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Ganash Lokanathen,
Head of Private Equity - Luxembourg

As a director and head of our private equity team in Luxembourg, Ganash has jurisdictional responsibility for all private equity administration, accounting and other outsourcing activities. This involves providing leadership to client relationship teams, overseeing local operations and working in partnership with our business development team to secure new client mandates.

Background and experience

Since joining the Group in 2013, Ganash has been instrumental in the growth of our Luxembourg office. Initially recruited to head up our financial reporting capabilities in Luxembourg across all major asset classes, he went on to play a central role in the development of our depositary offering, before assuming responsibility for our Luxembourg private equity platform in 2017.

Ganash moved to Luxembourg in 2008 after accepting a position with State Street to lead their alternative investments accounting teams. Prior to making the transition from audit to fund administration, Ganash spent nine years at EY in Dublin, specialising in the provision of audit services to insurance companies, banks, investment funds, securitisation vehicles and structures involved in issuing debts to capital markets.


  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
  • Degree in Finance and Accounting from Liverpool John Moores University.
  • Master of Science degree in Investment and Treasury from Dublin City University.

Outside of the office

In his spare time, Ganash enjoys cycling and reading. He also has a strong enthusiasm for travelling, seeing new parts of the world and experiencing different cultures.

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