Stephen Etkind is a leading funds management advisor across the corporate and financial services sector, and a former long-serving head of the firm’s Investment and Financial Services team.
More than 25 years in practice, he represents leading Australian, global and foreign funds managers and investment advisers on the establishment their products, as well as advising trustees and custodians on trusts and other investment products.
His expertise spans property, mortgage, cash-management, fixed-interest and infrastructure trusts, as well as hedge funds and a wide range of investment, product and distribution entities. He also deals in company and trust ASX floats and trust mergers.
For his international clients, Stephen has amassed specialised insight into their requirements for conducting business in Australia, including domestic structure and other constraints impacting on their global operations.
Some long-standing clients include Abacus Property Group, Australian Unity, Bank of New York Mellon, BlackRock/Barclays Investors, BT/ASGARD, Colonial First State Investments Limited, Maple-Brown Abbott, Perpetual, and Trust Company/Permanent Trustee.
Stephen’s leading expertise is consistently recognised in independent directories. Widely published and active in many industry and professional bodies, he is a regular platform speaker both in Australia and overseas.