The Asset Servicing Journal

special edition - sibos 2013 dubai 16-19 september

Banque Libano- Française has launched an asset management activity Walid Raphaël, General Manager, Banque Libano-Française. p.2 Middle East: strong potential for growth in asset management CACEIS brings its expertise to fund managers in the Middle East and assists in their local and international expansion. p.2 Solutions for SovereignWealth Funds CACEIS offers a full range of services for Sovereign Wealth Funds, meeting the needs of a variety of investment strategies by providing a solid, stable and secure framework. p.3 Interactive performance and risk analysis online Performance and risk analysis is essential for sovereign institutions to compare and measure performance, track risk exposure and finally take decisions. This is also a way to strengthen risk management, improve transparency and establish quality control over the entire investment process. p.3 Publishing Director: Régine Besnier-Docet Editor: Philippe Naudé Design: Sylvie Revest Photos credit: Yves Maisonneuve, Yves Collinet, CACEIS - FOTOLIA Printer : GRAPH’IMPRIM certified Imprim’vert®. This document is printed on Cyclus paper, 100% recycled fiber, certified Blaue Engel, Nordic Ecolabel and Ecolabel européen . Number ISSN : 1952-6695 For further information on our products and services, please contact our Relationship Managers/This newsletter has been produced by CACEIS. CACEIS cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies or errors of interpretation, which this document may contain.

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Raising Sovereign Institution Efficiency in the Mena Region

conversations about the issues facing our industry, as creating new business op- portunities and finding new efficiencies require a collaborative effort. Events like Sibos, which bring together so many in- fluential players from the industry, are key to this. The main topics of this year’s Sibos event are of great importance to us as a global asset servicing company, and have a large impact on the many types of client we ser- vice. One such client is sovereign institu- tions, which are faced with a number of complex issues including complying with incoming regulations, low interest rates and carrying out investment strategies in markets characterised by high levels of uncertainty. At CACEIS, we understand the needs of sovereign institutions, and have serviced several such institutions for many years. We have a business development team dedicated to the MENA region which is available during the conference to discuss the advantages for sovereign institutions of working with an experienced global asset

servicing company, backed by a leading fi- nancial institution like Crédit Agricole. CACEIS’s service offering is designed to cover the needs of such institutions, in terms of asset security and operational ef- ficiency. From custody in over 80 markets to liquidity management services includ- ing flexible securities lending programs, OTC derivatives services, investment re- striction monitoring, and performance and risk analysis reporting, CACEIS can provide effective support to sovereign in- stitutions as well as many other types of client. Aside from involvement in the dis- cussions during the Sibos conference, CACEIS is of course present in the exhibi- tors area, and there is a strong delegation of CACEIS professionals, including my- self, who will be on hand at the stand for the duration of the event. We would be more than happy to discuss the industry, your business, and the solutions CACEIS offers for increasing operational efficien- cy, adding value, and controlling risks, so please pass by our booth at any time ■

JOE saliba, Deputy CEO, CACEIS Group

C ACEIS is delighted to be present at Sibos, the most important confer- ence, exhibition and network event for the global financial community. We are keen to take part in the debates on the lat- est developments and trends in the areas of securities, payments, cash management and trade. We are also keen on joining the

We look forward to welcoming you to our stand D91 at Sibos in Dubai Key people from executive management, business development and operations from our international offices will be on hand to share with you our bespoke solutions for your specific needs. This year, the following topics will make the headlines at Sibos 2013 in Dubai: Islamic Finance, Russia challenges and opportunities, the accelerating pace of automation, regulation, the Asia-Pacific region opportunities. There will be an Africa & Middle East one-day programme looking at some key issues affecting both regions and the role of financial centres in the region and their contribution to the local economies.

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