PFPC Worldwide Inc has named Graham Kennedy head of hedge fund services for its Dublin, Ireland-based affiliate, PFPC International Ltd.
Kennedy will be responsible for the accounting and administration of alternative investment products for PFPC in Ireland, reporting to Mark Mannion, managing director, PFPC International Ltd.
Most recently, Kennedy served as senior fund administration manager, alternative funds, for HSBC Security Services (Ireland) Limited (formerly Bank of Bermuda, Global Fund Services). He also worked as a fund accounting supervisor for Global Asset Management and as a fund administrator for Chase Ireland.
"Graham brings more than 14 years of financial services experience both in the global alternative investment industry and in other accounting and finance positions," says Stephen M Wynne, president, PFPC. "Our alternative investment business has grown dramatically over the last several years, and Graham's thorough understanding of these complex investments, as well as his demonstrated leadership in managing large client service operations, will ensure PFPC International's continued success in this market."
PFPC offers fund accounting and administration, transfer agency, custody and sub-accounting services for USD 1.9 trillion in total assets and more than 62 million shareholder accounts. PFPC International, a subsidiary of PFPC, has served the international funds community since 1993. PFPC International has offices in Dublin and County Wexford, Ireland and Luxembourg.
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