Smith & Williamson fund administration business hits £10bn milestone

  • Written By: Mark Gee
  • Published: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:47 GMT

Smith & Williamson announces that its fund administration business has reached over £10 billion in assets under administration.

Operational Assurance

Smith & Williamson has provided standalone fund administration services since 1983 and now acts as authorised fund operator for more than 160 funds for investment managers, family offices and private individuals.

The full service host authorised corporate director (ACD) and fund administration business operates from both Glasgow and London offices. The business has grown significantly in recent years, with assets under administration standing at double the level reached in 2015*.

James Gordon, head of Smith & Williamson Fund Administration Limited commented:

“As we continue to grow our host ACD and associated fund administration business, reaching £10 billion in assets under administration is a major milestone for the business.

“We remain committed to providing a fully integrated in-house service to our client base through market leading technology complemented by teams who have proven expertise in operational and regulatory matters.

“Due to the success of our in-house operational model, the business has been able to build significant market share. Today’s announcement is evidence that we, as a business, continue to put clients first and focus on delivering the right solutions”.

By necessity, this briefing can only provide a short overview and it is essential to seek professional advice before applying the contents of this article. This briefing does not constitute advice nor a recommendation relating to the acquisition or disposal of investments. No responsibility can be taken for any loss arising from action taken or refrained from on the basis of this publication. Details correct at time of writing.

Notes to editors
Smith & Williamson is a leading financial and professional services firm providing a comprehensive range of investment management, tax, financial advisory and accountancy services to private clients and their business interests. The firm’s c1,800 people operate from a network of 11 offices: London, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin (City and Sandyford), Glasgow, Guildford, Jersey, Salisbury and Southampton. Smith & Williamson is part of The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group.

Smith & Williamson Fund Administration Limited

Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

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