KPMG Taps Mirsky To Head Hedge Funds In UK

Feb 17 2011 | 9:27am ET

KPMG has appointed Robert Mirsky as head of hedge funds in the UK.

Mirsky comes to KPMB from Laven Partners, a specialist investment management consultancy, where as a managing director he oversaw the creation of a UCITS program. A lawyer by training, Mirsky had previously been a partner in Ernst & Young’s hedge fund practice.

Mirsky has worked with Big 4 firms in London, New York, Washington DC, Milan, Bangkok and the Cayman Islands. He has considerable experience in the establishment, operation, and structuring of both offshore and onshore hedge funds. He has handled the tax aspects of cross-border financings, financial products, international mergers & acquisitions, insurance and project financings.

Mirsky is also chairman and founder of the industry-supported charity Hedge Funds Care UK which works toward the treatment and prevention of child abuse.

In his new role, Mirsky will be responsible for hedge fund compliance issues, including those related to the Alternative Investments Fund Management Directive in the EU and the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States.

KPMG’s hedge fund practice includes 200 people in 20 countries.


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