WHAT WE DO

Global Investment Management Services Limited (“GIMS”) is an independent consultancy which provides specialised senior-level support to the investment management industry.

GIMS’ principal, Alan Haig has extensive investment management experience as a Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, most of it obtained in the alternative investment fund sector.

GIMS Provides Clients With:

•   Access to high-level sector-specific skills;

•   Access to broadly experienced general management skills;

•   Experience in solving a wide variety of business problems;

•   Relief from administrative burdens to focus on investment and investors;

•  Flexible arrangements;

•  Non-executive directorship skills

GIMS Provides Support Across:

•  General Management;

•  Regulatory Compliance;

•  Finance and Tax;

•  Operational Risk;

•  Infrastructure and IT;

•  Operations;

•  HR;

OUR EXPERTISE

GIMS Sector Expertise:

Funds and Fund Managers:

•  Hedge funds and similar funds;

•  Real estate funds;

•  Private equity funds;

•  Infrastructure funds;

•  Funds of funds;

•  Long-only investment managers;

Other Businesses:

•  Advisory and capital placement businesses;

•  Real estate bridge & development lending;

•  Own account traders;

•  Other financial services businesses expanding into fund management;

OUR EXPERIENCE

GIMS's principal, in addition to executive roles,

has been involved in projects such as:

•   Business and fund start-ups;

•  Corporate reorganisations, including acquisitions;

•  Starting and closing businesses;

•  Obtaining regulatory approvals;

•  General management;

in Europe, the US and the Far East

GIMS’ principal’s clients and employers have included:

•  Capital markets division of a bank;

•  Innovative hedge funds;

•  Long-only fund and asset managers;

•  Financial services entrepreneurs;

•  Brokers expanding into fund management;

•  Advisory and capital placement businesses;

•  Real estate managers;

•  Real estate bridge & development lender;

•   Business and fund start-ups;

•  Corporate reorganisations, including acquisitions;

•  Fund reorganisations;

•  Opening (and closing) offices;

•  Obtaining regulatory approvals;

•  General management;

ABOUT - ALAN J HAIG

Most recently COO at First Avenue Partners Group, a global institutional capital placement business with offices in four countries, and operating across multiple legal jurisdictions.

Prior to joining First Avenue, he was CFO at the Cambridge Place Group, a credit-specialist hedge fund based in London and Boston.  His experience also encompassed two years as a consultant advising alternative vehicles (and seeking to acquire an offshore fund administrator), and five years with Citigroup Asset Management, initially as an MD and Chief Administrative Officer of Smith Barney’s fixed income division, and latterly after the merger of Citibank and Travelers Group as business manager for European Centres.

Prior to that, he worked with entrepreneurs to set up two hedge funds.  Alan’s first alternative investment experience was with International Financial Markets Trading one of London’s first hedge funds with offices in London and Hong Kong.  His financial services career commenced with the Chase Manhattan Capital Markets Group working in London and New York.

During his career, Alan has managed multi-disciplinary teams including operations, legal, operational risk,   IT, finance, HR and regulatory compliance;

He has substantial experience working with entrepreneurs to create, develop and manage independent businesses including hedge funds (investing in a range of financial instruments), funds of hedge funds, real estate and private equity funds, own account trading firms, and capital placement businesses, some of which had complex accounting and valuations.

Alan has worked for two major US banks and two of London's leading hedge fund firms.

He is a UK Chartered Accountant, holds an MSc from the London Business School and is a member of the UK Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

ALAN J HAIG

HOW WE PROVIDE OUR SERVICES

GIMS provides these services

on the following bases:

•   As "Virtual" COO or CFO;

•  Non-Executive Director;

•  Consultant;

 

Registered in England and Wales:

Company Number 2388228

Registered office: 3 Queensfield, Dummer, Hants,

RG25 2AY, England

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Global Investment Management Services Limited

Registered in England and Wales: Company No.: 2388228 | Registered office: 3 Queensfield, Dummer, Hants, RG25 2AY

e. alan.haig@globalimservices.com  |  m. +44 7770 484977

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