Alternative asset managers

We provide a full range of fund administration, depositary and banking services for alternative asset managers. During the entire fund lifecycle, managers have access to a comprehensive range of fund service solutions and a broad variety of securities services such as foreign exchange and cash services that draw on the Bank’s global expertise

Challenge

In an ever changing market place with increased regulatory, client and competitor dynamics as well as product complexity, asset managers need service providers with the capability to adapt rapidly to change and to ensure that their needs and those of their investors and regulators can be met effectively. Outsourcing these services to the right provider is key and at DB Fund Services, we offer today’s alternative managers a range of services supported by Deutsche Bank’s global presence and local market expertise to ensure those needs are met.

Solutions

With a proven track record in servicing alternative asset managers, a global award-winning platform and flexible solutions, we support a variety of alternative funds, strategies and asset classes across multiple jurisdictions. Our solutions, built on market leading technology and supported by our teams of experienced professionals from global locations include: fund accounting services, transfer agency, depositary services, fund of fund middle office as well as extended services such as regulatory reporting and cash management. Our flexible models can provide our managers with both the necessary levels of process customization while still offering scale and robustness to support growth.

Benefits

Given the challenges faced by today’s alternatives managers, our solutions ensure that our clients benefit from our scale, expertise, talent and technology. DB Fund Services has the strength and flexibility to work with our clients to meet those market challenges and partner with them to success. Whether it’s generating additional income through securities lending, avoiding the costs associated with extensive infrastructure build or enhancement, or increasing the client service and regulatory reporting they are able to offer, our alternative asset management clients have one thing in common: by partnering with us, they are free to dedicate more resources and time to their investment activities – increasing the value they deliver to investors and shareholders.

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