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Nick Barton, Associate Director

Private Equity, Guernsey

Nick is responsible for a portfolio of private equity fund and corporate structures. This involves leading client relationship teams and overseeing core outsourcing activities, including fund launches, investor onboarding and communications, company secretarial, structure administration and financial reporting. Nick is also an active part of the Group’s business continuity plan and has led several major client management and operational change initiatives.

Background and experience

Nick joined the Group as a Senior Fund Accountant in 2010, assuming responsibility for the accounting requirements of a portfolio of large private equity funds. Since then, Nick has worked with a variety of clients across private equity and other major asset classes.

During his time with the Group, Nick has progressed through the ranks to Senior Financial Reporting Manager and, more recently, Associate Director, following his promotion in 2018. Before joining the Group, Nick was responsible for the preparation of trust and company accounts at the Guernsey office of financial planner Investec Trust, having moved to the Island from his home country of New Zealand in 2007.”

Nick also spent three years as an accountant for a waste management company, where he was responsible for preparing quarterly and annual accounts, as well as budgeting and the upkeep of fixed asset registers. 

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
  • Degree in Business Studies from Massey University, New Zealand.

Outside of the office

Nick used to play semi-professional rugby in New Zealand before relocating to Guernsey and joining the Raiders, the local amateur side. Now retired from rugby, Nick likes to spend his free time with his wife and daughter.


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