Partners & Affiliates  

We understand there's no “one-size-fits-all” suite of services, and that individual markets can get lost in the big picture. That's why we partner with business leaders across the world to offer best-in-class services in key niche markets.

Investment Servicing

Elkins/McSherry, LLC
A wholly owned subsidiary of State Street, Elkins/McSherry is a leading trading cost consultant, monitoring costs for many of the world's largest pension plans, investment managers and broker/dealers. Utilizing specialized reports, Elkins/McSherry provides trading efficiency analyses that determine the relative cost to trade on various stock exchanges globally and the effectiveness of trades and brokers. Through Elkins/McSherry, State Street offers clients expertise and credibility in transaction cost measurement, an increasingly important tool for global investors.

International Financial Data Services
With its global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, International Financial Data Services (IFDS) is a world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. With employees and partners located throughout Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific, IFDS services financial organizations around the world, providing solutions to a wide range of global asset managers, wealth managers, banks and insurance companies. IFDS is a 50/50 joint venture between Boston-based State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, and Kansas City, Missouri-based DST Systems Inc., a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. For more information, visit

International Fund Services
International Fund Services (IFS), acquired by State Street in July 2002, is a recognized industry-leading provider of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. These services are fully integrated to provide complete end-to-end solutions that span the front-, middle- and back-office requirements of institutional investors.