Mainspring Fund Services Ltd - Stephen Geddes
Mainspring provides dependable, high quality fund services to EIS funds and small to medium sized private equity and venture capital managers in the UK. We are regulated to provide nominee and custodian services for EIS fund managers, and authorised to handle the cash and assets of EIS fund investors.
Our service is designed to grow with our client’s offering and adapt to their evolving requirements. We take care of the time-consuming administrative components of fund management and fit in with our client’s schedule to allow them to focus on their own growth. Our administration systems are built upon secure, resilient, industry leading infrastructure which is proven for managing and recording business and accounting transactions of funds and enables us to provide our clients and their investors with accurate, timely and well-presented information.
The Share Centre - Paul Richardson
The Share Centre, one of the largest administrators of EIS Funds in the UK, administers over ﾣ£2.6bn of customer assets, providing sharedealing, safe custody and administration services to companies and individuals throughout the UK and overseas. With extensive expertise in supporting EIS Fund Managers since 2002, we currently administer funds in excess of £400m on behalf of 20+ fund managers. Our comprehensive EIS Administration service includes: acting as Receiving Agent; processing investor applications; undertaking anti-money laundering verification; maintaining individual cash and investment portfolios for you individual investors, including the provision of regular statements; providing custodian facilities for your Fund’s underlying investments. You’ll have a dedicated Relationship Manager to work as part of your team, from inception through to launch and throughout the life of the Fund. Because we’ll take care of your ongoing administration requirements, your team is free to do what they do best – research investment opportunities and actively manage your Fund.
Woodside Corporate Services Ltd - John Rowe
WCSL is a leading administrator of EIS funds offering receiving agent, custodial and nominee services to fund managers and EIS promoters since 2008 and offers similar services for BPR schemes and other IHT products. Currently WCSL works with a wide range of Fund Managers and is custodian to over 25 EIS funds, over 20 SEIS funds, and has over £500m of assets under administration.
More recently WCSL has started offering nominee services to crowdfunding platforms, providing a single point of contact for the companies post the crowd investment, significantly simplifying shareholder communication.
Through the extended group WCSL can also offer registrar, company secretarial, accounting and tax services, and provides an efficient EIS application service, submitting EIS1/SEIS1 applications and completing EIS3/SEIS3 forms for signature. The wide range of services allow solutions to be tailored to clients’ specific and variable requirements.
WCSL is a trading name of Woodside Corporate Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. WCSL is part of the Tricor Group which in turn is a member of the Bank of East Asia Group.