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A leading provider of financial services to institutional investors worldwide

State Street entered the European market in 1970. Since then, we’ve worked to strengthen and expand our presence in the region to better serve our clients. Today, with more than 9,000 employees* throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, we offer local investors a complete range of financial services across the investment spectrum, including investment servicing, investment research and trading, and investment management.

State Street has been servicing the Dutch market since the late 1980s, and has developed extensive experience in meeting the needs of local institutional investors. In 2004, we opened our office in Amsterdam to further strengthen our commitment to the Dutch investment industry. Today, our Amsterdam office is the foundation of our growth strategy in The Netherlands. Our dedicated professionals have a deep understanding of and expertise in local business practices. In addition to their market knowledge, our employees bring you the wide range of integrated, scalable services and global capabilities offered by State Street.

Investment Servicing

To help you keep up with the sweeping changes taking place in the financial industry — both worldwide and in The Netherlands — State Street brings you an array of flexible and customisable investment servicing solutions. Our Global Services business includes account management, client service, business development, and regulatory and performance reporting.

Our expansive service offering includes:

  • Global custody and fund accounting services
  • Global tax reporting
  • Alternative investment servicing
  • Investment manager operations outsourcing
  • Transfer agency and registrar services
  • Global distribution support
  • Investment performance and analytics
  • Online client portal —
  • Third-party and outsourced fund administration services
  • Pooling
  • Regulatory reporting
  • Client-specific reporting
  • Risk monitoring services
  • Compliance services
  • Risk analytics
  • Performance measurement

These services support a wide range of complex structures including:

  • Pooled vehicles
  • Exchange traded funds
  • OTC derivatives
  • Hedged share classes
  • Performance fees
  • Swing pricing/anti-dilution levies

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 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 diverse liquidity and crossing to facilitate cost-effective solutions that meet your needs. Our capabilities span foreign exchange, equities, fixed income and derivatives. Our transition management capabilities are designed to help reduce your overall transition costs minimize operational and portfolio risk during complex transitions and provide greater transparency.

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 € 1.9 trillion in lendable assets* and a team of nearly 280 dedicated professionals* worldwide, State Street is a market leader in securities finance. We developed our enhanced custody model, for example, to give you more control over your assets and provide increased transparency. This service allows investors to engage in direct borrowing and financing from their own long positions, creating a more efficient and cost-effective way to service long/short strategies.

Investment Management

Through the corporation’s 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 €1.6 trillion in assets** worldwide as of 31 December 2012. 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 €54.6 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

  • AICIO Industry Innovation Awards 2012
    • Master Trust/Global Custody
  • 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