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An informed and proactive approach

About Gentoo

Gentoo Fund Services Limited specialises in the administration of private equity structures, predominantly administering closed ended funds. The company is based in the highly regarded financial centre of Guernsey and is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

The current managing directors of the company have worked together since 1997 and formed the private equity department within SG Hambros Trust Company (Channel Islands) Limited. In 2011, an agreement was entered into with SG Hambros for the department to become independent and Gentoo, an independent privately owned company, was established.

For each client relationship, Gentoo have primary contacts who develop an in depth understanding of the client and this ensures consistently high standards. Through regular dialogue with client teams we have demonstrated our ability to adapt to meet client needs and requirements.

Our clients include structures for more than ten European promoters including Buyout, Mezzanine, Fund of Funds, Technology, Life Science, Real Estate and Oil/Gas technology focused funds. Our assets under administration are in excess of USD 7Bn.

Many of the 27 operational staff have worked successfully together for a significant number of years and combined, have over 260 years experience.

The breadth of professional qualifications held by our team includes 7 Chartered Accountants; 4 Chartered Secretaries, a Chartered Tax Adviser and 3 Masters degrees in Corporate Governance. Many of the remaining staff are currently studying towards professional level qualifications and already hold degrees in relevant subjects.