Moore Stephens has appointed Richard Geary as senior manager in their Funds Services division.
Based in Jersey, Mr Geary will lead the offshore funds team with a focus on real estate and private equity, working with a cross-section of clients, from global institutions and sovereign wealth funds through to international family offices.
An experienced professional, Mr Geary is a qualified member of the Institute of Financial Services and previously held administration, management and business development roles in private banking and corporate administration. His 20 years in financial services have seen him supporting an international client base working extensively with corporates, funds, and family offices, to implement and manage their corporate and fund needs.
“I am delighted to join Moore Stephens at a time when the value of regulated funds under administration in Jersey reaches record levels”, said Mr Geary. “There is particular investor interest and growth in both private equity and real estate sectors and I look forward to working with the team to grow this business.”
Nick Solt, managing director of Moore Stephens Funds Services said: “We are seeing increased demand from promoters and managers to establish a broad range of funds in our jurisdiction due to our pragmatic regulatory regime, speed to market, flexibility and cost effectiveness. Richard’s expertise in offshore property, innovative fund structuring and corporate solutions, particularly for clients and their professional advisors based in the Middle East and Asia, will be a tremendous asset to our business as we build on our success and extend our global reach.”
Moore Stephens Fund Services is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission