Register, Transfert Agency & Distribution Support services - efa

More than a Fund Company

Register, Transfer Agency & Distribution Support services

Your investor is also our client

Keeping the investor register up to date is not just an administrative task: it is also an important commercial act, as it is about how your clients are taken care of throughout their investment process.

Register Keeping and Transfer Agency Services

efa is one of the few industry players offering a full range of TA services to support an international fund distribution. Our services are flexible and tailored with a high focus on quality.

  • Services offered to any types of investment vehicles, including UCITS, hedge funds, real estate and private equity funds, following various regulations, industry practices or prospectus requirements
  • For any type of investors: nominees, institutionals, high net worth individuals or large scale retail investors
  • Management of complex financial intermediary networks and set-up of multi-level distribution hierarchies
  • Access to all markets and distribution patterns
  • Open platform with connectivity to multiple banks, counterparts, platforms and intermediaries
  • Innovative, robust and state-of-the-art technology
  • Flexible calculation and management of commission and trailer fees
  • Management of equalization factors and series of shares
  • Anti-dilution methods, including anti-dilution levy, bid-ask pricing and swing pricing
  • Savings and withdrawal plans, dividend reinvestment and checks minimum holdings
  • Cash and securities payment/settlement instructions towards depositary banks, cash correspondents and clearing agencies

Distribution Support Services

efa supports management companies in the growth and maintenance of their distribution network:

  • Immediate access to key European, Asian and South American markets through pre-defined operating models
  • Connectivity to a large number of distribution platforms
  • Support for specific market practices (e.g. saving plans, reinvestment plans, specific retail processing of orders)
  • Set-up and maintenance of distribution networks, commission and fee retrocession models, according to distribution and fee agreements as entered into by the management company, the fund and/or its main/sub distributors
  • Calculation of trailer fees and retrocessions according to commission models and distributor hierarchies (up to 10 levels)
  • Production of sales reports, statistics and overviews to the governing bodies of the fund and to distributors
  • Regular legal reporting to local authorities in various distribution countries
  • Customised reporting to investors in different languages, covering specific local requirements or information
  • Personalised client services: the strong experience in the fund industry and the multilingual capacities of our client relationship managers will ensure you the highest level of services