Thalius has over 20 years’ experience in the Global Financial Markets with an emphasis on the Asset Management, Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Capital Raising, Emerging Managers, Technology Platforms focussing on high potential growth companies.
Throughout his career he has established strong relationships globally across over 100 countries including North America, Canada, LATAM, Caribbean offshore, Africa, Europe, UK, Channel Islands, Poland, Hungary, the Nordics, Russia, Middle East, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Australia. Has c suite relationships across major financial institutions including International Banks, Global Brokerage Firms, Audit and Legal firms. Over the years has developed extensive relationships with Family Offices, Institutional Capital and UHNI in the wealth management arena.
Thalius recently launched Hecksher Partners, a Global Fund Solutions and Advisory business providing full c-suite support, Financial Software and Technology Advisory, Global Risk Management Solutions, Global Compliance, Corporate Governance, Outsourced Cloud Support, Outsourced Trading Advice, Active Directorships, and business growth advisory services to Fintech companies at various growth stages, Route to Market Advisory Services, Corporate Identity, Marketing and Event Advisory. Active engagements to date: Function4, NexGen Cayman Platform, Risk Cap and Multi-family office FoF.
Thalius Hecksher – CEO and Founder
Thalius’ role at Hecksher Partners is to spearhead the global growth and position Hecksher Partners as the trusted central partnership in building and growing multi asset funds across hedge funds and private equity along with identifying HPG companies with significant client value proposition
Prior to Hecksher Partners, Thalius was Global Director at Trident Fund Services part of the Trident Trust Group, a 40 year old privately held company with over 30 offices and 1000 employees globally. Thalius delivered by bringing Trident Fund Services to front and center in the fund administration business globally, delivered double digit growth per annum, developed and devised new process and procedure and established new offices as players in the funds space.
Prior Thalius headed up Apex Fund Services in the capacity of Global Managing Director of Business Development. On joining Apex as a high potential growth company saw the global expansion of 8 offices and sub $10B. AUM to a successful initial PE fund raise, and over a 3-year period growth to over 40 offices and >$40B AUA with an exit in 2017 at 16+ EBIT.
Over the years Thalius has been instrumental in the global funds business. In 2012 Thalius relocated to Florida with his family of 5 and has played a key role in promoting Florida as a state of choice to the world of Finance with the famous headline in the NY Post – “Wall Street Flees NY for Tax Free Florida”. Thalius has appeared on CNBC, FOX Business and been working closely with Governor Scott and the BDB board of Palm Beach and the Broward Alliance. He serves as South East Regional Director for the Hedge Funds Association. Thalius has been covered and quoted across multiple internationally recognized publications and is a regular speaker at global conferences.
Prior to this Thalius was Head of European Sales at Linedata driving growth in Europe and into CEE delivering top 3 sales revenue years and opened up new markets in CEE. Was also Sales Director at Thomson Financial running the UK and Ireland Institutional Equities and Retail Wealth Management divisions – £30m revenue (now Thomson Reuters). Thalius had responsibility for spearheading the significant growth in the institutional equities and wealth management for UK and Ireland.
FunFacts: once an avid pole vaulter at school, college and senior, won gold at all levels and represented Ireland, loves rugby as a spectator and hopes to see Ireland rugby team achieve great heights in 2019. Founder of the now largest club in University College Dublin. Ski and Snowboard club.