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A leading provider of financial services to institutional investors worldwide

Since our entry into the European market in 1970, State Street has built a strong presence in the region to better serve our clients. 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.

In Switzerland, we've grown our staff to more than 190 employees* since first entering the market in 1998, and our Swiss offices now serve as our competence centres for Performance Services in Continental Europe.

When you work with us, you have access to the local market knowledge of our experienced professionals, 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 in Switzerland — State Street brings you an array of flexible and customizable investment servicing solutions, including:

  • Global custody and accounting
  • Fund administration and reporting
  • Daily pricing
  • Shareholder recordkeeping
  • Performance measurement and analytics
  • Transfer agency services
  • Private label fund services (provided by State Street Fondsleitung AG, Zurich)

These products and services, combined with our expertise and local knowledge, bring transparency to the investment process and enable the owners or managers of invested assets to measure, evaluate and objectively interpret their investment performance.

Private label fund services/Representative services

For our institutional clients interested in launching locally domiciled retail funds or funds for qualified investors, we provide private label fund services through our fully regulated company, State Street Fondsleitung AG. We offer a wide range of services for your funds, including fund valuation and control, coordination with local regulators and branch organizations, timely regulatory reporting, compliance with local rules and regulations, negotiation of contractual set up for Swiss domiciled investment funds, and proxy voting on behalf of your investors.

To support your needs for representative services, State Street Fondsleitung AG will hold the registration of your foreign collective investment schemes (funds, ETFs) in Switzerland. We take care of all aspects involved in setting up your foreign funds, including negotiating the agreement, communicating with local regulators and external legal counsel, regulatory and tax reporting, communicating with your investors, and reporting on compliance with local laws and regulations.

Investment Research and Trading

We provide specialized 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 optimization and global connectivity across multiple asset classes and markets. Through our integrated global network, we offer access to diverse sources of 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. With approximately US$2.5 trillion in lendable assets* and a team of 277 dedicated professionals* worldwide, State Street is a market leader in securities finance.

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$2.1 trillion in assets** worldwide. We leverage this in-depth expertise and decades of experience to create highly customized investment solutions that align with your distinct risk parameters.

*As of 31 December 2012
**This AUM includes the assets of the SPDR Gold Trust (approximately $72.2
 billion as of 31 December  2012), for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of State Street Global Advisors, serves as the marketing agent.
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.

Industry Recognition

  • Funds Europe 2012 Awards
    • European Transfer Agent of the Year
  • Custody Risk
    2012 European Awards
    Securities Lender of the Year
    Property Fund Administrator of the Year
    Fund Administrator of the Year