LONDON, UK, April 25, 2012 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services has reinforced its status as the clients' custodian of choice by retaining the highly-prized Best Custodian Overall (unweighted) category in this year's Global Investor Global Custody Survey.-
RBC Dexia also took top spot in all three overall (unweighted) regional tables: Best Custodian Overall - EMEA, Best Custodian Overall - Americas, and Best Custodian Overall - Asia Pacific.
This annual survey is based on the experiences of institutional investors from all over the globe and on their independent evaluation of the quality of service they receive from their global custodians.
RBC Dexia reinforced its leading status with a near clean sweep of the categories of types of service provided, receiving number one rankings in 22 out of a possible 24 tables. The company also notched up an impressive five top ratings in the overall client categories including:
- No. 1 - Respondents with single custodian (unweighted)
- No. 1 - Respondents with greater than $1 billion AUM (unweighted)
- No. 1 - Respondents with less than $1 billion AUM (weighted and unweighted)
- No. 1 - Asset Owners (unweighted)
- No. 1 - Institutional Fund Manager (unweighted)
"RBC Dexia's excellent showing in this year's survey is testament to the dedication and commitment of all our employees around the world," said José Placido, Chief Executive Officer of RBC Dexia Investor Services. "Once again, the importance we place on delivering exceptional client experiences every time for every client has been recognised in the Global Investor Survey. We thank all our clients for their support and are extremely proud of these results."
One RBC Dexia client interviewed for the survey stated: 'RBC Dexia currently satisfy all our product and trading needs. If we are looking at additional products or markets then they are very forthcoming with information and assistance.'
The Global Custody Survey, produced by Global Investor magazine, is one of the best known and most respected surveys in the custody industry. More than a thousand global custody clients, including banks, institutional asset managers, mutual fund managers and insurance companies around the world, are consulted. The complete survey results will be published in an upcoming issue of Global Investor magazine.
RBC Dexia Investor Services also recently maintained its overall number one position in the influential R&M Consultants Global Custody Survey. RBC Dexia came first in the UK for the seventh year running and was also elected best custodian in Europe, Canada, North America, Far East and BeNeLux. RBC Dexia Investor Services was also named Canadian Custodian and Fund Administrator of the Year in Custody Risk Americas Awards 2012. A review of RBC Dexia's key awards and rankings over the past year is available on our website.
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 5,500 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.
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