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Custom House

October 03, 2013 09:23 ET

Custom House Global Fund Services Expands in the US

Opens New York City Office, Appoints Senior Industry Professionals

NEW YORK, NY and CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013) - Custom House Global Fund Services, a leading provider of financial services to the alternative investment sector, today announced the opening of a New York office and the expansion of their business development team in anticipation of growth in the region. Custom House now has seven global locations, over $40 billion of assets under administration and 200 staff.

Joining Custom House in New York is Peter McCulloch, and Anthony Stanziano, as Commercial Directors. Both positions will report to Scott Price, Head of Sales for the Americas, who is located in the company's US headquarters in Chicago. Internally, Greg Colanto has also been promoted to Commercial Director in Chicago.

"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," said Mark Hedderman, CEO of Custom House Global Fund Services. "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."

Mr. McCulloch was most recently at Lombard Street Research, where he was a Senior Sales Manager responsible for selling institutional research to hedge funds, asset managers, and mutual funds. Prior to that Mr. McCulloch was one of the initial three salespeople to launch Strategas Research Partners, a global macro-economic, investment strategy, and Washington policy broker-dealer. He began his career in sales at Citigroup Global Markets after graduating from Loyola University in Maryland, where he studied business and political science. 

Mr. Stanziano has twelve years of both operational and front office industry experience, with a focus on client service. Prior to Custom House, Anthony worked at Deutsche Bank for six years, where he served as a Relationship Manager within the Prime Brokerage business. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware, and his MBA from Fordham University, New York. 

Prior to becoming a Commercial Director, Mr. Colanto was a Senior Fund Accountant and Team Leader at Custom House for seven years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois.

About Custom House Global Fund Services 

Established in Ireland in 1989, Custom House Global Fund Services, part of the TMF Group, offers a wide variety of financial services to its clients. Over the past 20 years, Custom House has evolved into a global leader in the financial services business with offices in Chicago, New York, Dublin, Malta, Luxembourg, and Singapore. Custom House specializes in fund services for alternative investment funds, which include many varied investment strategies. Custom House has over US$40 billion in assets under administration, provides administration services to more than 200 managers, trading through over 500 investment funds, for over 150 of which Custom House provides daily dealing NAVs. For more information on Custom House, visit www.customhousegroup.com.

About TMF

TMF Group provides global accounting, legal, HR, payroll, compliance and reporting services and has over 100 offices in 75 jurisdictions. For more information, visit www.tmf-group.com.

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