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Almaleh and Davies-Charbonnier leave Banque Syz to set up asset management firm

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Roberto Almaleh is leaving Banque Syz & Co after seven years to set up his own asset management business in Geneva. The former head of the Banque Syz hedge advisory group will be joined by Nathalie Davies-Charbonnier, also at Syz. Before joining Syz, Almaleh spent 15 years at what was HSBC Republic, gaining his experience and reputation in hedge fund investing.

Having joined the bank in September 2003, Almaleh and Davies-Charbonnier together founded the hedge advisory group, the private banking unit dedicated to the very specific needs of wealthy private investors and family offices wishing to invest directly