Andrew Collins has joined Fortis Prime Fund Solutions in London, where he will head up European client relationship management across Prime Fund Solutions’ banking and finance, fund administration and global custody clients.
Collins previously worked with Ernst & Young in Dublin, where he was a Manager in their Investment Management Group, involved in providing a broad range of advisory and project management services to investment funds and hedge funds in particular. Collins has also had extensive experience in the listing of specialist entities, including securitisation vehicles and hedge funds, on the Irish Stock Exchange. Prior to working with Ernst & Young, Collins worked for Davy Corporate Finance.
Collins holds an honours bachelors degree in economics and an honours master’s degree in business economics.
“Andrew brings with him exceptional expertise and experience from the investment and hedge funds environment,” says Joost Lbler, Chief Commercial Officer at Prime Fund Solutions. “His appointment to our growing relationship management team indicates our ongoing commitment to our clients in the UK and across continental Europe.”
Prime Fund Solutions offers services ranging from start-up support to administration and mid-office services, global custody, clearing, as well as equity financing and securities lending services. It also offers bridge and/or leverage credit facilities for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.