With a focus on security, confidence and the assurance that your financial assets are as safe as possible, we have appointed an independent organisation as custodian to hold and safeguard all our funds’ assets.
We’ve appointed State Street Australia Ltd, part of State Street Corporation which is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With US$33.1 trillion in assets under custody and administration, as of 31 December 2017, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
The role of the Custodian is to:
- Hold all assets of the trusts as our agent on behalf of investors
- Perform certain administrative, unit pricing and accounting functions