Investment Manager Services

Mastering complexity in an ever-changing landscape

Investment Manager Services

Overview

We help you manage every aspect of building and running an investment management business, leaving you free to concentrate on generating portfolio performance. Our service and infrastructure is dynamic and works to suit your business stage and needs – helping you master the complex risks associated with your business and manage costs.

We build and support a broad range of managers across global locations, asset classes and compliance environments. There is no element of an investment management business that we don’t understand. Our capabilities can help to transform an asset manager’s business. Through incubation, operations, compliance and risk management, responsible entity and trustee services, as well as distribution and marketing, we can help them to gain scale and build assets, and, a profitable business.

Incubation

The complexity involved in building an investment management business, combined with the need for investment managers to maintain focus on producing returns for clients, creates a high barrier to entry.  We believe we can be the difference between success and failure for a new investment manager.  We also know that there is a marked difference between starting a boutique, versus building an institutional-grade investment manager, capable of passing the rigours of investor due diligence required to be fit to manage money for investors.

We plan and project-manage every element of incubating our investment manager partners’ businesses. From providing working capital to tailoring policies and procedures, to co-ordinating audit, custody, investment systems, offer documents and client engagement. From organising office space to building marketing plans, there is no element of an investment management business that we don’t understand.

“Our partnership with Channel Capital has allowed us to gain the scale we needed to start operating as well as reach the right investors to grow our assets. They understand our business plan and provide our team with high quality support and service, from technology, compliance right through to client management.
We feel extremely confident about our future success. This partnership not only allows us to concentrate on our core strength of making sound investment decisions but also allows our clients the confidence that we have institutional grade infrastructure supporting us.”
Bob Sahota
CIO Revolution Asset Management

Investment Operations and Compliance

Investment operations and compliance environments come in multiple forms.  They depend on many factors including regulatory considerations, complexity of the asset class, the disposition of the investment manager, the structure of the business and the profile of the clients.  Determining the correct operating model is part science part art, requiring a high degree of specialist skill and experience.

We provide a comprehensive investment operations service encompassing back and middle office, compliance and risk management, fund administration and custody, financial reporting and audit, technology, performance analytics and client reporting. In addition, we are continuously investing in information technology and business solutions to create efficiencies and enhance the investment process of our partners.

Our compliance and operational environment is regularly tested by auditors, institutional clients and consultants via internal controls (GS007) audits and operational due diligence (ODD) reviews.

“Too often we assume that operations and compliance just happens, but we know that it is the result of meticulous planning and structure and in the case of Channel Capital, excellent execution."
Charlie Jamieson
CIO Jamieson Coote Bonds

Distribution and Marketing

Driving client engagement and building investment manager trust is the essence of raising capital. Our team of highly regarded distribution and marketing professionals build your funds under management without distraction. This includes targeted capital raising, key stakeholder relationship management, public relations and digital marketing and communications.

Our deep network includes superannuation funds and asset consultants, financial advisers, research houses, independent consultants, discretionary wealth managers, multi-family office and private investors.

“Our approach to distribution and marketing for our managers is more like an extension of their team rather than an agency.
We are essentially investment specialists on behalf of our manager partners’, whereby our deep relationships and insights with investors provide speed to market, accessibility, brand/strategic positioning and ongoing investor engagement.
Our manager selection process is thorough − we choose our partners for the long term.”
Andrew King
Head of Distribution, Channel Capital

Responsible Entity

Channel Investment Management Limited ACN 163 234 240 AFSL 439007 (CIML) provides our investment managers with immediate access to both an AFSL as well as responsible entity or trustee services.  We are licensed under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to act as responsible entity for registered schemes investing in derivatives and financial assets and as trustee for unregistered schemes.

CIML is the Responsible Entity / Trustee of numerous managed investment schemes holding fixed income, Australian equities, Global equities and private debt.

