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UBS launches Depositary Lite platform

04 March 2014

Helps fund managers fulfil AIFM directive

Read more: UBS Fund Services Depositary Lite platform AIFM directive

UBS Fund Services has launched its Depositary Lite platform to support managers of offshore funds fulfil the requirements of the Alternative Investment Funds directive (AIFMD).

UBS will conduct the cash flow monitoring, safekeeping and general oversight requirements as required by the directive which will be a change to the existing framework for offshore funds.

David Rochford, head of regulatory product development at UBS Fund Services said: "We offer the full range of Depositary Lite services to meet clients' Alternative Investment Funds requirements or preferred service model. Our platform can be deployed as part of a split service model working alongside other providers, or as a one-stop shop solution."

He added: "Together with our team of dedicated specialists, we are able to guide clients through the on-boarding process, making delivery of the Depositary Lite framework as seamless as possible."

This new service is one of many new product offerings that UBS Fund Services will bring to market in 2014 to further support managers target European capital.

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