Indosuez Wealth Management welcomes new Head of Asset Management for Hong Kong Branch
Hong Kong, 30 August 2021 - Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia (“Indosuez”), the global wealth management brand of Credit Agricole group, has appointed Ian Koo as Head of Asset Management for the bank’s Hong Kong branch, effective as of 23 August 2021.
In this role, Ian will oversee the asset management sphere for the bank in Hong Kong, encompassing the distribution, marketing and investor servicing of asset management-related products and offerings. He is also responsible for the discretionary portfolio management business as well as fund distribution and activities. Functionally, Ian reports to Grizelda Lee, Head of Asset Management Asia, Public Markets Solutions.
Ian joins Indosuez with 15 years’ experience advising bespoke investment solutions and growing portfolios for ultra-high-net-worth clients across Asia. He previously served as the head of portfolio management at Bank of New York Mellon (Hong Kong) where he led the portfolio management team to implement fully discretionary client portfolios across all asset classes.
He also worked at several global banks, including HSBC International (Hong Kong) and ING (Hong Kong), where he provided wealth solutions to high-net-worth clients.
Olivier Livenais, Chief Executive of Indosuez’s Hong Kong Branch, said: “Our unique positioning as a human-scale wealth manager with the backing of one of the world’s largest financial institutions, continues to be a key factor in attracting high performance talents in the wealth management industry. We are not only able to adapt quickly and efficiently to provide clients with a wide range of investment solutions, but can do so with the confidence and solidity of the Credit Agricole Group behind us. We are confident that our clients will benefit from Ian’s deep experience and expertise.”
Arjan de Boer, Head of Markets, Investments & Structuring, Asia, said: “Ian has a strong track record in discretionary portfolio management, an investment strategy gaining traction with our Asian clients. With Ian onboard, Indosuez will continue to grow with differentiated offerings and customised solutions that meet clients’ evolving needs.”
About Indosuez Wealth Management
Indosuez Wealth Management is the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole group, ranked 10th in the world in terms of total assets (The Banker - July 2020, based on results at the end of 2019).
Shaped by more than 145 years of experience supporting families and entrepreneurs around the world, Indosuez Wealth Management offers a tailor-made approach that allows our clients to build, manage, protect and pass on their wealth according to their goals and ambitions. Its teams take a comprehensive view and provide expert advice and exceptional service, offering a wide range of services for the management of both personal and business assets.
Renowned for its international reach combined with a human scale, Indosuez Wealth Management has 3,060 employees in 10 locations around the world, in Europe (Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland), Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong SAR, New Caledonia and Singapore), the Middle East (United Arab Emirates).
With 128 billion euros in assets under management (as at 31/12/2020), Indosuez Wealth Management is one of the global leaders in wealth management.
About Indosuez Wealth Management in Asia
Indosuez Wealth Management has a solid foundation in Asia as a pioneering bank with more than a century old heritage, when Banque de l’Indochine opened its historic offices in Hong Kong SAR and Singapore. From these two locations, branches of CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA, almost 350 highly specialised wealth managers combine their knowledge of the region with the vast opportunities provided by the global network of Indosuez Wealth Management and the Credit Agricole group.