Northern Trust Names Head of ETF Fund Administration Services

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Northern Trust has appointed Fiona Moore as head of fund administration for its exchange traded funds (ETF) business across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Based in Dublin, Moore is responsible for managing all ETF administration activities for Northern Trust’s clients across the region. She replaces Liam Butler who has assumed the role of head of Northern Trust’s hedge fund servicing group.

Moore joined Northern Trust as part of its acquisition of Bank of Ireland Securities Services and was most recently a senior relationship manager in the company’s Global Fund Services business. During her 17 years of experience in financial services, Moore has had responsibility for managing a diverse range of client relationships and structures, including physical and synthetic ETF structures.

'Northern Trust is a highly experienced provider of asset servicing solutions for an array of ETF structures and we see an increasing demand for our services', said Clive Bellows, country head Ireland, Northern Trust. 'As our clients face greater reporting requirements, associated with various regulations, they look to providers such as Northern Trust to support them with specialist fund administration solutions'.

'Fiona’s experience and expertise across the broad spectrum of markets, structures and services pertaining to ETF administration in Europe will be valuable as we continue to evolve our solutions and services supporting this specialist area, here in Ireland', he added.

Northern Trust's Global Funds Services group has been providing award winning fund administration solutions for European ETFs for more than 10 years. It supports physical, synthetic and hybrid ETF models, including both cash and in-specie dealing methodologies for a broad range of global assets, including equities, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure, listed private equity, regional and sector specific ETFs.

Earlier this year, Northern Trust was named best European ETF administrator at the ETF Express Global Awards and Best Service Provider to ETFs in Europe at the annual Global ETF awards, for the sixth consecutive year in 2013.

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