Clearstream is further expanding its offering in the investment funds space and enters the Australian market by acquiring managed funds administrator Ausmaq.
Clearstream has migrated the first markets to its investor-CSD model, referred to as OneClearstream, the first fully-fledged cross-border settlement service augmented with asset servicing functionalities of the T2S era.
Digital technology has led to strong growth in the creation and storage of data but challenges regarding standardisation threaten to limit the exploitation of this resource in the funds space. The third in a series of survey-based research reports "What’s next for funds" assesses the situation.
Fuelled by growing interest from issuers and investors, the ETF market has rapidly taken off in the last few years. This research paper analyses post-trading fragmentation issues, flexible solutions to improve process efficiencies in light of T2S and the internationalisation of markets.