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Centaur grows UK base with Senior Private Equity hire

Centaur grows UK base with Senior Private Equity hire

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Dublin / New York, May 26, 2021

Centaur Fund Services, a leader in fund administration and fiduciary services, today announced the appointment of Peter O’Hara as Business Development, Private Equity Europe, based out of its London office.

Peter joins Centaur to focus on Private Equity and Real Estate (PERE), assisting existing and prospective Centaur clients with new product launches from planning to implementation. Since 2015, Peter has gained experience in the nuances of both onshore and offshore funds structures, regulated and unregulated; furthered with experience in corporate vehicles such as DAC's and SPC's across multiple jurisdictions.

Peter’s appointment follows hot on the heels of Gareth Davies’ appointment this month as Head of Client Services, PERE Europe and two senior hires in Centaur’s North American PERE business in January. These significant new appointments on both sides of the Atlantic highlight Centaur’s commitment to Private Equity clients, backed by the firms heavy investment in PE leading technology developed specifically to support Centaur’s Private Equity clients.

On Peter’s appointment, Karen Malone, Founding Partner of Centaur said, “We are thrilled to have Peter join our London team. With his background in law and corporate governance, Peter will enable Centaur clients to stay abreast of regulatory updates, directives and requirements in what is currently a perpetually evolving regulatory landscape in a post-Brexit Europe. “

Peter said, “Centaur has such an excellent reputation within the PERE industry and I am delighted to be part of such an ambitious and experienced team. Their attention to detail and their technical expertise is the best in the industry and I’m looking forward to playing a part in the development of its PERE business.”

Peter has a Masters Degree in Management and Corporate Governance and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. For more information see Peter’s LinkedIn profile.


Gavan McGuire, Head of Business Development Europe       

Gareth Davies, Head of Client Services, PERE Europe             

Peter O’Hara, Business Development, PERE Europe                

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