State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world's leading provider of financial services to institutional investors. With $13.0 trillion in assets under custody and $1.9 trillion in assets under management at June 30, 2007, State Street operates in 26 countries and more than 100 geographic markets.
Since our entry into the Irish market in 1996, State Street International (Ireland) Ltd. has grown to be the largest administrator and custodian in Ireland. In May, 2007 we were awarded the KPMG Funds Administration Excellence Award for the second consecutive year.
Together, State Street and its hedge fund administration company, International Fund Services (IFS), have more than 2,000 employees throughout locations in Dublin, Kilkenny, Naas and Drogheda. Further expanding is footprint in Ireland, in early July State Street announced that it completed its acquisition of Investors Financial Services Corporation.
State Street has been providing comprehensive fund services to customers since 1924. For our customers in Ireland, we offer a host of flexible fund services, including:
Global custody and accounting
Transfer agency/share registration
Regulatory compliance monitoring
Establishment and support services from our Legal, Tax and Corporate Secretarial groups
For more information, visit State Street's website here.