Dublin, 2nd July 2019
Centaur Fund Services, a leader in fund administration, is delighted to announce a further ramping up of its Luxembourg operations with the appointment of Antonio Frias as CEO of Centaur Luxembourg. Formerly Head of Operations in Centaur’s Headquarters in Dublin for seven years, Antonio brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
Mr. Frias’ appointment comes six months after Centaur was authorized to provide full fund administration services in Luxembourg by the Ministry of Finance and the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). Luxembourg is a key strategic location for servicing private equity, real estate and private debt funds and related investment vehicles.
Building on its success to date, Centaur is gearing up for further growth in Luxembourg with Antonio’s appointment. A planned expansion of Centaur’s Luxembourg base is a key step in Centaur’s strategy to become a leading player to service all aspects of Private Equity and Real Estate fund structures.
Commenting on his new role, Mr. Frias says “At Centaur, we have always put the client at the heart of our business and our services evolve to meet the needs of our clients and the market. At Centaur Luxembourg, we are perfectly positioned to offer clients the expertise, innovation and flexibility to evolve with their needs. I am really looking forward to leading a strong, dynamic and ambitious team that will seize growth opportunities in Luxembourg and beyond.”
“We are delighted that Antonio is heading up Centaur Luxembourg”, says Karen Malone, Founding Partner of Centaur. “He has a wealth of experience in fund administration and we are excited to have him build on the success we have had to date.”
Antonio is a qualified accountant who has worked with leading international financial services companies in North America and Europe since 2001. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Centaur Luxembourg, he was Head of Operations at Centaur. Before joining Centaur, Antonio was a Vice President for Citi Hedge Fund Services (subsidiary of Citigroup Inc.) in Bermuda and held management roles within financial and accountancy services companies in the UK, including JP Morgan Chase and Franklin Templeton Investments. For more information, see https://www.linkedin.com/in/antonio-frias-21394435/