TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - International Financial Data Services (IFDS) Canada recently won "Client Relationship Manager of the Year" for 2012 at the annual Custody Risk Americas Awards. These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements for custodians, fund administrators and service providers in both North and South America.
"Our clients are at the center of everything we do and with their input we have made enhancements to our operations, our product and service solutions, and in our service delivery," said Debralee G. Goldberg, President and CEO, International Financial Data Services. "We have aligned our organization to more effectively interact with our clients and support their business objectives."
"We are very proud to have won the award for Client Relationship Manager of the Year", continued Goldberg, "IFDS is renowned for technology excellence and business process outsourcing. This service award recognizes the efforts the entire organization puts forth every day and demonstrates our commitment to enhancing our clients' experience."
IFDS Canada creates the technology and service solutions the financial industry is built on. Leading investment and insurance providers trust IFDS Canada for their award-winning record-keeping platform and back office services. For more than 30 years, IFDS Canada's knowledge, experience, financial strength and advanced technology have enabled their clients around the globe to achieve their business goals and their investment in the future will help them continue to lead the way.
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About International Financial Data Services ("IFDS"):
Is a 50/50 joint venture between affiliates of Boston-based State Street Corporation, the world's leading provider of services to institutional investors, and DST Systems Inc., a Kansas City, Missouri-based leading provider of shareholder accounting services and proprietary systems.
IFDS is today recognized as the world's leading provider of investor record keeping and transfer agency solutions on a BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and ASP (Application Service Provision) basis. Our services are provided to a wide range of global collective investment, wealth management and platform clients, supporting over 18.5 million accounts for over 200 organizations, over 8,500 share classes and with over 3,500 experienced staff based in four locations (Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg & United Kingdom). Figures as December 31, 2011.
About State Street Corporation:
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $23.2 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2 trillion* in assets under management at March 31, 2012, State Street operates in 29 countries and more than 100 geographic markets. For more information, visit State Street's web site at www.statestreet.com.
* This AUM includes the assets of the SPDR Gold Trust (approx. $68 billion as of March 31, 2012), for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of State Street Global Advisors, serves as the marketing agent.
About DST Systems, Inc.:
DST Systems, Inc. provides sophisticated information processing solutions and services to support the global asset management, insurance, retirement, brokerage, and healthcare industries. In addition to technology products and services, DST also provides integrated print and electronic statement and billing solutions through DST Output. DST's world-class data centers provide technology infrastructure support for financial services and healthcare companies around the globe. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO., DST is a publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange.
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