Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

Kairos teams up with Julius Baer for wealth management push in Italy

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  Paolo Basilico 
Kairos Investment Management, one of the only independent asset managers in Italy, has created a long-term strategic partnership with Julius Baer, the Swiss private banking group aimed at creating a leading onshore wealth manager in Italy.

Kairos is already an independent wealth manager in Italy with approximately $5.7 billion in client assets under management, including a $2 billion international fund of hedge funds business. However, while Kairos’ fund management business is not part of the transaction and will continue to be run by Kairos SGR, it will certainly boost the distribution channels