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Hong Kong SAR – Our Services

The Securities Services business of BNP Paribas is the one of only few providers globally capable of offering a full suite of fund administration services across all investment strategies and asset classes.

We have comprehensive expertise in the Hong Kong market, the China Access schemes and fund vehicles enabling investments in traditional, private capital or liquid alternatives funds.

Leveraging on the Hong Kong SAR’s status as an international financial hub, we facilitate investment flows in and out of Greater China and support our clients’ cross border expansion across Asia and beyond.  

Our services for investment managers and their stakeholders

In addition to our comprehensive custody offer, we deliver the full suite of fund services: fund administration, middle office, transfer agency for local or cross border distribution, trustee, fund dealing services, derivatives execution and clearing, as well as performance, risk and ESG analytics.

We cover all asset classes, from traditional to liquid alternatives/hedge funds, as well as private debt, private equity, real estate and infrastructure.

We can also support clients with an integrated banking offer encompassing forex, share class hedging, securities lending, cash and collateral management, liquidity and financing solutions for funds.

  • Coverage of all Hong Kong schemes such as mutual funds, ETFs, private and public open-ended fund companies (OFCs), Limited Partnership Fund (LPF) regimes for international distribution and common fund structures for alternatives clients
  • Innovative and comprehensive support for all the schemes to access China’s equities, funds and bonds markets: Bond Connect, China Interbank Bond Market (CIBM Direct), Stock Connect including Shanghai and Shenzhen-Hong Kong and Shanghai-London and the Qualified Foreign Investor (QFI) scheme
  • Support for the various bilateral Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) schemes with France, Luxembourg, Switzerland and the UK
  • Full end-to-end servicing for private capital funds from fund administration to limited partners management
  •  Financing solutions embedded within our administration offer
  • Systematic performance fee calculation for hedge funds
  • Investor services for alternatives: AML/KYC for investors, fund and investor registry, reporting including capital account statements to investors and FATCA/AEOI reporting support

What makes us different

  • Working closely with regulators and key strategic stakeholders to address industry questions on new fund schemes and market infrastructure developments
  • Extensive experience in the local and regional fund schemes and ETF servicing, with on-the-ground specialists to support our clients in their time zone
  • A complete banking solution, including market, financing and prime broker solutions
  • Strong expertise in trustee and depositary services to help clients navigate in ever-changing regulatory markets
  • Multi-award winning client service experience, with among others
    • Best Fund Administrator Alternatives by The Asset in 2019, 2020 and 2021
    • Excellent settlement agent for CIBM Direct (优秀结算代理人)
    • Best Fund Trustee by The Asset in 2021 and 2022
    • Fund Administrator of the Year and Custodian of the Year in Asia Pacific by The Asset Servicing Times in 2021 (industry excellence awards)

In Hong Kong SAR, we offer the full range of solutions for asset managers and financial institutions, enabling them to access Greater China’s growth opportunities.

Our team of 130 local experts in Hong Kong, along with our colleagues in Shanghai, support our clients whatever their investment and distribution strategies.

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Laure LY
Head of Greater China Sales and Relationship Management at Securities Services