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Tyndall AM has appointed Matthew McShane to the newly-created position of head of operations, responsible for investment operations, IT, office management, performance analysis, registry, custody, vendor and relationship management.

Tyndall AM has appointed Matthew McShane to the newly-created position of head of operations, responsible for investment operations, IT, office management, performance analysis, registry, custody, vendor and relationship management.

Mr McShane has over 18 years experience in funds administration and operations.  He was most recently with Arnhem Investment Management as head of operations and prior to this held the same role at Fortis Investment Management Australia.

In Australia, he has also worked with BNP Paribis Securities Services, Asteron and Trust Company as operations manager, and with AEP Energy Services in London as head of operations.

He holds a masters in applied finance from Kaplan Professional and a diploma in financial markets from FINSIA, and is an associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia.

Mike Davis, managing director of Tyndall AM, said that Mr McShane’s appointment will further strengthen the business’s management and IT operations.

“Ensuring we have the right structure and support in place is key to our growth strategy.

“Matthew’s experience in compliance and risk and relationship management including custodians, and background in equity, debt and derivatives funds management, will be particularly useful to Tyndall as we build on our existing investment capability and develop new products for a changing market,” Mr Davis said.

Tyndall offers Australian equities, international equities and Australian and global fixed interest funds to retail and institutional investors in Australia.  It has over A$23 billion in funds under management (as at 31 March 2012).  It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd., one of the largest asset manager headquartered in Asia with approximately A$152 billion in funds under management (as at 31 March 2012).

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 For more information please contact:

Mike Davis – Phone: 02 8072 6301

2 August 2012