Global financial services provider Apex Group Ltd. (Apex) has appointed Barry Hindmarch as Head of Real Estate, UK & Ireland and Channel Islands for its real estate fund services business.
Barry Hindmarch will lead the development of Apex’s real estate fund services business in the region, including the growth and management of real estate client relationships.
Hindmarch was previously at Blackrock, where he was a director with responsibility for managing the finance team reporting on various open and closed-ended EMEA Real Estate Funds (including the flagship £3.4bn UK property fund).
Prior to this, Hindmarch spent five years at AXA Real Estate holding positions including Global Head of Fund Accounting and UK Head of AXA & Mandates Accounting. Over the course of his career, he has also held fund accounting roles at Patrizia AG (formerly Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP), Aberdeen Property Investment Managers (formerly Barclays Property Investors) and Lazard Brothers Merchant Bank.
”We are excited to welcome someone of Barry’s outstanding caliber and experience to Apex as we further build our Real Estate expertise and leadership team. His in-house real estate experience gives Apex a significant advantage as the Group continues to strengthen its client-centric offering and unique globally connected technology solutions,” said Michael Sheahan, Global Head of Real Estate Fund Services, Apex Group.
“Real Estate Investors and Managers continue to be challenged by the complexity of servicing their funds. Barry has a detailed understanding of those challenges and his appointment enables us to continue delivering highest quality local service in conjunction with the best technology platforms in the industry,” added Srikumar T.E., Global Head of Fund Solutions, Apex Group.