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Custom House Global Fund Services

March 08, 2016 09:00 ET

Custom House Global Fund Services Expands Key Roles in U.S.

Former Investment Banking Executives Join Newly Independent Fund Administrator

CHICAGO, IL, and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2016) - Custom House Global Fund Services, a leading independent hedge fund administration specialist, is pleased to announce the expansion of its sales and operations in North America. Sebastien Sacre was appointed Managing Director of the Chicago office, the U.S. headquarters for Custom House, while John Lumley, who joined as the Head of Sales, Americas, will be based in New York.

"We are extremely pleased to have talent of the caliber of Sebastien and John join our global team and spearhead our operations and business development in the Americas," said Mark Hedderman, CEO, Custom House Global Fund Services. He added, "Sebastien is responsible for the running of our Chicago office and also the further enhancement of our PERE offering while John's invaluable experience across operations, product and business development places him perfectly to lead Custom House's growth in the region."

Mr. Sacre joined Custom House from JPMorgan Chase, where he was a Vice President and Office Lead in the Private Equity and Real Estate Services group, managing the fund administration for private equity funds of several internal and external clients. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Sacre was a Senior Manager in the Audit Financial Services Industry group at Ernst &Young, working out of E&Y's Luxembourg, Toronto and Chicago offices, handling the audits of hedge funds, private equity funds and mutual funds.

Mr. Lumley has over sixteen years' experience in fund administration across operations, product and business development and was previously Product Head for Global Fund Services at J.P. Morgan, New York. In addition to positions at J.P. Morgan, he has experience on both alternative investments and investment banking with roles at GlobeOp Financial Services, Deutsche Bank, and Salomon Brothers.

About Custom House Global Fund Services
Custom House Global Fund Services is a leading independent hedge fund administration specialist ideally located to deliver services in Europe, Asia and the Americas. We partner with established hedge fund managers, start up managers, family offices and institutional managers, with a combination of experience, global presence and technology. Founded in 1989, Custom House grew with the alternative investment industry providing superior fund administration and investor services and today provides one of the most advanced service offerings available to fund managers. With over $20bn in AUA, Custom House provides fund administration services to more than 200 managers and 500 investment funds. The firm has offices in Chicago, Dublin, Geneva, Guernsey, Hong Kong, London, Malta, New York, Rotterdam, Shenzhen, Singapore, Sofia and Sydney. For more information, visit

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