Offshore Structures

Another distinguishing feature of our service is our experience across different jurisdictions.  We have created CC Global Access to provide Australian investment managers with an avenue to access the large pools of capital around the globe, through a compliant and trusted infrastructure platform, supported by our local team of operational and client service experts.

CC Global Access can provide an efficient way to gain international diversification in your investor base as well as offering a high level of investor protection.

Incubation

The complexity involved in building an investment management business, combined with the need for investment managers to maintain focus on producing returns for clients, creates a high barrier to entry.  We believe we can be the difference between success and failure for a new investment manager.  We also know that there is a marked difference between starting a boutique, versus building an institutional-grade investment manager, capable of passing the rigours of investor due diligence required to be fit to manage money for investors.

We plan and project-manage every element of incubating our investment manager partners’ businesses. From providing working capital to tailoring policies and procedures, to co-ordinating audit, custody, investment systems, offer documents and client engagement. From organising office space to building marketing plans, there is no element of an investment management business that we don’t understand.

“Our partnership with Channel Capital has allowed us to gain the scale we needed to start operating as well as reach the right investors to grow our assets. They understand our business plan and provide our team with high quality support and service, from technology, compliance right through to client management.
We feel extremely confident about our future success. This partnership not only allows us to concentrate on our core strength of making sound investment decisions but also allows our clients the confidence that we have institutional grade infrastructure supporting us.”
Bob Sahota
CIO Revolution Asset Management

Investment Operations and Compliance

Investment operations and compliance environments come in multiple forms.  They depend on many factors including regulatory considerations, complexity of the asset class, the disposition of the investment manager, the structure of the business and the profile of the clients.  Determining the correct operating model is part science part art, requiring a high degree of specialist skill and experience.

We provide a comprehensive investment operations service encompassing back and middle office, compliance and risk management, fund administration and custody, financial reporting and audit, technology, performance analytics and client reporting. In addition, we are continuously investing in information technology and business solutions to create efficiencies and enhance the investment process of our partners.

Our compliance and operational environment is regularly tested by auditors, institutional clients and consultants via internal controls (GS007) audits and operational due diligence (ODD) reviews.

“Too often we assume that operations and compliance just happens, but we know that it is the result of meticulous planning and structure and in the case of Channel Capital, excellent execution."
Charlie Jamieson
CIO Jamieson Coote Bonds

Distribution and Marketing

Driving client engagement and building investment manager trust is the essence of raising capital. Our team of highly regarded distribution and marketing professionals build your funds under management without distraction. This includes targeted capital raising, key stakeholder relationship management, public relations and digital marketing and communications.

Our deep network includes superannuation funds and asset consultants, financial advisers, research houses, independent consultants, discretionary wealth managers, multi-family office and private investors.

“Our approach to distribution and marketing for our managers is more like an extension of their team rather than an agency.
We are essentially investment specialists on behalf of our manager partners’, whereby our deep relationships and insights with investors provide speed to market, accessibility, brand/strategic positioning and ongoing investor engagement.
Our manager selection process is thorough − we choose our partners for the long term.”
Andrew King
Head of Distribution, Channel Capital

Responsible Entity

Channel Investment Management Limited ACN 163 234 240 AFSL 439007 (CIML) provides our investment managers with immediate access to both an AFSL as well as responsible entity or trustee services.  We are licensed under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to act as responsible entity for registered schemes investing in derivatives and financial assets and as trustee for unregistered schemes.

CIML is the Responsible Entity / Trustee of numerous managed investment schemes holding fixed income, Australian equities, Global equities and private debt.

Offshore Structures

Another distinguishing feature of our service is our experience across different jurisdictions.  We have created CC Global Access to provide Australian investment managers with an avenue to access the large pools of capital around the globe, through a compliant and trusted infrastructure platform, supported by our local team of operational and client service experts.

CC Global Access can provide an efficient way to gain international diversification in your investor base as well as offering a high level of investor protection.

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