Channel Capital Cayman, an independent directorship service provider to global hedge and private equity funds and investment vehicles, has expanded its Cayman Islands team with the appointment of Martin Laufer as fund director.
Channel Capital Cayman, which serves investment funds domiciled primarily in the United States, Cayman Islands and other offshore financial centres, was established to assist with ongoing compliance with regulatory obligations through an ndependent director service.
As an experienced independent director, Laufer has been providing fund governance and related services to a variety of offshore investment funds since 2017. Prior to joining Channel Capital Cayman, he worked for the Maples Group where he served as an independent director covering a wide range of hedge fund, private equity and infrastructure strategies.
From 2010 to 2017, Laufer was a Fiduciary Fund Manager at BNY Mellon Fund Management (Cayman) Limited where he provided fiduciary and administration services to a large portfolio of Cayman unit trusts, hedge funds and funds of funds, and spent time as a senior client accountant at CIBC Bank and Trust Company (Cayman) Limited. Before moving to the Cayman Islands in 2007, Laufer worked as a senior tax consultant at KPMG Argentina. Martin is a certified public accountant, a CFA charterholder and a Certified ESG Analyst® (CESGA).