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Trustee for hire

Global Merces Funds Management (Global Merces) is licenced to act as a wholesale trustee to unregistered managed investment schemes. Alternatively, Global Merces provide a single service working alongside external service providers or your existing Responsible Entity/Trustee.

Global Merces is well-resourced with expertise and knowledge to assist Investment Managers looking for a proficient and qualified Trustee providing exceptional high standard of service that satisfies ongoing legislative and regulatory requirements. Responsible for the compliance and governance of the trust, we will ensure that the trust operates within the bounds of its trust deed, disclosure documents and the law.

Acting as the fund’s trustee, Global Merces can undertake the following activities:

  • Liaison with ASIC
  • Production of information memorandums
  • Development of Compliance plans
  • Procedures and structuring
  • Monitoring of compliance with the Corporations Act, constituent documents and compliance plan
  • Establishment of in-house/outsourced Fund Administration services (Fund accounting, unit registry, unitholder reporting and portfolio valuation)
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Assistance in Scheme marketing and distribution and online development such as Fund website
  • Adherence to legislative and regulatory requirements
  • Complaints monitoring and resolution
  • Custody services
  • Appointment and monitoring of external service providers

Along with acting as a Trustee for hire for unregistered schemes, Global Merces also offers responsible entity services for registered schemes.