French Asset Servicing: Keeping up with the march of progress


After almost a decade, the era of low interest rates is showing only tentative signs of coming to an end soon. This continues to impact those who service the assets of investors.

Meanwhile, in tandem with new fintech, a barrage of regulations – the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), Ucits V, the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) – has made innovation and driving through efficiencies key trends for French asset servicers.

The three largest players in the field are BNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS), CACEIS and Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS).

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