Monday, 22 September 2014
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Oct 7 2013 | 8:59am ET
Hedge fund administrator Custom House Fund Services has come to the world's hedge fund capital.
The Chicago-based firm has opened an office in New York, hiring two to staff it: Peter McCulloch and Anthony Stanziano. Both men will serve as commercial directors; McCulloch joins from Lombard Street Research, where he sold institutional research, and Stanziano from Deutsche Bank, where he worked in prime brokerage.
“The opening of a New York office and hiring of a seasoned sales and business development team for the North East region is part of our strategic expansion in the US, which we view as an important market in our global footprint,” CEO Mark Hedderman said. “We are pleased to build out our team as the firm prepares to roll out on new offerings and products that have been developed specifically for the US market, to help fund managers meet the challenges of shifting regulation, complex markets and the need to manage and monitor their businesses in real-time.”
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