Christopher Anthony Mathias, who serves on several boards including the advisory board of Barclays Private Wealth Management, has parted ways with interbank prime of prime liquidity provider CFH Clearing, which was recently acquired by Playtech, according to a regulatory filing.
Mr. Mathias is a well-known entrepreneur in London who has founded and co-invested in more than 30 companies either personally or via his two venture capital companies, CMG Partner. He was a partner and chairman of CFH Group and served most recently as non-executive director with its subsidiary CFH Clearing. Prior to that, he was the CEO of the Harpur Group.
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A notable milestone in Mr. Mathias’ career was founding Conduit Communications Ltd., which was sold in 1999 for more than £150 million after he managed to grow its business across London, Amsterdam, New York and Boston.
Mr. Mathias earned his MBA from INSEAD in 1987, and studied Politics and Economics at Bristol University.
CFH Clearing provides multi-asset execution, prime brokerage, and trading technology solutions for institutional clients. The FCA-regulated firm falls under the umbrella of holding company CFH Group, which provides a range of products including a Straight Through Processing (STP) brokerage servicing the retail brokering industry with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services, liquidity, and complementary risk management tools.