GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- dms Management Ltd. (DMS), the largest fund governance firm serving the hedge fund industry, continues expanding its global presence with the opening of an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil: dms Management (Brasil) Assessoria Empresarial Ltda. The establishment of the Brazil office marks the firm's foray into South America and is an important part of the firm's global strategy and commitment to localized client service and innovative growth.
DMS Brazil delivers multiple offshore products and services for Brazilian and Latin American clientele, including comprehensive consulting advice, from concept through launch, to Brazilian sponsors seeking to efficiently structure and operate offshore hedge funds.
Previously based at DMS' headquarters in the Cayman Islands, Francine Balbina, Director, recently relocated to her native Brazil to lead DMS' new office. She commented, "Our unique advantage is serving as a single point of contact to ensure efficient and seamless service delivery, on our clients' terms, in their language. Nothing gets lost in translation across multiple service providers."
Don Seymour, founder and a Managing Director of DMS, added, "This global reach, combined with DMS' exclusive combination of market-leading proprietary fund governance methodologies and technologies, will provide unparalleled accessibility for our already existing strong client base in the Latin American region. The Brazilian investment funds industry is evolving and has experienced strong growth recently. We have extensive experience advising Brazilian clients over the last decade and our new Brazil office will ensure that we continue to deliver exceptional service in facilitating this demand within cultural expectations."
DMS is the largest fund governance firm serving the hedge fund industry. Its principals serve as independent directors, advise hedge funds in distressed conditions, structure and service offshore hedge fund business solutions. With 12 independent directors and more than 50 fund governance professionals leveraging proprietary market-leading technology, DMS' outstanding reputation and experience are internationally renowned. For more information, visit www.dmsmanagement.ky.