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Custom House named best Malta fund administrator for second time in ICFA Awards

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update – Custom House Global Fund Services (CHGFS), a leading independent administrator specializing in alternative investment funds, was last night named ‘Fund Administrator of the Year: Malta’ at the 2011 International Custody & Fund Administration (ICFA) magazine awards in London.

The award was accepted by Mark Hedderman, Chief Operating Officer of CHGFS, who commented: “We are very proud to receive this award for the second year running. We believe it shows our commitment to Malta and the hard work and efforts of our staff there.”

CHGS is the largest fund administrator on Malta and employs over 40 specialist staff. As well as winning the ICFA ‘Fund Administrator of the Year: Malta’ award in 2010, CHGFS received ‘Maltese Fund Administrator of the Year’ for 2010 and 2011 from

CHGFS is one of the largest global fund administrators and among the fastest growing providers of administration services for alternative investment funds.*

*Source: HFMWeek Assets under Administration Survey, November 2011

(press release)

Custom House Global Fund Services Ltd., a member of the TMF Group, offers a full 24/5 round the world, round the clock administration service out of its fully integrated global network of offices. Custom House, which prides itself on a personal and innovative service, specialises in alternative investment funds, which include many varied investment strategies. We tailor the structure of each fund to meet the client’s needs. Custom House uses the fully integrated, fund administration system, PFS-PAXUS. Reporting and dealing is effected through CHARIOT, Custom House's secure password protected web-reporting platform for managers and investors. With $49bn AUA, we serve over 500 funds for more than 200 investment management clients, ranging from funds of a few million US Dollars at launch to several billion US Dollars. This reflects our commitment to working not only with institutions, but also with emerging or newly independent money managers, whose customised funds start out quite small. Our philosophy is to grow with those managers and their funds, demonstrating our long-term dedication to our clients. CHGFS is a Category 4 Licensed Custodian of funds-of-funds and recognised as a full service hedge fund administrator by the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”).

TMF Group provides global accounting, legal, HR, payroll compliance and reporting services and has over 100 offices in 75 jurisdictions.


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