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Sam Ellis

Senior Vice President, Head of Fiduciary Services – London Fiduciary Services, Entity Formation & Management Services London
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Sam has extensive financial services experience across structured finance, alternative investment funds, capital markets and investment banking. Sam leads the Maples Group's UK corporate and fiduciary services business in London.  He is also an experienced independent director, having served on the boards of a wide range of alternative investment vehicles, including hedge funds, private equity funds and structured finance vehicles across a variety of jurisdictions and strategies since 2011 and brings deep financial services expertise and knowledge from various strategies, regions and structures.


Sam previously worked in corporate finance and investment banking at Macquarie Capital in London and in Melbourne.  During his time at Macquarie, Sam worked on equity capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions across a variety of sectors and regions, including working with Macquarie's investment funds.  Prior to that, he worked in the antitrust, competition and trade group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Brussels, focusing on EU merger clearances and antitrust cases.


Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand

Member of the Chartered Secretaries Canada – Accredited Director designation

Member of the Institute of Directors, United Kingdom


Fiduciary Services

Entity Formation & Management Services


University of Melbourne, Australia, Bachelor of Commerce

University of Melbourne, Australia, LLB (Honours)


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