Calastone Australia whips up a Superstream

There's been a lot of media interest in Calastone Australia recently. The industry as a whole has been committed to automating both the managed fund and super space.

Blog Post / 24 Jun 2013

There’s been a lot of media interest in Calastone Australia recently.  The industry as a whole has been committed to automating both the managed fund and super space.

We are at a stage where the accessibility barriers to entry are slowly coming down and funds are becoming more comparable in client experience to an equity.

We’ve collected together some recent articles explaining where we are at with managed funds, Superstream and the global fund market space, so click through the info below for a closer look at how Calastone is helping the industry move forward.

Managed Funds

81st client to go live:

Hyperion MD Tim Samway discusses why Calastone was the right choice for them

Why Hyperion and the Managed Funds Industry in Australia are continuing to move to Calastone. What makes our proposition stick and why we have just signed our 81st client in under 2 years…

Boosting accessibility and breaking down barriers for investors to electronically transact. How the industry can act now, to effect change.

Retail transactions in managed funds are overly reliant on manual processes and subject to errors, and regulators overseeing retail investments in managed funds need to widen regulations to allow more automatic processing, according to Shannon Sweeney, Calastone Managing Director

Superstream

Defining the buzzwords around Superstream

Where is the gateway industry now as we near the deadlines for Superstream connectivity?

What Trustees need to consider when selecting their Superstream gateway

Along with the requirements for compliance, SuperStream presents an opportunity to build an intelligent, flexible member engagement model.

Further afield.. what our global counterparts are achieving

Union Bank of Taiwan the second distributor to sign up with Calastone through the TDCC.

Calastone was the obvious choice for us, given their outstanding offshore Fund manager and transfer agent coverage and their proven track record in automating fund transactions globally”. Mr. Hann-Tsau Tsai from Union Bank of Taiwan discusses one of the reasons they signed with Calastone through the TDCC. Calastone provides the widest live offshore Fund manager coverage over the TDCC service inTaiwan, covering approximately seventy percent of distributors’ offshore funds transactions.”

If you have any questions about the above or would like more information, please always feel free to contact myself or Shannon. Shannon can be contacted on

Shannon Sweeney

Managing Director, Australia

M: +61 415 69 0009

Shannon.sweeney@calastone.com


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