Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Oct 18 2012 | 4:14am ET
Etops, an independent provider of middle office outsourcing and consultancy solutions is expanding its business activities to Geneva.
Arnold de Christen will be taking over the management of the newly established branch and customer care for clients in French-speaking Europe. Previously, de Christen was partner and COO of Alyat Asset Management in Geneva.
At the same time, Etops is strengthening its sales team with Roberto Masciadri as head of client solutions. Previously, he was the head of technology for a large Swiss fund of funds.
Etops, which was founded in 2010, has 23 employees at its locations in Pfäffikon SZ and Bratislava, Slovakia. The firm specializes in middle office outsourcing, reporting and systems solutions as well as data and project management for multi-managers such as funds of hedge funds, family offices and pension funds, including single hedge funds and institutional asset managers.
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