BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / October 15, 2018 / The Muirfield team is proud to announce the addition of Manie Eagar to its advisory board. Mr. Eagar is the Founder & Executive Chairman of Quantex Ltd. - Quantum Exchange & Digital Finance Services; and CEO of DigitalFutures and has achieved international acclaim as an accomplished thought leader, business executive, global technology strategist, and author. Mr. Eagar's insights and experiences in navigating the intersection of digital currencies, FinTech, and blockchain technology will be highly valued as Muirfield pioneers the next generation of private equity investing.
Mr. Eagar is the founder of BlockForum International promoting best practice in converging Fintech, RegTech, and related blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. Mr. Eagar is the past Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Canada, Canada's leading industry body representing digital finance, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. In 2015 Mr. Eagar addressed the Canadian Senate Trade and Banking Commission to share proposals for a sound regulatory environment to promote digital currency and blockchain innovation. Many of these proposals were ultimately incorporated into the Committee's final report recommendations.
He has an international track record in banking (Barclays/ABSA), telecommunications (Vodafone & Dimension Data), and investment management (J&J Group/Old Mutual).
Muirfield Investment Partners is an opportunistic private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Boston, MA. They are forward-thinking real estate investors leading the effort to reinvent and improve private equity with blockchain technology. By utilizing blockchain, Muirfield aims to solve key structural issues with traditional private equity funds, offer investors liquidity, and enhance alignment with their investment managers.
Tom Zaccagnino, Founder of Muirfield, stated:
"Manie brings unparalleled global experience and insights to our team. His experience leading international financial technology programs and his understanding of the relationship between FinTech and growing cryptocurrency markets will help us continue to progress our private equity investment solutions across diverse markets."
Mr. Eagar expresses his excitement in joining the ranks of Muirfield's impressive and expanding roster stating:
"I have long been interested in helping organizations navigating the boundaries of emerging technologies and financial infrastructure solutions. I have been impressed by Muirfield Investment Partners' commitment to integrating blockchain technology to increase investment opportunities and pave the way for a new era of secure and decentralized private equity investment transactions. I look forward to helping the organization expand its private equity and blockchain footprint."