Seabury Group, a global provider of advisory and professional services, has launched Seabury Global Markets (SGM), which will be headed by industry veteran, Rob Fleschler, who steps into the role with immediate effect.
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SGM will be responsible for conducting fintech product and solution sales, as well as marketing and distribution across a wide range of financial markets. SGM operates as a subsidiary of Seabury Group. Mr. Fleschler will operate as SGM’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will report to Margaret Chan, CEO of Seabury Asset Management and Global Head of Specialists Funds and Financial Solutions.
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SGM Leans on Veteran Fleschler
Mr. Fleschler previously served as a Senior Advisor to Seabury Asset Management, part of a twenty-five year career in the financial services industry. Much of his career has been relegated to cash, futures and options sales and trading, day-to-day management of global institutional sales teams, and building electronic execution businesses and distribution capabilities.
He has held senior level roles at JPMorgan, UBS, Lehman Brothers, and Goldman Sachs, including most recently a position at Hotspot.
According to John E. Luth, Seabury Chairman and CEO, in a recent statement on the formation of SGM: “The creation of Seabury Global Markets further strengthens our focus and consolidates our firm’s capabilities to deliver the advanced tools and services as part of our specialty finance companies. Today’s announcement bolsters the capabilities of our SeaCap operations and further extends our firm’s reach and offerings to companies operating in the financial services industry.”
“Rob provides leadership through an incredible depth of financial industry experience and on-target insights that will help drive SGM’s investment and acquisition strategy and will build on and deliver innovative financial technology offerings,” added Ms. Chan, in an accompanying statement.