Calastone

Calastone

20 Birchin Court
Birchin Lane
London
EC3V 9DU

Contact
Eda Poreci


Telephone
+44 (0)20 3700 4134



Email
eda.poreci@calastone.com


Website
www.calastone.com
Calastone is the global fund transaction network. More than 780 customers in 23 domiciles are processing domestic and cross-border transactions across Calastone’s multi-award winning transaction network.

With just one connection to the network, firms can transact with any counterparty and in any message format, without needing to incur any technology costs or make any infrastructure changes. Operating an entirely open and interoperable network, we support and enable transactions in any and all electronic standards.

Our purpose is to enable the global funds industry to innovate, scale and reduce the cost and risk of funds distribution through a combination of scalable technology and a culture of exceptional service. Working with the industry, we help firms respond to regulatory changes, innovate to remain competitive and take advantage of the international investment opportunities through our growing network in key locations across the globe.

We offer a comprehensive range of services to help fund managers, brokers, distributors, platforms, custodians and fund administrators globally reap the benefits of cost and risk reduction through interoperable automated processing.

Our product range includes Order Routing, Net Payments Hub, Reconciliations and Valuations and Transfers, including Re-Registration and Share Class Conversions.

In addition to the above we also offer Connectivity and Infrastructure, and Information Services.

Calastone is part of Fintech50, European Fintech, The Leap 100, ranked in the top 50 of The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 and is one of the UK Government Tech City’s Future Fifty companies, recognised for high growth and transforming industries.

