Alter Domus appoints head of London office

Alter Domus, a provider of third-party middle office, fund and corporate services to alternative investment managers and lenders globally, has appointed Spencer Wells to lead its UK office in London.

Wells (pictured), will be responsible for driving the performance and growth of the UK business together with expanding new and existing client relationships in the region.
 
In addition to Spencer’s appointment the UK Management team has been further strengthened by the recruitment of Matthew Molton as Head of Operations UK. Molton has more than 13 years of experience in the financial sector. Prior to joining Alter Domus, Matthew was a Director at M&G Real Estate.
 
Patrick McCullagh, Head of sales EMEA, also based in the firm’s London office will continue to focus on assisting the UK to achieve its ambitious targets for growth
 
Karan Dutta was recently promoted to Transfer Pricing Director. She is a specialist in Transfer Pricing, bringing 10 years of professional experience within this area. In addition, he has expertise in advance agreements with tax authorities (APAs and ATCAs), M&A due diligence support, transfer pricing policy planning and global compliance, interest rate and margin analyses amongst others.
 
Wells says: “The UK market is a key market for us and we are committed to developing an integrated platform for both local and international clients across multiple jurisdictions. I am excited about driving the business forward!”
 
“Alter Domus UK has a growing team of experienced and dedicated professionals and is able to provide a full suite of fund and corporate services to local and international clients. Furthermore the firm was granted a UK depositary licence in July 2014 by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and we are able to provide full depositary services to private equity and real estate clients, including those investing in infrastructure and debt.”