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State Street in Germany

We opened our Munich office  our first in Europe  in 1970. Since then, State Street has built a strong presence in the region to better serve our clients, and our Munich office is now the headquarters for our locations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Today, with 9,000 employees* throughout Continental Europe, Ireland and the United Kingdom, we offer local investors a complete range of financial services across the investment spectrum, including investment servicing, investment research and trading, and investment management.

When you work with State Street in Germany, you have access to the local market knowledge of close to 700 experienced professionals* in our Frankfurt and Munich offices, as well as capabilities and services that are highly scalable and truly global. More importantly, you benefit from our unwavering client focus and commitment to your success.

Investment Servicing

To help you keep up with the sweeping changes taking place in the financial industry — both worldwide and across Europe — State Street brings you an array of flexible and customisable investment servicing solutions.

Our global custody services include:

  • Custody of securities portfolios
  • Settlement of securities, cash and derivative transactions
  • Implementation of corporate actions
  • Exercising voting rights at annual general meetings
  • Collection of investment income
  • Withholding tax relief and reclaims
  • Internet-based reporting (my.statestreet.com)

Custodian Bank Services

Our extensive local market expertise ensures that we can help clients navigate Germany's complex regulatory requirements. In keeping with the German Investment Code (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch – KAGB), our custodian bank activities include the custody of fund assets in blocked accounts and securities accounts, as well as the use of State Street's global network of subcustodians. Services include:

  • Custody of fund assets
  • Transaction settlement
  • Collection of investment income
  • Implementation of corporate actions
  • Withholding tax relief and reclaims
  • Fund accounting (including unit price calculation)
  • Investment guideline monitoring
  • Statutory supervisory function

Supplementary Services

As a State Street client, you have access to the full breadth of services offered across our organisation.

Our value-added services include:

  • Agent fund trading (AFT)
  • Collateral management
  • Global Link: Foreign Exchange Trading Services
  • my.statestreet.com
  • Risk management and analysis
  • Performance measurement and analysis
  • Transition management
  • Trade cost analysis

 

Investment Research and Trading

We provide specialised research, trading, securities lending and innovative portfolio strategies with the goal of enhancing and preserving the value of your portfolio. We do this through proprietary portfolio and risk management technologies, trading optimisation and global connectivity across multiple asset classes and markets. Through our integrated global network, we offer diverse liquidity and crossing to facilitate cost-effective solutions that meet your needs.

You can also take advantage of our industry-leading securities finance services. In the fast-changing, volatile global markets, you need to partner with a proven lending agent — one that is focused on the pursuit of strong and consistent returns in the context of conservative risk management, committed to program transparency and best practice oversight, and dedicated to maintaining scale and global reach.

Investment Management

Through our investment management business, State Street Global Advisors, we provide you with the disciplined, systematic investment strategies you need to achieve your investment goals.

As one of the world's largest managers of institutional assets, State Street Global Advisors manages more than US$2.4 trillion in assets worldwide.** We use this experience to create highly customised investment solutions that align with your distinct risk parameters.

Products and services outlined herein are offered to institutional investors through State Street Bank and Trust Company and State Street Global Advisors, Inc., and affiliates, and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Please contact your sales representative for more information.

Products and services outlined herein are offered to institutional investors through State Street Bank and Trust Company and State Street Global Advisors, Inc., and affiliates, and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Please contact your sales representative for more information.