Calastone has offices in London, Luxembourg, New York, Hong Kong and Sydney.
Calastone Features archive
Asset Servicing Times
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Global expansion is perhaps the most sought-after prize of the business world, and according to Calastone’s Rob Swan, visibility is the key to finding it
Asian passport initiatives create a great opportunity for Asia-based fund mangers, but barriers remain, says Sébastien Chaker of Calastone
Jon Willis of Calastone explores the changing behaviour of investors and challenges the industry to radically re-examine how it seeks to serve
Calastone Interview archive
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Individual gross trades are so passé, and Calastone has a solution all tied up, according to chief commercial officer Jon Willis
Jon Willis of Calastone explains how finding new uses for old systems can mean more readily available, and thriftier, solutions
Since starting in 2007, Calastone’s market reach has grown from the UK, to Europe and beyond. Ken Tregidgo and Jonathon Willis explain the aim for automation
Calastone’s Sebastien Chaker discusses how providing high STP levels in a short timeframe has resulted in the firm’s strong growth trajectory in Asia
Calastone’s managing director in Australia, Shannon Sweeney, says she is committed to working with the funds industry to help remove the fax from common usage. AST finds out more
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Calastone’s Luxembourg head explains the issues and solution surrounding automated messaging within the fund distribution market
Calastone News archive
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Calastone appoints new managing director
02 October 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Henning Swabey will manage Calastone’s sales teams across Europe, and will be responsible for defining and implementing the European business development strategy
Calastone begin phase two of blockchain PoC
13 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has completed the first phase of its distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept for the trading and settlement of mutual funds
Calastone: Tech driving change in asset management
17 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Asset managers must make an effort to monitor and understand new technology developments, and to adopt them “sensibly” according to a report from Calastone...
Calastone reinforces China-HK market connection
29 September 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Calastone has strengthened its position in the China-Hong Kong market by enabling direct connectivity with Shenzhen Securities Communications Company (SSCC)...
Calastone builds on Australasia network
16 May 2016 | Auckland | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
The fund transaction network Calastone has expanded to New Zealand in a bid to improve transaction flows across Australasia...
Calastone Settlements signs landmark client
27 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Hargreaves Lansdown has gone live with Calastone’s funds settlement solution, Calastone Settlements...
Calastone releases Data Services
24 February 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Calastone has launched a new global fund distribution solution that collates transaction data across the global distribution chain...
Calastone Transfer Service up and running with Investec
24 November 2015 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Investec Wealth & Investment has gone live with Calastone’s Transfer Service solution for automating stock transfers...
Calastone goes live with distribution service
11 August 2015 | Sydney | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Calastone has launched its automated distribution service for standardising the flow of information for tax and income statements...
Calastone wins Danish pension mandate
17 June 2015 | Copenhagen | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Denmark’s AP Pension has chosen Calastone to provide order routing services, supporting the pension company’s administration platform for cross-border trading...
Calastone expands Middle East coverage
24 March 2015 | London | Reporter: Stephen Durham
Calastone has been mandated by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Global Asset Management to provide distribution and processing services via its global network...
Wassum adopts Calastone network
10 February 2015 | Stockholm | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Swedish investment consultant Wassum has gone live on the Calastone global funds transaction network...
Perpetual chooses Calastone network
28 January 2015 | Sydney | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Australian responsible entity services provider Perpetual has joined the Calastone global transaction network...
James Hay connects through Calastone
27 January 2015 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
James Hay Partnership, a platform for retirement wealth planning, has joined the Calastone global fund transaction network...
RARE global infrastructure funds available on Calastone
25 November 2014 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Calastone has revealed that RARE has chosen the firm to automate its global funds transactions...
Calastone’s Cristóbal Conde takes up chairman position
17 November 2014 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Calastone has appointed Cristóbal Conde as chairman of the board, moving up from his position as non-executive director, which he took up in late 2013...
OneVue joins Calastone streamlining system
21 October 2014 | Sydney | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Australian investment platform and funds service provider OneVue has joined the Calastone transaction network with a view to streamlining its services and improving efficiency, while reducing risk and costs...
Automation no longer RARE in Australia
05 September 2014 | Sydney | Reporter: Catherine Van de Stouwe
RARE Infrastructure has gone live on the Calastone fund network following increasing efficiency of the Australian fund industry through the use of Calastone’s automated processes of fund/platform communication...
Calastone creates an automated Dimension
20 August 2014 | Sydney | Reporter: Catherine Van de Stouwe
In a move to streamline fund administration for its Australia and New Zealand clients, Dimensional Fund Advisors will extend its global reach and implement Calastone's global fund transaction network...
Calastone secures CFO
21 July 2014 | London | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Global funds transaction network, Calastone, has recruited James Colquhoun as its new CFO...
Calastone builds on Asia foundation
05 February 2014 | Singapore | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
Aviva, a life and health insurer in Singapore, and Navigator Investment Services, an Aviva-owned integrated investment portfolio administration service, have both chosen to use Calastone’s order routing services...
Former SunGard exec moves to Calastone
16 January 2014 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
Calastone has appointed former SunGard chief executive Cristóbal Conde as a non-executive director...
Calastone on automatic high
25 November 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
Four third party administrators, including BNY Mellon and Northern Trust are to use Calastone for automated re-registration...
Calastone snaps up ex-SWIFT employee
25 October 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
Edward Glyn has left SWIFT after nearly a decade to join Calastone as managing director and head of global client relationship management...
Calastone recruits ex SWIFT head of funds
23 October 2013 | London | Reporter: Jenna Jones
Edward Glyn is joining Calastone as managing director and head of global client relationship management...
Calastone gets $18 million helping hand
12 September 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
An $18 million round of investment led by Accel Partners will be used to accelerate the growth of Calastone, a cross-border transaction network...
Fidelity Australia joins up to Calastone
30 July 2013 | Sydney | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Fidelity Worldwide Investment has joined Calastone’s Global Funds Transaction Network in Australia...
Navesis-ETF collaboration opens up new wave of ETP interest
08 July 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Fund transaction network Calastone has signed an agreement with Navesis-ETF to provide market connectivity for trade execution for platforms, fund supermarkets and wrap providers...
Hyperion buddy up with Calastone in Oz
20 June 2013 | Sydney | Reporter: Jenna Jones
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Australian equities fund manager, Hyperion Asset Management, has joined Calastone’s global funds transaction network...
Union Bank of Taiwan sign with Calastone
18 June 2013 | Taiwan | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Union Bank of Taiwan, a financial services provider and fund distributor in Taiwan, is the second distributor to sign up with Calastone through the new Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC) fund service...
Transact is re-registering with Calastone
15 April 2013 | London and New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Fund transaction network Calastone has been chosen by Transact to provide it with a fully interoperable, electronic re-registration solution...
Ruffer and Capita join forces for Calastone’s trade notification
25 March 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Independent investment management firm Ruffer LLP, with full support of Capita Financial Group in its role as administrator, has partnered with Calastone to launch the new automated trade notification service...
Calastone opens office in Zurich
18 March 2013 | Zurich | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Fund transaction network Calastone has opened up shop in Zurich, Switzerland...
Calastone hires Shannon Sweeney for Australian presence
25 February 2013 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Calastone, the fund transaction network, is seeking to expand in the Australian managed funds marketplace by hiring Shannon Sweeney as its managing director in Australia...
NAB Asset Servicing connects to Calastone
19 February 2013 | Melbourne | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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NAB Asset Servicing has announced the successful connection to the Calastone global transaction network with the business now receiving fund transactions electronically on behalf of fund manager clients...
Cofunds signs up to Calastone and Barclays joint offering
18 December 2012 | London | Reporter: Jenna Jones
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Cofunds has adopted the Calastone and Barclays management fund settlement service, which is the final stage of the automated net settlement service that is offered by the two firms...
Fund manager Ausbil Dexia links with Calastone
09 August 2012 | Sydney | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Equity specialist fund manager Ausbil Dexia has signed an agreement to commence transacting managed funds over the Calastone Transaction Network...
Goldman Sachs uses Calastone for SICAVs
01 May 2012 | London | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Goldman Sachs Asset Management has signed up to Calastone’s network’s order routing service for its range of SICAV funds domiciled in Luxembourg and Money Market funds domiciled in Ireland...
Brown Advisory goes live with Calastone
23 April 2012 | London | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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Brown Advisory has signed up to Calastone's order routing service for its range of US Equity Funds domiciled in Dublin...
Phoenix Fund Services connects to Calastone for order-routing
19 December 2011 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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Phoenix Fund Services is now able to offer its clients the ability to place orders through Calastone and get the benefits of full STP trading. Manual dealing errors will be reduced and MI data will be delivered on a timely basis for ...
Capita Ireland selects Calastone's order routing
21 November 2011 | Dublin | Reporter: Anna Reitman
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Capita Financial Administrators (Ireland) has announced its selection of Calastone’s order routing service...
Northern Trust now connected, Calastone's a match
02 November 2010 | London | Reporter: Steven Lafferty
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Calastone Limited, has announced that Northern Trust is connected to Calastone's settlement and matching service.