DMS Governance (DMS), announced today that leading innovative fund manager Astarte Capital Partners LLP ('Astarte') has selected DMS for AIFM and distribution services to the Astarte Alternative Assets Specialist Fund, L.P., launching in Q1 2018 with a size of $200M.

Astarte seeks to generate shareholder returns by investing in specialist real assets, defined as tangible "hard" assets that provide a blend of stable income, equity-like upside potential, inflation hedging, lower volatility and generally low correlation to traditional equity and fixed income capital markets.

"DMS is excited to partner with a manager of Astarte's stature to support the growth of their innovative fund strategies. In today's complex and competitive marketplace our clients are increasingly relying on us to leverage our expert talent, deep industry relationships, and advanced financial technology to power their infrastructure, make them more agile and lower their costs" stated Derek Delaney, Managing Director.

"We selected DMS due to the depth and breadth of their high-quality services, their outstanding reputation in the global fund industry and their track record of being a true business partner for a growing business such as ours across multiple levels. We're delighted to collaborate with them to continue building a successful, dynamic business" commented Dr. Stavros Siokos, Managing Partner of Astarte.

Astarte marks the 97th win for DMS and joins a growing list of renowned funds that have raised more than $26Bn in capital across Europe.