RBC Dexia named custody, administration and registry provider for Omega
Global Investors

SYDNEY, March 8 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services today announced that it has been selected by Omega Global Investors to provide custody, administration and registry services to the newly launched Omega Global Government Bond Fund and Omega Global Corporate Bond Fund.

"RBC Dexia came out on top of this selection process because of their focus on investment managers and the scope of services offered that has allowed our new funds to be launched successfully in a short timeframe," said George Vassos - Managing Director, Omega Global Investors. "They were extremely quick to respond to any query we had during the process, which we believe is indicative of their commitment to a high level of client service."

"We take a genuine interest in our clients' business to ensure we are providing the services they need efficiently and effectively," said David Travers, Managing Director of RBC Dexia Investor Services in Australia. "We look forward to working with Omega on these new funds as well as future funds down the road."

RBC Dexia Investor Services was recently ranked number one overall in the Global Investor Global Custody Survey for the sixth consecutive year (2004 - 2009). 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 Omega Global Investors

Omega Global Investors (Omega) is a specialist fixed interest manager, offering global fixed interest solutions to institutional investors worldwide. Omega is a majority employee owned boutique with a highly experienced management team, along with Macquarie Global Investments holding a 19.9% equity stake in the business. Omega believes market capitalization benchmarks are in the main inefficient, particularly fixed income benchmarks which reflect the amount of issuance of governments and corporations rather than reflecting investor needs, particularly in terms of risk control and diversification. Omega believes portfolios are best constructed through a bottom up process that explicitly considers both overall risk at the portfolio level and specific risk at the security level.


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 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 2.5 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: RBC Dexia: Tracey Dawes-Lucas, Sydney, +(612) 8262 5011, tracey.dawes-lucas@rbcdexia.com; Jason Graham, Toronto, (416) 955-5800, jason.graham@rbcdexia.com

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