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DST Acquires Strategic Advisory Firm kasina

Combination Brings a New Level of Business Intelligence to the Asset Management Industry

KANSAS CITY, MO – January 6, 2015 – DST, a global provider of strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communication solutions, today announced it has acquired kasina LLC, a leading strategic advisory firm to the asset management industry.

The…

IFDS Makes Senior Appointments to its Luxembourg Transfer Agency Business

LUXEMBOURG -- 05 January 2015 -- International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a leading global provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions to the collective investment, retirement, insurance, and platform markets, today announced the appointment of two senior executives to its Luxembourg leadership team.

Jean-Benoit Naudin, a 30-year veteran of the international…

DST Systems, Inc. Announces Notification of Earnings Release Date

KANSAS CITY, MO – January 2, 2015 ─ DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) will release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014, on Thursday, January 29, 2015, at 6:00 A.M. Central Time.

The Company will host a conference call the same day at 7:30 A.M. Central Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (888) 802-8577 and for international callers…

“ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF” Looks to Capitalize on New Era for Drug Companies

Thematic Fund Targets Innovative Biotechnology Firms Focusing On R&D

DENVER – December 31, 2014 – ALPS, a DST Company focused on asset management and asset servicing, today announced the launch of the ALPS Medical Breakthroughs ETF (NYSE Arca: SBIO), the first exchange-traded fund built specifically to capture R&D opportunities in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.

The…

SPROTT Gold Miners ETF Surpasses $100 Million In Assets

DENVER – December 22, 2014 – ALPS, a DST Company focused on asset management and asset servicing, today announced that the Sprott Gold Miners ETF (SGDM) has raised more than $100 million in assets.

SGDM was created in partnership with ALPS Advisors Inc., who serves as the investment adviser to the Fund and Zacks Index Services.

Launched in July of this year, the…

ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF Surpasses Billion Dollar Mark

“SDOG” Reaches Milestone Assets Under Management (AUM) in Just Over Two Years

DENVER – December 18, 2014 – ALPS, a DST Company focused on asset management and asset servicing, today announced that the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) (NYSE: SDOG) has passed one billion dollars in assets under management.   

Launched in June 2012, SDOG was the…

Virgin Media Signs with DST for Print and Direct Marketing Services

Three-Year Deal Makes DST Key Supplier for UK’s Leading Communications Provider

LONDON – 27 November 2014 – DST, a global provider of strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communication solutions, today announced it has signed a three-year deal with Virgin Media for the production of print and direct marketing material.

The strategic…

Latest Enhancements to DST’s Anova Helps Solve Apra Regulatory Reporting Challenges for Superannuation Funds

Comprehensive End-To-End Data Sourcing, Validation, and Form Creation Capabilities Added to Leading Data Management Suite

SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, LONDON – 26 November 2014 – DST, a global provider of strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communications solutions, today announced strategic validation enhancements to its Anova APRA reporting…

DST Systems, Inc. Appoints Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. to Board Of Directors

KANSAS CITY, MO – November 10, 2014 ─ DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles E. Haldeman, Jr. to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Haldeman's initial term will expire at the Company’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.  It is the Board's intention to nominate Mr. Haldeman for election at the 2015 Annual…

ALPS to Close Three Exchange Traded Funds

DENVER – November 4, 2014 – ALPS, a DST Company focused on asset servicing and asset gathering, today announced the liquidation of three VelocityShares ETFs.

The three Funds -- VelocityShares Emerging Asia DR ETF (NASDAQ: ASDR), VelocityShares Emerging Markets DR ETF (NASDAQ: EMDR) and VelocityShares Russia Select DR ETF (NASDAQ: RUDR) -- will close to new investors on November…



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