TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services today announced that it has been selected by Georgian Capital Partners to provide a full suite of services including custody, fund accounting and recordkeeping for Georgian's inaugural hedge funds, the Georgian Equity Growth Fund and the Georgian Income Growth Fund.
"Ultimately, Georgian Capital Partners' decision to work with RBC Dexia was based on their extensive experience and leadership position in the industry," said David Knight, President of Georgian Capital Partners. "It's certainly reassuring to know we have the expertise, stability and global infrastructure of a proven provider like RBC Dexia in our corner as we work to grow these funds. RBC Dexia offers us a seamless, end-to-end service model, along with the same commitment to exceptional service that we demand for our own clients."
"We are delighted to welcome Georgian Capital Partners as our newest client in the Canadian market and to play a role in helping them establishing these funds," said John Lockbaum, Managing Director, Canada for RBC Dexia Investor Services. "This agreement with Georgian Capital Partners highlights our commitment to supporting new and growing businesses, and further solidifies our position as Canada's market leader in asset manager servicing."
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 in Global Custodian's 2008 Global Custody Survey. RBC Dexia was also named Global Custody: Client Relationship Manager of the Year in ICFA's 2009 Global Awards.
About Georgian Capital Partners
Georgian Capital Partners is a new firm, with highly experienced partners. Our objective is to create investment portfolios for private individuals and foundations, seeking growth in income or capital. We wish to achieve excellence of reputation and returns, not size of firm assets. Our portfolios are focused on individual companies with clear competitive advantages, over diversified industries. Our firm is owned entirely by its active partners, who invest alongside their clients. The clear portfolio strategy is to prudently create significant wealth over the long term.
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 16 markets, help clients grow their business and sustain enhanced performance through efficiency improvements and robust risk management processes. Equally-owned by RBC and Dexia, the company ranks among the world's top 10 global custodians with USD 2.3 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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