MUFG Investor Services Taps Catalano for Business Development Role

Feb 16 2016 | 11:03pm ET

Global asset servicing specialist MUFG Investor Services has appointed former Atlas Fund Services executive Mark Catalano as executive director for business development.

Catalano will be responsible for driving new client engagement in the Americas with the company’s asset servicing solutions, which include fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, custody, depository, trustee, fund of hedge fund financing, FX and wider banking services, according to a statement. He will report to John Sergides, the company’s global head of business development & marketing.

Prior to his new role, Catalano was head of U.S. business development at Atlas Fund Services. Beforehand, he was director, product & business development, Alternative Fund Services for Deutsche Bank, and also held positions Fidelity Investments and Arthur Andersen.

“Mark’s appointment is a key hire in our strategy to grow organically and continue providing best in-class asset servicing solutions for clients,” said Sergides in a statement. “Mark has a proven track record of growth and deep knowledge of the alternative investment space. His expertise and understanding of the Americas market underpin our growth plans over the coming years.”

MUFG Investor Services is the global asset-servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, one of the largest banks in the world with $2.4 trillion in assets. The firm provides a range of solutions from fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, custody, foreign exchange, fund of hedge fund financing, trustee services and depository to securities lending and other banking services to more than 2,400 funds across all investment strategies, asset types and fund structures.

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