2012-12-11 12:38:50 - Vistra has announced the appointment of Rob Lucas as Director of Fund Services
Based in Vistra’s Jersey offices, his remit will cover London and the main European markets, where his brief includes both business development and operations. Vistra’s fund services division offers clients a full range of fund formation, administration, trustee and corporate secretarial services from its three offices in Jersey, Hong Kong and Luxembourg. The company focuses on alternative investment sectors including hedge funds, real estate, private equity, venture capital and alternative assets.
Rob is a Chartered Accountant with more than 12 years of offshore fund and trust experience in both Jersey and the Cayman Islands. Prior to joining Vistra, he was a director of Northern Trust International Fund Administrators and also head of real estate and infrastructure funds in Jersey at
the same company. Rob has a strong track record delivering growth to a range of organisations and is experienced in negotiating pan European business deals.
Commenting on his new role, Rob said, “Vistra Fund Services division is growing rapidly both organically and through acquisitions in Europe and the Far East. We are able to offer clients simple and fast solutions to the challenge of designing and establishing new fund structures and I am looking forward to being able to grow this business further through our network of 23 offices in 19 jurisdictions.”
Chris Burton, Vistra Jersey’s Managing Director, said: “With over 12 years’ experience and a proven track record, Rob brings a key set of skills and experience to this role. Our objective is to be recognised as a leading fund formation and administration provider globally and I am sure Rob will play a key part delivering that vision.”
Rob is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is married with a young daughter and in his spare time is a keen local footballer.
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About Vistra Group
Vistra is a leading independent provider of trust, fiduciary, corporate and fund services delivering personal and tailored solutions to international corporations, institutional investors and high net worth individuals from around the world.
Our clients can benefit from a multi-jurisdictional and personal approach, delivered by a team of professionals with an in-depth understanding of the often complex needs of every client. Our services include company formation and management, fund formation and administration, trustee services, family office, marine and aviation and accounting services.
Today Vistra employs around 350 employees in 23 offices covering 19 jurisdictions, with each of our offices providing the full range of fund, trust, corporate and estate planning solutions.
Vistra is a unique player in the trust and fiduciary industry, boasting the most balanced geographic reach globally while always guaranteeing the personal and tailored service that our clients deserve.
Together, we bring to life the Vistra ethos of “Crossing Borders, Creating Solutions”.
Vistra is part of the OV Group, which includes Offshore Incorporations (OIL), Asia’s leading company formation specialist and Vistra. The OV Group employs circa 500 professionals and is the 3rd biggest provider worldwide of trust and corporate services.
For further information please visit www.vistra.com