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Citco appoints new head of private equity and private credit

Claudia Bertolino has been appointed as head of private equity and private credit, Fund Services of the Citco group of companies (Citco) – with a remit of creating widespread operational efficiencies and enacting the firm’s ambitious plans of digitalising its client experience within both PE and PC.

Bertolino has over 20 years’ experience within Citco, spanning senior roles in client service, accounting and business development. She has also been a member of Citco Fund Service’s Management Team for over five years – and will be supported across North America, Europe and Asia by a range of executives. As Citco’s Head of Business Development from 2017, and Head of Client Service Management from 2014-16, she has broad experience within alternatives, and was also named one of the 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds in 2019.

Her remit includes attuning Citco’s wide-ranging plans to become the ‘next generation asset-servicer’ to PE and PC specifically by better understanding client journeys, creating a more consultative service model, and creating more digitised, technology-enabled platforms to support PE and PC managers. In the coming years, she plans to further data integration between Citco and its PE and PC clients, while helping to provide tools that increase collaboration between managers, lawyers, accountants and investors.

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