FCA-regulated prime brokerage and execution venue IS Prime has made its latest appointment today, on-boarding Claudia Lucas. She joins the company with several years of experience to enhance its institutional sales team in Latam and Europe markets, with the group eyeing a broader focus and growth in the region.
Prior to landing at the institutional-client focused broker, Claudia worked at Formax Prime Capital (UK) Ltd as a senior business development executive for nearly 14 months. Additionally, she also held several sales roles at Swissquote from 2014 to 2017.
IS Prime expects Lucas’ industry experience, which dates back to 2011, and deep relationships to strengthen its global sales capabilities as it looks to expand its reach and continue to build market share.
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IS Prime, part of the ISAM Capital Markets Group, is a prime of prime business owned by the London-based hedge fund International Standard Asset Management.
The group has been seeing steady growth over the past few years. The company saw profits increase by an impressive 900 percent during the FY ending March 31, 2017.
Commenting on the news, Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner at IS Prime, said: “We are delighted to welcome Claudia to the team. Claudia’s experience from Swissquote and Formax in successfully building Spanish speaking business will be invaluable in maximising the increasing opportunities for IS Prime, particularly in South America.”
Lucas adds: “IS Prime is one of the largest and fastest growing Prime of Prime brokers in the industry and I am excited to join such a dynamic and ambitious team. I am looking forward to playing a key role in their global expansion.”