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Our Team

Mr. Andreas Economides

Founder & CEO

Andreas Economides started his career in the financial sector in 1979 in Luxembourg. He acted as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at various international banks before serving as Chief Financial Officer & First Deputy Managing Director at SEB Private Bank Luxembourg S.A. from 1989 until 2000.

From 2001 to 2002, he served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at ABN AMRO Asset Management Limited in Saõ Paulo, Brazil, in charge of all asset management operations, including settlement of transactions with custodian banks and net asset value calculations of both investment funds as well as private clients’ portfolios. After returning from Brazil, he was appointed Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at ABN AMRO (Luxembourg) S.A. where he was responsible for managing the risks of the bank and other group affiliated entities established in Luxembourg from 2003 until 2007.

In 2007, he joined the Itaú Unibanco Group, the largest financial conglomerate in the Southern Hemisphere, where he was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO)/ Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Luxembourg subsidiary Banco Itaú Europa Luxembourg S.A. In 2010, he was appointed Managing Director of the Itaú Bank & Trust entities for the Cayman Islands and The Bahamas where he was in charge of all Itaú Unibanco group private banking clients trust and corporate administrative services.

From May 2015 until December 2017, he served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Magellan Investment Holdings group of companies (Arcanum/ RJI Capital) where he was accountable for all finance, treasury and tax planning activities. During this period, he developed financial and tax strategies, participated in key operational decisions with the executive leadership team and led efficiency, cost control, risk mitigation, asset management and regulatory compliance initiatives. During this period he also acted as a director of all the group companies.

Mr. Economides holds a master degree in Business Administration & Consular Science from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (“HEC”) Liège in Belgium. He has over three decades of accounting, finance, risk management and compliance experience in international banks, asset management companies and family office and has worked internationally in Luxembourg, Monaco, Brazil, Cayman Islands, The Bahamas and Switzerland.

Managed & Executed Strategic Projects

2016 — 2017
Magellan Investment Holdings S.à.r.l. (RJI Capital & Arcanum group of companies)
Restructuring a single family office, from an England & Wales tax structure to a Luxembourg holding company and successfully establishing its worldwide subsidiaries as full-fledged strategic advisory and global intelligence services companies integrated within an optimized tax environment
2014 — 2015
Itaú Bank & Trust Cayman Ltd. & Itaú Bank & Trust Bahamas Ltd.
Establishing in The Bahamas a common corporate and trust services administration/ operations platform
2009 — 2011
Itaú Bank & Trust Limited Caymans Ltd. & The Bahamas
Restructuring and successfully converting these entities from private banking operations to a full-fledged trust and fiduciary services companies integrated into the Itaú Unibanco Group private banking organisation
2008 — 2009
Banco Itaú (Suisse) SA
Incorporating and setting-up Itaú – Unibanco Swiss private banking operations and obtaining regulatory approval from FINMA (Swiss regulator)
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.’s Miami and Montevideo branches
Managing and executing the sale of approximately USD 3.0 billion assets under management to Banco Itaú Europa International
2006 — 2007
ABN AMRO Bank N.V Monaco private banking branch
Managing and executing the sale of approximately USD 1 billion assets under management to CMB, a subsidiary of Mediobanca Italy
2001 — 2002
ABN AMRO Asset Management Limited Brazil
Outsourcing all fund administration and back-office activities to Unibanco – União de Bancos Brasileiros S.A.
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Investment Management S.A. (“SEBIM”)
Converting the bank’s IT systems from the inhouse SEBIS system into Olympic from ERI  Bancaire
SEBIM and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Luxembourg S.A. (“SEB”)
merging and setting-up the fiscal arrangements connected to the merger of the 2 Luxembourg entities
1992 — 1993
Banque Scandinave en Suisse SA
Incorporating and setting-up a Luxembourg regulated Asset Management company
1989 — 1990
Transferring private banking and fund administration activities and operations from SEB to a newly incorporated bank, SEBIM

Board of Directors Mandates

May 2015 — Dec 2017
Magellan Investment Holdings S.à.r.l. and RJI Capital and Arcanum subsidiaries
Aug 2010 — Apr 2015
Itaú Bank & Trust Cayman Limited
Aug 2010 — Apr 2015
Itaú Bank & Trust Bahamas Limited

Past Banking Supervisory Mandates

Aug 2010 — Apr 2015
Cayman Islands Monetary Authority - CIMA Cayman Islands
Sep 2007 — Jul 2010
Sep 1992 — Apr 2000
Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier - CSSF Luxembourg

Ms. Patricia Fracassi

Business Development & Financial Accounting Manager

As Financial Accounting Manager Ms. Patricia Fracassi is in charge of all clients’ accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, cash flow, budget and VAT & Tax matters. Additionally, she also takes care of administrative support services such as company set-up, bank account opening, invoice payment services, customer billing, and social contribution services for our clients.

With a solid operational and financial background, she has many years of experience in the implementation of operational standards, policies and procedures and the establishment of financial and administrative structures in Switzerland and abroad (Dubai, France, UK, etc.).

Ms. Fracassi served for eight years as Vice President and Financial Controller at the Magellan Investment Holdings group (Arcanum/ RJI Capital companies). As a member of the management team, her responsibilities included oversight of all financial matters for the group, treasury and cash flow management, budgets, accounting/ bookkeeping, financial reporting and other administrative duties.

Prior to joining Magellan Investment Holdings group, she worked for more than 15 years in international hospitality management, specialising in strategy and market analysis, financial supervision and budgeting, procurement and vendor management, business development and relationship management.

Ms. Fracassi is a graduate of the Ecole Hotelière de Lausanne (1994) and she holds a MBA in administration (HTW) and a bachelor degree in finance and accounting of the University of Applied Sciences in Zürich (HWZ).

Our Partners

Weinblum + Stahl

Agency for Brand Communication

With offices in Berlin and Zurich, Weinblum + Stahl GmbH is an integrated communication design agency that specializes in developing unique brand identities and creative campaigns for clients worldwide.

Comprised of a dynamic group of multi-media, multi-talented strategists and designers, the agency offers a 360º range of creative and branding services.

By breaking down the typical boundaries between client and agency and working collaboratively with exceptional, talented teams, they deliver integrated and compelling design solutions and campaigns that support their clients’ vision and strategic objectives.

Weinblum + Stahl emphasizes on an intricate understanding of their clients’ needs, uncompromising creativity, quality, a pragmatic approach and passion.

To find out more about Weinblum + Stahl, please visit www.weinblum-stahl.com.

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Mr. Andreas Economides
M + 41 (0) 79 440 58 98

Ms. Patricia Fracassi
M + 41 (0) 76 489 69 64

We look forward hearing from you and responding to your queries.