Apex Group appoints four to Corporate Solutions business
Senior hires in Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Jersey signal intentions for further international growth. Apex today announces a series of senior appointments in its Corporate Solutions business in Luxembourg, Hong Kong and Jersey.
Global, January 25, 2021 — Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex” or “The Group”), a global financial services provider, today announces a series of senior appointments in its Corporate Solutions business. Frank de Wit joins Apex as Head of Corporate Solutions Luxembourg, Claudia Bolanos as Head of Corporate Services, APAC in Hong Kong, and Stephen Reilly, Head of Corporate Solutions, Jersey and Alice Read, Commercial Director, Corporate Solutions both join Apex in Jersey.
Apex’s Corporate Solutions team provides clients with Capital Markets, Corporate Services, Private Client & Family Office Services, Business Services, ESG Ratings & Advisory and Compliance Services.
Frank de Wit joins Apex from Intertrust, where he was an Executive Director responsible for leading the Private Equity business segment of Intertrust's Luxembourg office. Prior to joining Intertrust in 2017, Frank gained extensive international experience as a lawyer specialising in banking and structured finance at a major law firm in New York City, and time spent working in Asia. Frank will be responsible for driving client satisfaction and revenue growth across all Corporate Solutions business segments in Luxembourg.
In addition to this key appointment in Luxembourg, Apex has strengthened its leadership team in Jersey with the appointments of former RBS International Managing Director Stephen Reilly, and Alice Read from Intertrust. Stephen spent over two decades at RBS International in Jersey, most recently as Managing Director, Head of Corporate Banking & Financial Markets. Alice previously held roles as Director of Corporate Services Jersey and Managing Director Dubai with Intertrust, with global experience working within Group Company Secretarial departments for FTSE 100 companies. Alice’s role within Apex will be to support commercial initiatives for the Corporate Solutions service line across the Group, with a focus on strengthening existing client relationships.
Claudia Bolanos joins Apex in Hong Kong as Head of Corporate Services, APAC. Claudia is an experienced business development and relationship manager in the financial and corporate services field, and was most recently Senior Manager of Regional Business Development at Vistra. She brings over a decade of business development and operational experience in the APAC market.
These four senior appointments follow a busy year for Apex in the Corporate Solutions space; including the launch of the new the Compliance Solution business and the geographic expansion of subsidiary, Throgmorton, into the US, Australia, Switzerland and the Channel Islands.
Matt Claxton, Head of Corporate Solutions, Apex Group, comments: “We are pleased to build on the momentum of our Corporate Solutions business in 2020 and begin 2021 with the announcement of these high calibre hires. These appointments are yet further evidence of Apex’s growing reputation as an international home for market leading talent. Frank, Stephen, Alice and Claudia, bring valuable experience to our Luxembourg, Jersey and Hong Kong offices respectively. We look forward to the significant roles they will play as we work together to grow our Corporate Solutions business and deliver our single source solution to our clients, wherever they are in the world.”
Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a global financial services provider. With 45 offices worldwide and 4,000 employees, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, capital markets, private clients and family offices. The Group has continually improved and evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution through establishing the broadest range of products in the industry; including fund services, capital markets services, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody and super ManCo services, business services including HR and Payroll and a pioneering ESG Ratings and Advisory service for private companies.