SuMi Trust Expands Tokyo Office To Serve Asian Clients

Aug 21 2014 | 8:12am ET

Hedge fund administrator SuMi Trust Global Asset Services will now serve Asian clients from an expanded Tokyo office.

The move is part of the firm's decision to focus on three global hubs: London, New York and Tokyo.

The Tokyo team is composed of sales, dedicated client relationship management and operations staff transferred from the SuMi Trust Dublin office. Besides serving existing clients, the team is working to expand SuMI's presence in the region.

“We are very pleased to have completed this important phase of our global enhancement,” said Makoto Tamino, global head of sales for asset servicing activity, in a statement. “We are always looking for ways to enhance the service we provide and we strongly believe this more streamlined approach will significantly benefit our well established and new clients across Japan and Asia as we continue to grow our business in the region.” 

SuMi Trust Global Asset Services, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, provides operational and administration support services to institutional quality asset managers in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. Its clients include hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity and long-only managers. 

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