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Augentius appoints new MD in Asia

Private equity and real estate fund administrator Augentius has appointed Jimmy Leong as Managing Director, Augentius Asia, to drive business growth in line with increasing opportunities in the far east.

Working out of Augentius’ Singapore office, Leong will be responsible for developing both new and existing client relationships to support business expansion and further solidify the company’s reputation for expert fund administration throughout this region.
Leong says: “The growth in Asian private equity remains highly optimistic as the landscape is set to undergo major transformations, driven by the rise of international and Asian managers capitalising on China’s new regulatory structure. Augentius is well positioned to benefit from these opportunities and to establish itself as the leading service provider across Asia Pacific. I am thrilled to join Augentius at this opportune time and I look forward to working with such a dedicated team of professionals.”
Ian Kelly, Group Chief Executive Officer, Augentius, adds: “We are delighted to have Jimmy on board. His tremendous experience and knowledge of the industry makes him perfectly placed to head up this region as we build on our success to date and expand further in Asia.” 
Leong has spent the last two decades in senior management positions in Asian and International financial institutions. Prior to joining Augentius, he was Managing Director of Hua Hong Foundation Investment, Managing Partner at Glaux Investment Pte and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri.

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