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Private Equity Funds


Outsource your fund administration and spend more time participating in the management of the firms that you are investing in

Northern Trust supports a wide-range of private equity fund types and structures across multiple jurisdictions and has developed specialist knowledge throughout our 20-year involvement within the industry.
With funds domiciled in nearly 30 jurisdictions, our world-class operational infrastructure supports the following fund types:

  • Buy-out
  • Mezzanine
  • Life science
  • Secondaries
  • Communications
  • Sustainability
  • Turn-arounds

Our capabilities include:

  • A full range of services, including assistance with fund establishment and structuring, fund accounting, transfer agency and corporate secretarial
  • Complementary services such as global custody, foreign exchange, cash management, securities lending
  • Specialist global private equity technology
  • Exceptional client servicing delivered by a dedicated global team of private equity and fund administration professionals
Douglas Gee

Douglas Gee

Head of Business Development Europe, Middle East and Africa
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Douglas Gee

Douglas Gee

Head of Business Development Europe, Middle East and Africa
Douglas joined Northern Trust in 2008 and has over 19 years of business development experience, the last seven of which have been spent in the banking and asset servicing industry. Douglas is currently responsible for leading Northern Trust’s EMEA business development group in London. He manages sales teams in Stockholm, Amsterdam, London, Dublin, Luxembourg, Channel Islands and the Middle East, responsible for offering the breath of Northern Trust’s asset servicing and capital markets solutions to both asset owner and asset manager communities. 

Prior to assuming this responsibility in September 2015, Douglas spent four years leading Northern Trust’s Institutional Investor Group (IIG) Business Development team for UK, Ireland and latterly Africa, with responsibility for offering Northern Trust’s services to pension fund, insurance, sovereign wealth fund, central banking and charity sectors. 

Douglas has been instrumental in maintaining and developing Northern Trust's focus on the pension fund industry and works with Northern Trust’s Retirement Solution Practice, an advisory group dedicated to helping institutions navigate the complexities of the global retirement market.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Douglas worked in the IT industry for 12 years, specialising in business development for Morse Group Plc and Computacenter Plc.

He earned a B.Sc. degree, with honours, in Computer Sciences and Politics from University of West England, Bristol, having previously attended Winchester College.

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