Apex Group appoints Co-Head of Throgmorton Compliance Solutions

Follows the launch of Apex’s new Compliance Solutions service

Global, September 7, 2020 — Apex Group Ltd. (“Apex”), aglobal financial services provider, today announces the appointment of JulieFerguson as Co-Head of Throgmorton Compliance Solutions, working alongsidepreviously announced Co-Head Mel Scotland.

Ferguson brings an extensive record of accomplishment andexperience across all non- investment areas. In addition to her background inthe traditional asset management space, including extensive experience managingoperational risk within a quantitative investment manager, Ferguson has anexcellent understanding of digital assets and the emerging cryptocurrencyindustry. She has held senior operational and financial roles at firmsincluding commodities trading house VCMT and FCA regulated investment advisorycompany Ashenden Capital Management. Ferguson began her career in primebrokerage at Morgan Stanley, before joining Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services.

This appointment further strengthens Apex Group’ssingle-source solution, with Compliance Solutions delivering new andcomplementary services to clients in addition to Throgmorton’s well-establishedaccounting, tax, HR, payroll and company secretarial services.

Throgmorton Compliance Solutions, which launched in July2020, delivers tailored services including license applications to the FCA, theNFA/CFTC and the SEC, compliance monitoring and management services, companyhealth checks, regulatory audits, outsourced registered compliance and MLROfunctions, plus options for board liaison and training.

This key hire follows a period of extensive growth in thecorporate solutions space for Apex over the past year; including the expansionof subsidiary, Throgmorton, into the USA, UAE, Switzerland and the ChannelIslands.

Matt Claxton, Global Head of Corporate Solutions, Apex Group comments: “We have long sought to offer regulatory compliance advice to meetthe evolving needs of our clients. Throgmorton Compliance Solutions under theleadership of Julie and Mel is an exciting addition to our single-source offering.Julie brings extensive experience of the regulatory landscape and this hire isyet further evidence of our reputation as the home of market leading talent.”

Julie Ferguson, Co-Head of Throgmorton Compliance Solutions comments: ”I am delighted to be joining Throgmorton and the Apex group duringan exciting period of expansion following the launch of the Compliance Solutions offering. I look forward to working with Mel to lead and grow thebusiness as part of Apex’s locally delivered, single-source solution forclients.”

About Apex

Apex Group Ltd., established in Bermuda in 2003, is a globalfinancial services provider. With 45 offices worldwide and 3,500 employees,Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, capitalmarkets, private clients and family offices. The Group has continually improvedand evolved its capabilities to offer a single-source solution throughestablishing the broadest range of products in the industry; including fundservices, digital onboarding and bank accounts, depositary, custody and superManCo services, business services including HR and Payroll and a pioneering ESGRatings and Advisory service for private companies.


About Throgmorton

Throgmorton, an Apex subsidiary, delivers financial andadministrative outsourcing solutions including accounting, regulatorycompliance, tax services, payroll, company secretarial and HR services to SME’swith a particular focus on alternative asset managers.


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