dms Management Ltd. Announces New Partner AppointmentsBy Dms Management Ltd., PRNE
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, October 13, 2010 - dms Management Ltd. (DMS), the largest management firm in the Cayman
Islands focused on serving the hedge fund industry, announces the appointment
of two new partners to the firm, Roger H. Hanson and Ronan Guilfoyle. Both
have served as principals of DMS for a number of years.
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Don Seymour, DMS Managing Director, said the appointments will serve to
reinforce DMS' reputation as the market leading firm, and further solidify
its continued growth.
"We take great pride in announcing our new partners. Roger and Ronan both
exemplify the core values of DMS and contribute significantly to the firm's
practice. Their demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of
professional excellence, their capacity to be leaders in our firm and in the
global hedge fund industry, and the various experiences and perspectives they
each offer, will continue to serve our clients well," he said.
A recognized leader and pioneer in the Cayman Islands hedge fund
industry, Mr. Hanson has served on the boards of hedge funds for more than 15
years. He has significant experience in a wide range of alternative
investments including private equity, SPVs and funds-of-funds. Mr. Hanson's
ability to advise and direct on all areas of fund operations have been key to
his storied success over the years.
Previously, Mr. Hanson was the Regional Director (North America &
Caribbean) for Fortis Prime Fund Solutions whilst also serving as Managing
Director for Fortis' local Fund Services business and General Manager of its
Private Banking business unit. A founding member of the Cayman Islands Fund
Administrators Association, he has been heavily involved in shaping the
regulation of the fund industry in Cayman.
Mr. Guilfoyle has made significant contributions to DMS during his
tenure, with involvement in a number of fundamental areas including client
services, business development and operational processes. He advises hedge
funds, private equity funds and SPVs worldwide in their formation and ongoing
efficient operation. Mr. Guilfoyle is integrally involved in the design,
implementation and execution of industry-leading operational processes and
efficiencies that have propelled DMS to the forefront of the fund governance
industry. He has led the recruitment and development of the Associate
Director team in the Cayman and Ireland offices, in addition to his
leadership of dms Corporate Services Ltd., a DMS subsidiary company. Mr.
Guilfoyle's superlative approach to client service and team leadership has
accelerated his ascent to the top ranks of the industry.
Before joining DMS, Mr. Guilfoyle was Group Manager at Admiral
Administration Ltd. and began his career with Ernst & Young, Ireland.
DMS is the largest management firm in the Cayman Islands focused on
serving the hedge fund industry. Its principals serve as independent
directors, advise hedge funds in distressed conditions, and structure and
service offshore hedge fund business solutions. With 12 directors and more
than 50 industry professionals leveraging proprietary leading-edge
technology, DMS is the most professional firm in fund governance and its
reputation as the industry leader is internationally renowned.
Nainna Leader, Business Development, +1-345-749-2570, nleader at dms.com.ky
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