Capita Asset Services has appointed Steve Lemka as managing director of its investor relations business.
Steve will be based in London and will focus on developing Capita Asset Services’ corporate product offering, and supporting the firm’s clients with innovative, high quality solutions for improved execution and effective investor targeting strategies.
Steve joins the team from J.P. Morgan Cazenove, where he worked as an executive director within its market leading UK corporate broking business.
He headed the firm’s UK Market Intelligence Group, which provided essential services that included shareholder analysis, investor targeting, a best-in-class CRM application and market debriefs.
During his career Steve has built very strong long-term relationships with corporate CEOs, CFOs and investor relations teams, and assisted across an enormous range of corporate actions as well as overseeing many of the regular requirements needed by his clients.
Justin Cooper, chief executive of shareholder solutions at Capita Asset Services, said: “I am excited to welcome Steve to the Capita Asset Services family and look forward to working with him to drive forward our investor relations business.
“Steve’s appointment further strengthens our management team and reflects its ambition for continued growth and quality.”
Capita Asset Services is a leading European asset servicing platform. We administer and safeguard more than £600bn of assets across 10 highly-regulated European jurisdictions, and work with a broad range of market segments, industries and asset classes. We provide services to more than 7,000 clients, including asset managers and investors, business managers, asset owners, issuers and borrowers.
We are one of the UK’s leading funds service providers, with over £85 billion of assets under administration and 40 years of experience, in partnership with some of the most prestigious names in the industry., We provide investment managers with a comprehensive set of onshore and offshore independent management company and fund administration solutions across a wide range of fund structures and asset classes.
Capita is a leading UK provider of technology enabled customer and business process services and integrated professional support services. With 73,000 people at over 450 sites, including 98 business centres across the UK, Europe, India and South Africa, Capita uses its expertise, infrastructure and scale benefits to transform its clients' services, driving down costs and adding value. Capita is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (CPI.L), with 2016 underlying revenue of £4.9 billion.