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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 more than 9,100 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.

As the result of the acquisition of Intesa Sanpaolo’s security services business in May 2010, our Italian team consists of more than 600 dedicated professionals*, many with over 20 years of financial services experience in the local market. Through our offices in Milan and Turin, we offer you industry leading investment servicing and depositary bank capabilities, delivered through State Street Bank S.p.A. 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. Plus, with our strong local industry representation through the Italian Banking Association (ABI), the Association of Asset Managers (Assogestioni), and the Italian Association of Foreign Banks AIBE, you'll constantly be at the forefront of industry trends.

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, including:

  • Depository bank services
  • Global custody and accounting
  • Local paying agent services
  • Investment manager operations outsourcing
  • Investment performance and analytics

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

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 can 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 programme transparency and best practice oversight, and dedicated to maintaining scale and global reach. With approximately €2.1 trillion in lendable assets* and a team of 229 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 €1.7 trillion in assets worldwide.** We leverage this in-depth expertise and decades of experience to create highly customised investment solutions that align with your distinct risk parameters.

*As of 31 December 2013
**Assets under management include the assets of the SPDR® Gold ETF (approximately €22.4 billion as of December 31, 2013), for which State Street Global Markets, LLC, an affiliate of SSgA, serves as the distribution 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 2013 Awards
    • European Administrator of the Year
      European Hedge Fund Administrator of the Year
  • Custody Risk 2013 European Awards
    Fund of Funds Administrator of the Year
    Private Equity Administrator of the Year
    Real Estate Administrator of the Year
    Securities Lender of the Year