8th February 2022
J. Safra Sarasin Group opens an office in Spain and Appoints Belén Ríos as a Head of Institutional & Wholesale Iberia
Banque J. Safra Sarasin (Luxembourg) SA is pleased to announce the opening of a new Branch in Madrid. The opening of the branch in Spain fits in the ongoing strategy of the Group to develop its activities in core European markets. The office, located in Madrid, will focus on clients domiciled in Spain, both in the field of Private Banking and Institutional Clients.
The branch is registered with the Bank of Spain and the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) and is operational since 1 January 2022 as Banque J. Safra Sarasin (Luxembourg) SA, Sucursal en España. It is headed by Francisco Gomez-Trenor.
Belén Ríos has recently joined Banque J. Safra Sarasin (Luxembourg) SA, Sucursal en España in Madrid as Head Institutional and Wholesale Sales Iberia. She will grow the institutional and wholesale business for the Iberian market. With over 20 years of experience, she comes from 15 years in Amundi Iberia where she was Head of Institutional Sales among other roles. Prior to that, she worked for Cortefiel Group (Tendam) as Head of Investor Relations, and in the private banking of Morgan Stanley SV SA in Spain.
Martin Fenner, Head of Wholesale, J. Safra Sarasin Asset Management:
“For more than 30 years, we have built the foundation of our Sustainable Asset Management business. We are fully committed to growing the distribution team at J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management in order to offer sustainable investments to new clients. We are delighted to welcome Belén Ríos in Madrid. Given her extensive experience, Belén will be instrumental in growing our Iberian institutional and wholesale client base.”
Belén Ríos, Head of Institutional & Wholesale Iberia, J. Safra Sarasin Asset Management:
“I am thrilled to join J. Safra Sarasin. With the Bank’s strong focus on ESG and its unique know-how of sustainable finance, based on a proven track record and over 30 years of experience, I am sure we can deliver high quality solutions to Spanish investors.”
Banque J. Safra Sarasin (Luxembourg) SA, Sucursal en España is located at Paseo de la Castellana 13, 3rd floor, in Madrid.
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