11 January 2021
Temple Bar Investment Trust has appointed Link Group (ASX: LNK), a leading global provider of financial services, as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM), Fund Administrator and Company Secretary. The appointment became effective on 2 November 2020.
Link Group will provide a seamless suite of services across two of its business lines to enhance Temple Bar’s long-term governance structure and support its activities. Link Fund Solutions will provide AIFM and Fund Administration services while Company Matters, Link Group’s company secretariat team, will be Company Secretary.
Link Fund Solutions is a market-leading service provider of regulatory and administrative services to investment funds, supporting over £121bn (€135bn) of fund assets across Europe.
Company Matters, part of Link Group’s Corporate Markets business, has provided company secretarial services and corporate governance advice for more than 30 years and is one of the UK’s largest providers of company secretarial services.
Gordon Shaw, Managing Director of Link Fund Solutions said: “We are pleased to offer our expertise in enhancing Temple Bar’s long-term governance structure. This comes from extensive experience as an independent AIFM provider and Investment Trust fund administrator, as well as being able to offer the top-class technologies we have invested in to provide clients with the high-touch service and economies of scale they seek. By providing such a robust and comprehensive service package to Temple Bar and RWC Partners (the appointed portfolio manager), they will be free to focus their abilities on meeting their investment objectives.”