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Centaur Opens New Canada Office

Centaur Opens New Canada Office

New Canada office

New York, March 5, 2020

Centaur Fund Services is delighted to announce the launch of its new office in Waterloo, Ontario establishing the firm’s presence in Canada. Industry expert Self Hamac heads up operations as the firm extends its operations in North America.

Specializing in Private Equity and Insurance Linked Securities ("ILS"), the team of seven brings expertise in specialist accounting and day-to-day management of Centaur clients’ funds. To support Centaur’s continued growth in Private Equity in North America, employee numbers in Waterloo will grow to 12 by the end of 2020 with the goal of a further doubling of local jobs within two years.

The opening of our new office in Canada marks a significant milestone in Centaur’s growth story,” said Eric Bertrand, founding partner of Centaur. “We are really excited to have Self Hamac leading our Canada operations. He is an exceptional performer and will ensure our clients are provided with exceptional services that are both responsive and transparent.”

Self Hamac, Head of Operations, Centaur Canada comments, “Centaur is renowned for putting their clients first. Our team at Centaur Canada is perfectly positioned to ensure private equity and ILS managers can enjoy the benefits of outsourcing through greater efficiencies and improved market knowledge. I am really excited to lead a team that has the commitment, expertise and flexibility to ensure an excellent experience for each and every client.”

This expansion is part of Centaur’s commitment to North America, with offices now in Canada, New York, New Jersey, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.

Interested in joining Centaur Canada?

Centaur is building its Waterloo base and is interested in hearing from ambitious people to join its team in servicing PE and real estate clients. For more information, please contact

Self Hamac

About Self Hamac

Self is Head of Operations at Centaur Canada. He has over 15 years of professional accounting experience, with extensive experience in alternative funds. Prior to joining Centaur, he worked at Citi Hedge Fund Services Ltd. and Prime Management Limited leading teams in Canada and Bermuda.

Self is a Certified Public Accountant in the Philippines, having trained at Grant Thornton where he worked on a variety of audit clients in various industries, including financial services. He also holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations. For more information, see LinkedIn or email Self at

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