The founder and chairman of EI Sturdza will partner with Italian wealth management boutique Sofia Sgr to strengthen the Swiss group's presence in the country.
Eric Sturdza (pictured) will become partner and shareholder of the Italian boutique, which specialises in wealth management and family office services.
According to a statement from the Milan-based company, the agreement is intended to boost the growth of Sofia in both the family office field and within private banking. This will build on the experience and the international presence of the Sturdza group.
Alberto Crespi, founder and chair of Sofia Sgr, which distributes EI Sturdza's funds in Italy, said: ‘We’re pleased to welcome Mr Sturdza. We’re certain that his high level profile will help us grow in the Italian and international market.'
EI Sturdza investment company is based in Geneva and offers a broad range of high conviction, alpha-focused investment strategies and is part of the private banking group of the Sturdza family.