Head of Business Development

Peter Jakubicka

Peter joined IPM in 2018 as Head of Business Development. Peter is mainly responsible for coordinating various IPM teams and steering all business lines side by side with the partners and achieving a healthy pipeline, both financially and relationship wise.

Peter has more than ten years experience in the global financial industry including banking, brokerage, law, insurance, institutional pension asset management, fund administration and investment management/advisory. Peter has previously worked across Europe, the Caribbean and the United States.

Prior to joining IPM, Peter was a Business Development Manager with Circle Partners, a global fund administrator of hedge and private equity funds headquartered in the Netherlands. During Peter’s tenure, Circle administered in excess of US$10bn of assets across more than 300 investment funds across the globe with a large variety of strategies. He initially joined Circle Partners as a fund lawyer. Peter helped numerous investment managers launch their strategy in favourable jurisdictions and his responsibilities included structuring advice, business development, relationship management, marketing, brand recognition, compliance, on-boarding of new clients, exploring and implementation of new business lines and services. He also took an active speaking role at various conference panels and forums, and made an industry wide impact by giving insightful interviews for various industry leading magazines on a periodic basis on novel and pressing topics.

Before Circle Partners, Peter worked for a large Dutch insurance and pension asset management company, Aegon in a variety of roles. During his time at Aegon, he helped shape the pension asset management’s system in Slovakia and was involved in major transactions from an insurance perspective. His legal responsibilities inlcuded the complete legal servicing of all business lines and drafting of fund-related documentation. Peter was also one of the leaders in the implementation of the Aegon group’s global policies and regulations.

Peter started his professional career in DLA Piper, a global law firm where he worked on large infrastructure / energy projects and M&A transactions in Central Europe alongside for leading industrial clients.

Peter holds two LL.M. master degrees from top ranking universities in Europe, Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam where he studied Law & Economics and EU Business Law respectively. Peter is fluent in English, Slovak, and Spanish, and has a basic proficiency in Russian and Dutch. Peter further holds a Certified Investment Professional certificate.

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