Global service provider JTC has appointed Martin Punt as Director – Fund & Corporate Services, as the firm grows its alternative fund proposition in the UK market.
Based in London, Martin will play an active role in building JTC’s intermediary relationships and developing its overall private equity and venture capital offering, with a particular focus on the firm’s UK and Channel Islands proposition. He will also focus on growing organic new business in the fund and corporate services markets.
With a reputation as a specialist business development professional in the private equity and venture capital space, Martin has more than a decade of experience in the industry in the UK and internationally. Prior to joining JTC, he held a senior position with Jenson Funding Partners, where he was responsible for supporting its portfolio of early-stage businesses. He also spent eight years working at the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) where he managed the Association’s engagement with its members.
Commenting on Martin’s appointment, Jonathan Jennings, Group Head of Institutional Client Services at JTC, said: “Martin’s extensive experience in the UK and offshore funds industry, and in particular his time at the BVCA, has earned him a formidable reputation as an accomplished business developer in the UK private equity and venture capital space. His insights, relationships and knowledge of the sector will be pivotal in delivering on the strategic growth plans for our UK and Channel Islands funds business over the coming months. I’m delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Martin added: “JTC is extremely well regarded in the sector and has been hugely successful in building a strong fund and corporate services platform, with clear plans to grow and enhance its proposition further over the coming years. Having spent more than ten years building relationships and contacts in the UK fund and corporate sector, I’m excited to be part of JTC’s growth story and look forward to meeting with intermediaries and other contacts over the coming months.”