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Lord North Street hires JP Morgan banker for Swiss launch

Lord North Street hires JP Morgan banker for Swiss launch

Lord North Street has made a double hire for its launch into Switzerland.

Sonia de Luca joins from JP Morgan Private Banking where she specialised in advice on strategic and tactical asset allocation, alternative investments, credit restructuring and new client acquisition based Geneva and Zurich.  

She is joined by Fabio Bloom, who has for the last six years has been responsible for strategic asset allocation and management at a single family office. Prior to this he held various investment management roles at Credit Suisse and JP Morgan Private Bank.

The duo will launch the Swiss office, which remains subject to regulatory approval with de Luca appointed director of Lord North Street where she will provide input on the family office’s long term growth strategy. 

Lord North Street, which was founded in 2000, has a wide network including MdF Family Partners based in Madrid and Barcelona and MdF Private Investment Office with its in Latin America.

Commenting on its Swiss proposition, Lord North Street managing director Olivia Hancock said: ‘This new office in Switzerland will be a significant further step forward for Lord North Street internationally and we look forward to expanding our international network over time as the private investment office concept continues to grow in appeal.  It takes a long time to build a leading investment business and we believe Lord North Street has only scratched the surface of what is achievable.’

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