Leading independent fund and corporate services provider, the Aztec Group, has announced the appointment of Joel Kavyu as an Associate Director within its private equity team.

Based in Jersey, Joel will lead a relationship team and oversee the delivery of fund accounting, financial reporting, investor services and a range of other administrative activities to a significant private equity client. 

Joel joins the Group from Autonomy Capital, a global alternatives asset manager, where he was Group Financial Controller. Prior to this, he held senior positions at HSBC in the Channel Islands and in the audit team of BDO in Guernsey, having started his career in East Africa with leading accountancy and advisory firm, PKF. 

Commenting on Joel’s appointment, Simon King, Director and private equity specialist at the Aztec Group, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Joel to the Group as we continue to strengthen our private equity team in Jersey and consolidate our position as the leading fund administrator on the Island. He has considerable industry expertise and experience and represents an excellent addition to our award-winning team”. 

On joining the Group, Joel commented: “I am excited to be joining a market leader in private equity administration services, especially one renowned for putting client relationships at the heart of its operations. I am very much looking forward to growing the company’s base of strong, long-term partnerships, and playing a part in the Group’s continued success.” 

Established in Jersey in 2001, the Aztec Group employs over 360 on the Island and more than 750 in total across offices in Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Sweden and the UK.