Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Apr 8 2013 | 12:02pm ET
Maples Fund Services has hired Jason Brandt, regional head of fund services for the Americas, to lead the firm’s growing presence in the region.
Brandt, who joins Maple from Deutsche Bank Alternative Fund Services in London, has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services sector, focused primarily in hedge funds and private equity. At DB, he was responsible for client relationships globally, as well as growing the EMEA and Asia business. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he served as managing director and chief operating officer of Hedgeworks, which was acquired by Deutsche Bank in 2008. Brandt's early career included positions with Capital Guardian Trust Company, Ernst & Young and Coopers & Lybrand.
In his new role at Maples, Brandt will focus on servicing the growing North American business through expansion of administration, middle-office and risk services to investment managers, institutional investors and family offices. He will have responsibility over mandates serviced from North America, overseeing client relationship and operations teams. He will be based in the firm’s Montreal office.
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