Credit Suisse has hired three directors and one vice president as part of its UK growth plans, thewealthnet has learnt. All four join from Barclays.
Francesca Speroni becomes a director and team leader UK. Ms Speroni was previously a director in the family office team at Barclays. Before this she was a director at Rothschild.
Kanu Khare, who becomes a director and head of investment consulting, was previously a director and investment consultant at Barclays since 2016, and before that an executive director in the equity solutions group at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management.
Keshav Khanna joins as a director and relationship manager. He had previously been with Barclays as a private banker since 2012. Before this Mr Khanna was a vice president at Merrill Lynch.
Alex Stott becomes a vice president and relationship manager. Mr Stott was a vice president at Barclays in its key clients and family office team since 2011. Prior to this he was an analyst at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management.
A source close to the matter, told thewealthnet that Credit Suisse plans more hires to its London office throughout the rest of 2018. It said that there was a “strong pipeline” and the UK is a focus for the bank as the “strategic pivot towards wealth management continues to bear fruit.”