Merian Global Investors has appointed FNZ as its UK Transfer Agent and will replace DST as administrator effective from 1 April 2019.
Please arrange to hold any trading from 12pm 29 March 2019 via STP or fax until the fund range has been transferred to FNZ from Monday 1 April 2019.
STP Trading – EMX & CTN
Electronic trading via EMX and CTN will be temporarily suspended in line with the below valuation points;
12pm VP– Suspended from 12pm 29 March 2019 for Merian funds
We will be closing Electronic Re-Registration for Merian between 25 March 2019 and 29 March 2019 (inclusive).
Any electronic trades submitted after the above suspension times will be automatically rejected. You will need to refer to the new Transfer Agent for the updated hub IDs to use.
STP Settlement –CREST & CTN NS
We will be closing CREST & CTN NS for Merian funds between 25 March 2019 and 29 March 2019 (inclusive). The last traded Valuation Point to settle via CREST & CTN NS will be 22 March 2019.
Please note the CREST service will remain open for reconciliation and transferring of units between CREST participants under the existing CREST IDs over this period.
Please ensure you have made all relevant internal parties aware of these changes and updates are made in line with the dates above.
DST are unable to comment on the operation under the new administrators however, should you have any queries on this communication please contact the DST Distributor Client Services Team, our contact details can be found by clicking here.