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Fund Services for Nordic Asset Managers

Fund industry in Nordics is well-known for its focus on sustainable matters, its governance standards as well as its performance.


Nordic asset managers are, since a few years, pushing this excellence at a wider level and are facing the international distribution challenges and complexity.
That’s where EFA steps in as a committed long term partner: our mission is to enable our clients to focus on what matters in their business by taking care of their administration and to support their global distribution.


Our teams of experts are there to assist our Nordic clients building their international presence and to support their day-to-day operations.
Whether the subjects are multiple share classes, multiple currencies, swing pricing, regulatory reporting or middle-office tasks, our product offer is designed to cover all fund managers administration needs.

Why choose EFA as a partner ?

EFA’s accounting system is able to handle multiple share-classes and currencies, as well as all types of hedged share-classes and share-classes in non-base currencies (hedged, clean…).

You would like to appoint experts for each asset classes? EFA is able to handle different managers in your fund.

Whether it’s private equity, real estate, debt or any other type of private assets, you can rely upon our Private Asset Services team to support your business in a range of sectors, including venture capital, leveraged buyout, infrastructure debt, SME lending, mezzanine debt, fund of funds and others.

For years, EFA has been administering local and Luxembourg fund ranges of numerous Nordic Asset Managers. It has been mastering distribution back to both the Nordic region and international markets.

 

  • Independent and connected, EFA provides solely administrative services. We are never in competition with the asset management or active distribution services provided by our clients.
  • EFA is working in open platform and has developed connectivity with over 100 Depository Banks, over 70 ManCo’s / AIFM’s and over 1,100 distributors (including platforms).
  • EFA’s production of data and documents allows asset managers to reach investors in full compliance with their local and EU rules (KIID, KID, EPT, EMT, regulatory reportings…).

EFA enables its clients to partly or entirely outsource their middle and back office activities:

 

  • with an integrated DTCC-CTM solution, a centralized trade management platform and access to a large community of brokers, 
  • with a comprehensive service offering in terms of trade matching (block & allocation trades), management and sending of settlement instructions via SWIFT and monitoring of trade settlement,
  • with a data feed enabling the building of the Investment book of records.

EFA’s is providing its clients with APIs enabling them an easy integration of data in their own systems.

A sustainable and reliable partner

EFA is an ECOVADIS Gold label company. This label ensures our clients that their funds remain sustainable along the value chain. Moreover, EFA focuses on high standard governance and provides detailed KPIs to its clients.


To guarantee the best quality and flexibility, EFA’s IT and operational units are solely based in Luxembourg (with the exception of the French branch, which has its own substance in Paris).

 

 

 

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