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MUFG Investor Services appoints Marc Russell-Jones as head of business development for EMEA

Thursday, July 07, 2016
Opalesque Industry Update - MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has appointed Marc Russell-Jones as Head of Business Development for EMEA.

Marc will be responsible for driving the growth of MUFG Investor Services’ asset servicing solutions across hedge funds, fund of funds and private equity/real estate funds in the EMEA region. These solutions include fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, custody, depository, trustee, fund of hedge fund financing, FX and wider banking services.

Formerly head of asset manager sector solutions for the Nordics and UK at State Street, Marc brings over 15 years’ experience from business development roles in the investment industry.

He was previously Managing Director in Prime Brokerage and Head of EMEA sales for alternative investment services at J.P. Morgan, joining from BNY Mellon where he held the same role. He will report to John Sergides, Managing Director, Global Head of Business Development & Marketing, in New York.

The announcement follows the recent appointments of Mark Catalano from Atlas Fund Services, Michael McCabe from BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services business, Daniel Trentacosta from Och-Ziff Capital Management Group and McAllister (Mac) Kirschner from BlackRock.

John Sergides said: “With his extensive experience in the alternative investment industry, Marc will play a significant role in extending our best in-class asset servicing solutions for our clients in EMEA. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to the industry and supports our ambition to become the leading player in the market.”

Marc Russell-Jones said: “MUFG Investor Services’ ambitious growth strategy and commitment to high quality client service are well known industry-wide. I look forward to working closely with the established team to further develop these qualities and expand our advanced, asset servicing solutions across the EMEA region.”

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