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TMF Custom House hires fund services COO

TMF Custom House Fund Services, a fund administration services provider for the alternative investment sector, has hired Kevin Walsh as chief operating officer for fund services. Previously, Walsh, who is based in Dublin, worked at HSBC Securities Services.


SLIEMA, MALTA, and DUBLIN, IRELAND–(Marketwired – Oct 14, 2014) – TMF Custom House Fund Services, a leading provider of fund administration services to the alternative investment sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Walsh as Chief Operating Officer for Fund Services. He is based in Dublin.

“Kevin brings over 20 years of experience in the funds industry to TMF Custom House and will play a pivotal role in the company as we are positioned for further growth and expansion of our fund administration services following the finalization of our acquisition by the TMF Group,” said Mark Hedderman, CEO, TMF Custom House. “Kevin will oversee our global operating model and is responsible for the oversight of our eight fund service locations in Europe, Asia and North America, as well as product development and business planning for fund administration and client services.”

“I am excited to join TMF Custom House at this critical period in its growth,” said Kevin Walsh, Chief Operating Officer, TMF Custom House. “The firm’s entrepreneurial environment, strong commitment to a full and hands-on client experience, and independent ownership under the TMF umbrella makes it a unique global fund administration services model in the alternative funds sector.”

Walsh started his career in the funds industry in 1995 at the Bank of Bermuda and has a strong operational, regulatory and product management focus and experience in banking and fund services. He joins TMF Custom House from HSBC Securities Services, which acquired Bank of Bermuda in 2004, where he was responsible for the global product development of core accounting services across the range of alternative asset classes. He is a qualified ACCA accountant.

About TMF Custom House Global Fund Services
TMF Custom House is a leading global fund administration provider for hedge funds, CTAs, private equity firms, venture capital firms, family offices and other alternative investment funds. Founded in 1989, TMF Custom House grew with the alternative investment industry providing superior fund administration and investor services across Europe and the United States, and today provides one of the most advanced technology offerings available to fund managers. With over $40B in AuA, TMF Custom House provides fund administration services to more than 200 managers, and more than 500 investment funds, over 150 of which require daily-dealing NAVs. As part of TMF Group, the firm has offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, Dublin, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Malta, New York, Rotterdam, Singapore, San Francisco and Sofia. For more information, visit

About TMF Group
An established leader in its field, TMF Group helps companies expand and invest seamlessly across international borders. With 120 offices in 80 countries, TMF Group’s experts enable clients to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investment funds across a range of different geographical locations. For more information, visit