Zavala Belmont

Senior Manager

Fernando is a Senior Manager, heading the Fund Accounting department at Arendt Services. He is also member of various boards of real estate and private equity alternative investment funds.

Fernando has over 19 years of experience in external audit in the Big Four environment mainly in Luxembourg, United States of America and Mexico. Over the past 9 years, Fernando has been specialised in Alternative Investments Funds focused on the Real Estate and Private Equity Industry.

Fernando has extensive experience in International Regulated and Listed Funds, mainly with Luxembourg and US Funds with investments in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Brazil, India and Mauritius.

Fernando is recognised for his expertise in IFRS, USGAP and Luxembourg GAAP, including INREV NAV calculation and complex consolidation processes and review. His international exposure has allowed him to gain an in-depth knowledge of applicable frameworks as well as business customs and cultural backgrounds.

Fernando has been in charge of SEC clients, including the review of SOX Controls and additional audit procedures per the Dodd-Frank Act.  In the past 13 years, Fernando has been providing IFRS and USGAAP training in Luxembourg and in some European countries.

Fernando graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and currently holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

Languages: English, Luxembourgish, Spanish.