Back Office & Operations

Daiwa Securities building fund admin and UCITS business in Asia


Joost Lobler
Daiwa Capital Markets is striving to build a strong fund administration and UCITS servicing platform for hedge funds in the Asia region and is keen to hire more relationship managers over time to service clients from Hong Kong.

Dublin will remain the operational hub of the group’s fund administration business but, under a plan to attract more clients around the region, the group is eventually looking to hire five to 10 people in Asia that will focus on managing relationships.

“We hope to hire two people very soon and at the end of