to client management, a key differentiator for Aubrey Capital Management during the selection process," said David Travers, Managing Director at RBC Dexia. "Aubrey recognized the partnership we have with Treasury Group and our open and active approach along with a deep understanding of Aubrey's investment management business puts us in a great starting position as we embark on this relationship."

RBC Dexia Investor Services recently received top scores in seven key categories in the 2010 Global Investor Global Custody Survey, including No.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 one service 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, it is independent and owner operated with all of its shareholders actively involved in managing 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 5,400 professionals in 16 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 2.4 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.

SOURCE RBC Investor & Treasury Services

For further information: For further information: Tracey Dawes-Lucas, Sydney, +(612) 8262 5011:; Jason Graham, Toronto, +1 (416) 955 5800;

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