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About Emerging Asset Management (EAM)

Emerging Asset Management Ltd. (EAM) was incorporated in May, 2008 by Peter Hughes and John Bohan.

A part of the Apex Group, Emerging Asset Management Ltd. was set up with the key mission to provide emerging managers a cost effective, full turn-key solution with the aim of helping them launch successful funds and keeping their total expense ratio (TER) down. We simplify the business of establishing and running a fund for our clients, leaving them free to focus on developing their investment strategy.

William Wiggin, Deane Pennick and Matthew Charleson are the directors of EAM and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to emerging fund managers.

William has served as the Managing Director of Emerging Asset Management Ltd. since October 2015. Previously, he served as the Managing Director of the Apex Emerging Manager incubation service. He is a non-executive director of All Pay, a bill payments provider and is a non-executive director of PT English, a pensions advisory company that is regulated in the UK by the FCA. In addition to this he has worked in the FX derivatives department for UBS, Dresdner and Commerzbank.

Deane has over 30 years experience working for a variety of companies in the City of London, including 6 years as Director of Equity Sales at Merrill Lynch, and 9 years as Director of Equity Sales at Société General. He has a deep familiarity with hedge funds and financial institutions and extensive knowledge of analytical and financial matters.

Matthew is an experienced fund administration professional, and is currently Managing Director of AIFSL based in Bermuda, having joined Apex Group as Head of Insurance Fund Services in December 2017. Prior to this, he was Head of Fund Administration Services at Kane LPI Solutions Limited, and previously he was a Senior Manager at Prime Management Limited, following an earlier stint as Audit Manager at Ernst & Young Ltd. in Bermuda. Matthew is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Stuart Stark is Head of Operations and is responsible for all operational duties. Stuart has over 28 years of experience within the financial services industry starting in Jersey (Channel Islands), Gibraltar and the United Kingdom. Stuart developed his career working for a well known Investment Management Company as Team Leader managing and administering a large mutual fund within a middle/back office environment and has provided licensed director services to a variety of fund structures in offshore centers. He has extensive knowledge of global markets and has studied the CISI Fund Management qualification.