Head of Asset Management
CEO of Marengo Financial Services in London and CEO
of Marzotto Investment House in Milan, Italy.
Previously founder and CEO of JC Associati SIM
(later merged with JCI Capital Ltd.),
an independent consulting firm that starting from the
early 2000s, has developed among the first companies in
Italy advanced financial advisory services, later combining
them with “alternative” and “total return” asset management activities.
During the 90’s Executive Director at Swiss Bank Corporation in London
(later merged into UBS Warburg), with responsibility for the Lira trading
book on derivatives and exotic products, managing risks on: interest rate,
currency, credit and volatility. Previously (also in Swiss Bank Corporation
in London) responsible for the Italian Government trading book and the Eurolira
trading book. He graduated in 1992 with honors in Business Administration from
Bocconi University with prof. Tancredi Bianchi.
Head of Asset Management
Investment professional with more than 15 years of experience on Fixed Income & Equity markets – research, trading & portfolio management. Joined the team in 2016 as Senior Analyst. Previously Head of Fixed Income & Equity Investments at Eurobank, Bulgaria, also worked there as Senior Fixed Income Analyst & Equity Research Analyst. Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) since 2012 and Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) since 2011. Member of CFA Institute, USA, and Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Specialised in: Financial Analysis & Valuations (including distress & special situations), Fixed Income Relative Value Strategies, Macroeconomic & Cross-Asset Analysis, Emerging Markets.
Joined the team in 2016 as Fixed Income Analyst, previously Equity Trader at HiQ Invest BV - Market Neutral Fund. Graduated with merit in MSc of Mathematical Finance from Queen Mary University of London. Teaching Fellow of “Applied Finance” at King's College University of London, Economic & Finance department. CFA Level 3 candidate in 2019.
Specialised in: Fixed Income Relative Value & Equity Long/Short Strategies, Financial Modelling, Certificates, Derivatives, Structured Bonds, Illiquid Bonds
Joined the team in 2017 as Investment Research Analyst. Graduated cum Laude in MSc of Finance and Investments at Rotterdam School of Management, specialising in portfolio management and risk premia strategies. Several published articles in professional finance magazines and two research papers in international academic journals: “Monetary policy shocks and distressed firms’ stock returns: Evidence from the publicly traded U.S. firms” (presented at Bank of England) and “Municipal bond debt and sustainability in a non-mature financial market: The case of Italy”.
Specialised in: Inflation-linked Bonds, Equity & Credit Risk Premia Strategies, Equity Relative Value Strategies, Financial Modelling & Econometrics, Monetary Policy Analysis.