Société Générale offers alternative to platform route


Société Générale has launched a new alternative to using a UCITS platform.

It is aimed at fund managers setting up or redomiciling funds under UCITS regulations and has been developed by the financial services group’s securities services and corporate and investment banking division.

Alastair Beattie from Société Générale

The new service provides an easily accessible, one-stop solution combining the custody, trustee, administration, execution and finance tools required to set up UCITS compliant funds as well as core services required to operate them.

London-based Alastair Beattie, managing director for the hedge fund group at Société Générale, says that the service aims to address the needs of the fledgling UCITS