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SGSS in Luxembourg mandated by Swiss Life Asset Managers for a new real estate fund

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Swiss Life Asset Managers to provide custody, fund administration and record-keeping services for a new real estate fund which is currently being constituted.

SGSS was selected for its recognised expertise and competitive offering for alternative investment funds and its capacity to provide simplified access to the local market as well as to multiple markets abroad through its top-quality distribution platform. In addition, SGSS provides a reporting package to assist alternative fund managers produce the required regulatory reports and file them with the local regulators.

SGSS already provides Swiss Life Asset Managers with fund administration and securities lending services for French UCITS and domiciliation, custody, fund administration, fund distribution and securities lending services for Luxembourg UCITS.

A leading securities services provider in the Luxembourg financial market, SGSS provides a complete range of securities services for asset managers and institutional investors, including settlement, custody and trustee services, fund administration, middle-office services, as well as securities lending, fund distribution and issuer services.

Swiss Life Asset Managers has more than 150 years of experience in managing the assets of the Swiss Life Group. This insurance background has exerted a key influence on the investment philosophy of Swiss Life Asset Managers, which is governed by such principles as value preservation, the generation of consistent and sustainable performance and a responsible approach to risks. As at 31 December 2013, Swiss Life Asset Managers managed a total volume of EUR 104.1 billion assets for the Swiss Life Group, including EUR 22.5 billion for external clients in Switzerland, France and Germany.