Digital asset management firm Wave Financial Group (Wave) has appointed Matteo Dante Perruccio to the newly created role of President International, who will be based in London.Perruccio’s experience in investment management spans over 30 years during which he has held various positions CEO of Pioneer Investments SGR and member of the board, CEO and Founder of Hermes BPK Partners, non-executive board director and Global Head of Key accounts and strategic relationships at FTSE listed Jupiter Asset Management and most recently Chairman of the Secofind Multi Family Office. He will be responsible for the international expansion of Wave Financial Group as well as developing the relationship with one of its investors Fineqia International Inc. the Toronto Listed fintech, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology investment company.
This senior executive hire underscores Wave’s commitment to its relationship with Fineqia and to bringing the combination of Wave’s investment expertise and capabilities to a broader set of partners and clients across regions through Fineqia’s innovative distribution channels.
Dante Perruccio, President International at Wave, says: “I am very excited about leveraging my financial services experience to help bridge the divide between traditional asset management and the fast growing digital asset management sector. Since the emergence of digital assets and their propulsion into the investment landscape I have been fascinated with the rapid evolution of the space and was impressed by the vision of Wave Financial Group to apply traditional investment strategies such as income & growth, index tracking, real asset investment and venture capital to digital assets. The quality and experience of the team was also a key factor in my decision to join. I look forward to playing an important part in Wave’s journey to bring quality digital asset investment solutions to the professional investor community.”
David Siemer, CEO at Wave, says: “We are delighted that Matteo has joined us and see it as a significant endorsement of what Wave is achieving. His wealth of experience within investment management will allow us to continue bridging the divide between the traditional and new world of digital asset management.”