BRD Group appoints Nicholas Wright as Group Head of Business Development

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Nicc Wright

Chief Operating Officer

The BRD group of software solution companies, a leading provider of integrated solutions for the investment industry, today announces that Nicholas Wright has been appointed Group Head of Business Development.

London, UK: Reporting to Alan Naughton, Strategy Director of BRD Group, Nicholas will be responsible for sales across all solutions and services as the group continues its expansion in the EMEA markets. The appointment comes as Framework’s owner, Bertil Rouveure, continues the build out of the BRD Group (incorporating daappa, Nadi Solutions and STREETS) to create an integrated, multi-specialist software solution providing a unique service offering to the market.

Speaking about his new appointment, Nicholas commented:

“It is a transformative time for the global fund industry, and I am thrilled to take on this new role at a firm that has such a rich experience in delivering superior solutions and industry expertise in the both the traditional and private asset space. In my new role I will lead our objective of driving adoption across
multiple jurisdictions and asset classes, helping firms navigate the challenges of a digital
transformation, meet evolving regulatory requirements, and achieve operational excellence”.

Alan Naughton, Strategy Director of BRD Group said:

“With the tremendous work undertaken by each of the group companies in building out their respective technology solutions in the past several years, the addition of Nicholas to the team with his extensive
experience and long-standing track record of business development in the industry will further
bolster our recent successes in attracting new clients to our product family.”

Bertil Rouveure, Chairman of BRD Group, said:

“I am delighted that Nicholas has joined our growing team and look forward to him accelerating our sales growth over the coming years.”

Nicholas joins from Milestone Group where he was head of business development for EMEA with leading asset managers, fund administrators and asset owners. Prior to 2016 he led the business development team after establishing the client implementation function in EMEA for ClearStructure, a provider of front office software solutions for banks and alternative asset managers. He previously worked as a business consultant and project manager as several international banks in London and Asia.

About BRD Group

The BRD Group of international Fintech companies is headquartered in Luxembourg, with 100+ employees and operations in Switzerland (STREETS), Luxembourg (Nadi Solutions), the UK and India (daappa). Established in 2016, we provide complex software solutions to the global financial investment management sector through our three operating companies specialising in private assets, real estate, and cross-border fund reporting, administration and accounting.

Nadi Solutions – Fund & Financial Reporting RegTech company that provides automated reporting solutions for fund managers and administrators, focusing on EU & cross-border funds.

daappa – Private Asset Administration & Operations Platform FinTech private asset specialist providing integrated middle and back-office solutions to asset owners, managers and administrators.

STREETS – Real Estate Administration PropTech specialist delivering financial and operating data integration, standardisation, and analytics through a proprietary real estate portfolio system to fund managers and asset owners.

About daappa

daappa, founded in 2000, is a specialist provider of middle and back-office technology for private markets. Since being acquired by BRD Investments in 2017, daappa is committed to advancing open, flexible digital solutions for asset owners, managers and administrators and the evolution of private asset funds. A significant number of platform and product enhancements have been undertaken, many specifically to address the current and future requirements of leading sophisticated private asset administrators.

daappa holds a leading position with Development Bank customers in Europe and North America and in particular the UK, and services several industry-leading independent or bank-owned asset managers in Europe and the Middle East.

daappa Media Contact:
Kristina Campbell
daappa Limited
Tel: +44 (0)20 7 510 9597

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