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Sweden-based Keel Capital launches SIF SICAV hedge fund, selects RBC Dexia as custodian

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Opalesque Industry Updates – RBC Dexia Investor Services is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Swedish-based Keel Capital AB as custodian, domiciliary agent, administrative agent, registrar and transfer agent for that company’s new SIF SICAV Hedge Fund.

“After an extensive review process, our management team determined that RBC Dexia was the ideal provider for our fund,” said Martin Rudling, CEO of Keel Capital AB. “We based this determination on a number of key factors, including their highly-consultative approach, as well as their clearly demonstrated understanding of our business. We were also impressed by the overall quality of their value proposition, their outstanding reputation for providing exceptional service and the breadth and quality of their service offering. We are looking forward to working with the team at RBC Dexia as we grow this new fund.”

“We would like to congratulate Keel Capital on the launch of their new SIF SICAV Hedge Fund and we are extremely pleased to be forging this new working relationship with them,” said Laurent Vanderweyen, Managing Director, Luxembourg for RBC Dexia Investor Services. “This new agreement underscores RBC Dexia’s growing market presence in the Nordic region and reinforces our position as a global leader in providing investor services to the world’s premier hedge fund managers.”

RBC Dexia Investor Services was recently ranked number one overall in the Global Investor Global Custody Survey for the sixth consecutive year (2004 – 2009). RBC Dexia also excelled in the annual R&M Consultants Global Custody Survey, and was ranked the number one service provider by fund managers in Global Custodian's 2008 Global Custody Survey. RBC Dexia was also named Global Custody: Client Relationship Manager of the Year in ICFA’s 2009 Global Awards.

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Keel Capital AB is a Swedish-based hedge fund house offering a Long/Short Alpha focused equity hedge fund that seeks Alpha generation in both long and short positions. The company’s investment process is fundamental, supported by proprietary screening tools and models. The fund is distinguished by Nordic focus, low risk, high liquidity, consistent investment process and high transparency.

RBC Dexia Investor Services offers a complete range of investor services to institutions worldwide. Equally-owned by RBC and Dexia, the company ranks among the world’s top 10 global custodians with USD 2.0 trillion in client assets under administration. rbcdexia.com


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