The Manager

Apax Global Alpha Limited (AGA)'s assets are managed by Apax Guernsey Managers Limited (AGML), which is, in turn, advised by Apax Partners, one of the world’s leading global Private Equity firms. AGML is licenced by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1987, as amended.


Investment Manager Board of Directors

The AGML board is responsible for the implementation of the investment policy of the Company and has overall responsibility for overseeing the investment management services provided to the Company and the Investment Manager’s activities.

Paul Meader

Paul Meader - Director

Paul Meader has acted as Non-Executive Director of several insurers, London and Euronext listed investment companies, funds and fund managers in real estate, Private Equity, hedge funds, debt, structured product and multi-asset funds. He is a senior investment professional with 28 years multijurisdictional experience, 14 years of which at Chief Executive level.

Paul was Head of Portfolio Management at Collins Stewart (now Canaccord Genuity) between 2010 and 2013 and was the Chief Executive of Corazon Capital Group from 2002 to 2010. Paul was Managing Director at Rothschild Bank Switzerland C.I. Limited from 1996 to 2002 and previously worked for Matheson Investment Management, Ulster Bank, Aetna Investment Management and Midland Montagu (now HSBC).

Paul is a graduate of Oxford University where he received a MA (Hons) in Geography. He is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Martin Halusa

Martin Halusa - Director

Martin Halusa became Chairman of Apax Partners in January 2014 after ten years as Chief Executive Officer of the firm (2003-2013). In 1990, he co-founded Apax Partners in Germany as Managing Director. His investment experience has been primarily in the telecommunications and service industries.

He began his career at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Germany, and left as a Partner and Vice President of BCG Worldwide in 1986. He joined Daniel Swarovski Corporation, Austria’s largest private industrial company, first as President of Swarovski Inc (US) and later as Director of the International Holding in Zurich.

A graduate of Georgetown University, Martin received his MBA from the Harvard Business School and his PhD in Economics from the Leopold-Franzens University in Innsbruck.

Andrew Guille

Andrew Guille - Director

Andrew Guille is a director of Apax Partners Guernsey Limited.

Andrew has held directorships of regulated financial services businesses since 1989 and has worked for more than thirteen years in the Private Equity industry. Andrew has been employed in the finance industry for over 30 years, with his early career spent in retail and institutional funds, trust and company administration, treasury and securities processing.

Andrew is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, a qualified banker (ACIB), and he also holds the Institute of Directors’ Diploma in Company Direction.

Trina Le Noury

Mark Despres - Director

Mark Despres is a director of Apax Partners Guernsey Limited.

Mark has been employed in the wealth management industry in both Guernsey and London for over sixteen years, principally as an investment manager to a number of listed funds (both open and closed ended), institutional and private client portfolios.

Mark holds a first class honours degree in Mathematics from Royal Holloway University of London, and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.




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