International Fund Services (IFS) is a division of State Street Alternative Investment Solutions which provides a complete suite of fund accounting, fund administration and risk services to hedge funds and private equity funds. The breadth and scope of our offerings allows State Street to develop individual solutions that can meet virtually any level of asset servicing requirements for clients with a range of size and complexity.
Since 1990, we have made substantial investments and have maintained a leadership position in financial services technology. When new financial instruments, trading styles or market opportunities demand new solutions, our technology experts, working in concert with our operating groups, take a proactive stance to build solutions. We design systems to work in seamless integration from the front-office through the middle-office to the back-office, which includes interfacing with prime brokers, custodians, clearers and banks. All of our locations utilize this technology to provide accurate and timely trade processing, real time positions and P&L, fund accounting, administration and financial reporting.
Today, IFS has one location in Canada - Toronto; four locations in Ireland - Carrickmines, Drogheda, Dublin and Naas; and three locations in the United States - Boston, Princeton and New York. IFS delivers custom business solutions to asset management groups with trading operations throughout the world. Our people and technology work together to support global, multi-strategy and multi-currency trading activities across all equity, bond and currency markets in addition to the universe of exchange traded and over-the-counter derivative products.
Leading Edge Technology
With experience in multiple disciplines including asset management, technology development, trade support, public accounting and finance, our seasoned management and operating teams bring to clients a breadth and depth of skills and knowledge. Our backgrounds and experience guide us in our approach to trade support and fund administration from the viewpoint of the asset manager. We understand the business and economic concerns of asset managers and investors.
Experienced Innovative Management
IFS invests the time and money to recruit and retain a professional team. With over 1,600 employees worldwide, our skills, experience and professionalism enable us to work in consultative partnership with asset managers from the very start. We provide industry knowledge, expertise and the confidence that comes from working with a personalized team that truly understands the asset manager's business.