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Charles River Relocates Tokyo Office to Support Continued Growth in Japan

November 19, 2019

Tokyo — November 19, 2019 — Charles River Development, a State Street Company, has relocated its Tokyo Office to a larger premises in the Toranomon business district. The office will provide Charles River’s growing Japanese client base with increased local support and expertise for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS).

“The new premises in Toyko demonstrate Charles River’s commitment to the Japanese financial market and have been designed to accommodate the growing demand for Charles River IMS as well as interest in the State Street Alpha℠ platform,” said Cameron Field, Managing Director APAC, Charles River.

Charles River IMS serves as the front and middle office component of State Street’s Alpha℠ Platform, which provides global investment managers, hedge funds, asset owners and insurers with a complete front to back solution for risk management, portfolio construction, trading, compliance, post-trade and back office services.

Charles River’s presence in the region extends more than 19 years, beginning with an office in Singapore in 2000, followed by the Regional Headquarters established in Melbourne in 2004, and has since expanded to Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. The firm has implementation, client services and consulting experts across the region that provide on-the-ground support to over 140 client sites in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. It also provides an essential link in a follow-the-sun model that provides support and critical start-of-day and end-of-day processes for global markets.

Charles River’s new office address is: Toranomon Hills, Mori Tower 25F, 1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6325

About Charles River, A State Street Company

Investment firms, asset owners, wealth managers, hedge funds and insurers in more than 30 countries rely on Charles River’s front and middle office investment management platform to manage more than US$30 Trillion in assets. Together with State Street’s middle and back office capabilities, Charles River’s software technology forms the foundation of State Street Alpha℠ platform. The Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) is designed to automate and simplify the institutional investment process across asset classes, from portfolio management and risk analytics through trading and post-trade settlement, with integrated compliance and managed data throughout. Charles River’s growing partner ecosystem enables clients to seamlessly access external data and analytics, applications and liquidity venues that support the unique demands of their product and asset class mix. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, we serve clients globally with more than 975 employees in 11 regional offices. For more information, please visit www.crd.com. (Statistics as of October 2019)

About State Street Corporation

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $32.90 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.95 trillion* in assets under management as of September 30, 2019, State Street operates globally in more than 100 geographic markets and employs approximately 40,000 worldwide. For more information, visit State Street’s website at www.statestreet.com.

*Assets under management include the assets of the SPDR® Gold ETF and the SPDR® Long Dollar Gold Trust ETF (approximately $44 billion as of September 30, 2019), for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

 

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