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Link Asset Services appoints Head of Transfer Agency


Link Fund Solutions, part of Link Asset Services, has appointed Andrew Lelliott to the post of Head of Transfer Agency. 

The appointment reflects Link’s continued strategy to grow within the UK transfer agency market, building upon its strength in transfer agency and registrar services, as part of the company’s wider fund services offered in Europe.
 
Lelliott joins from Northern Trust where he was Senior Vice President responsible for the significant growth of their transfer agency business in the UK. Prior to this and with 31 years’ experience in financial services, Lelliott has worked for IFDS (now DST), Schroder Investment Management, PBA management consultants and Barclays Bank plc.
 
Link Fund Solutions offers industry-leading services to traditional and alternative funds in the UK, Ireland and Jersey. As one of Europe’s largest independent AIFMs and fund ManCos, the company manages GBP65 billion of fund assets. It also provides Transfer Agency services to 189 funds in excess of GBP60 billion AUA.
 
Peter Hugh-Smith Managing Director of Link Fund Solutions, says: “Andrew’s appointment demonstrates our ambition of becoming a leading provider of transfer agency services in the UK, building upon the success of our authorised fund manager services. Andrew will be a valuable addition to the team, bringing both significant experience and expertise to help us achieve our long-term ambitions for growth and delivery of a best in class client service.”
 
Andrew Lelliott, Head of Transfer Agency, says: “I am hugely excited to be joining Link Fund Solutions as it gears towards growth of the transfer agency business. I look forward to working with the talented management team at Link as we look to grow this strategically important service to the fund management industry.”

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