Asset services

We manage every aspect of the asset servicing process, leaving clients free to concentrate on their own priorities — that is, distribution and generating portfolio performance.

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Wealth management

Who we serve

We offer bespoke solutions to financial institutions, asset, fund and wealth managers.

About asset services at Pictet

Pictet Asset Services is quality and performance focused, allowing clients to concentrate on their own priorities: generating portfolio performance and distributing their products.

Our clients include fund managers, independent asset managers and institutional investors. We act as an asset servicing boutique and offer standard and bespoke custody, fund and trading solutions, in addition to cash and securities settlements, corporate actions, valuations and reporting.
Pictet Connect, a dedicated online platform, provides client with a simple and secure digital access to real-time information and reports regarding their portfolios. Additionally, the integration of our Portfolio Management Systems and other bespoke solutions enable seamless front-to-back integration.

545
BN CHF
Assets in custody*
294
BN CHF
Fund services*
228
Full-time equivalent employees**
6
Offices worldwide

Our fund administration services include all processes from NAV calculation and fund accounting to maintaining shareholder registers. We also have access to dedicated third-party management companies that are able to manage relationships with regulators.
All our fund services are managed in-house, ensuring consistent standards and promotion of our risk-aware culture through the whole value chain.

Through a dedicated access to Pictet Trading and Sales, we also offer round-the-clock execution capabilities through a single entry point across asset classes — including equities, bonds, foreign exchange, derivatives and mutual funds.
As the Pictet Group does not have any investment banking activities, we can always act without conflicts of interest and to the best advantage of our clients.

* Figure as of 30 June 2022. This figure includes assets held in custody for internal clients, that is, Pictet Wealth Management and Pictet Asset Management.
** This figure does not include the 1,479 full-time equivalent employees of Pas Operations, now part of a division called Technology & Operations, or the 173 full-time equivalent employees of Pictet Trading & Sales.

Best Global Custodian worldwide

Pictet has consistently been top-ranked by leading worldwide industry surveys for more than 20 years.

The quality of our asset services is the result of our decades of experience. 

Pictet Asset Services is assessed every year and was ranked ranked best Global Custodian worldwide by R&M Consultants in 2021.

What sets us apart

Our purpose is to build responsible partnerships with our clients, colleagues, communities and the companies in which we invest, in order to safeguard and transmit wealth, of all kinds, in the service of the real economy.

Independence

As part of a Group with no investment banking activities, we act independently, objectively, with no conflicts of interest and always to the advantage of our client.

Consistency and continuity

Our single-point-of-entry principle and low staff turnover result in an uncompromising client-centred philosophy. We take a long-term approach to our business and to our partnership with clients.

Fast and flexible decision-making

All our experts are in-house, and we can easily bring together one of the Group’s Partners to find swift solutions.

Protecting your performance

We have an effective alpha protection programme to enhance clients’ asset performance and to meet the most stringent risk management requirements.

Financially secure

Pictet is well resourced and financially secure, with ratings among the highest in the banking industry today: Prime -1/Aa2 from Moody's and F1+/AA- from Fitch.

Industry-recognised brand

Pictet’s expertise as a custodian is globally recognised. For more than 20 years the Group has regularly ranked among the best in international surveys.

Worldwide market coverage

Our custody services cover 95 markets worldwide – including almost every country with a stock exchange.

List of funds

Pictet Asset Services

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Pictet Asset Management

Pictet Asset Management is the institutional arm of the Pictet Group, in charge of creating and managing in-house funds.

Working at Pictet

For 217 years we have invested in our people. What have we learnt? That our success, both present and future, depends not only on those already with us, but also on those who join us today. We are looking for talented individuals and are committed to helping them continue their development and training.

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