Mirabaud hires business development head for Italy

HiredMirabaud Asset Management has hired David Basola as head of business development activities as part of its expansion into Italy.

Based in London, Basola will focus on institutional and wholesale investors in Italy, Malta, Monaco and Ticino in Switzerland.

Basola joins from the Syz Group in Italy, where he had been since 2006. He held various business development positions, promoting long-only and alternative investments to the Italian investor community.

Before that, he was at Integrated Asset Management, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.

Most recently, Mirabaud Asset Management hired Isabelle Richard from Candriam, previously known as Dexia Asset Management. Other hires since 2011 include Dan Tubbs from BlackRock, Anu Narula from Axa Framlington, Nicolas Crémieux from Dexia Asset Management, Andrew Lake from Aviva Investors, Fatima Luis from F&C and Kirill Pyshkin from Aviva Investors.

Mirabaud Asset Management is the investment arm of the Mirabaud Group, an independent wealth and asset management group established in 1819 in Geneva, Switzerland. At the end of last year, it had 8 billion Swiss franc (€6.6 billion) of assets under management, 5 billion Swiss francs in traditional assets and 3 billion in alternatives.

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