Lombard Odier expands into Brazil with new office in São Paulo

media releases

Lombard Odier expands into Brazil with new office in São Paulo

Entrance into the Brazilian market reflects the Group’s successful growth strategy and commitment to establishing a presence that ensures proximity to clients

Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd (“Lombard Odier”), a leading global wealth manager from Switzerland, is expanding its existing footprint in Latin America with the opening of a new office in São Paulo, Brazil, cementing more than half a century’s commitment to clients in the region.

The new office in São Paulo is an important step in the Group’s growth, and reflects Lombard Odier’s objective to have a local market presence to enhance proximity to clients. The office will be overseen by Matteo Dignola, Market Head LatAm at Lombard Odier.

Brazil is a key business location and centre of wealth, with an increasing demand for bespoke wealth management services

Brazil is a key business location and centre of wealth, with an increasing demand for bespoke wealth management services. Clients in Brazil will have access to Lombard Odier’s international investment expertise and solutions as well as receiving independent advice.

Matteo Dignola, Market Head LatAm stated: “We believe the combination of our Swiss Private Banking heritage and the services of an independent “boutique” private bank, with leading international investment expertise, will be a powerful offering for Brazilian clients.”

Latin America is one of Lombard Odier’s key regions among the emerging countries where the bank is seeking to grow, with Brazil a core market in the region.

Marc Lopez, Limited Partner and Regional Head of Southern Europe and LatAm at Lombard Odier commented, This is another important step in our new LatAm strategy and is testament to our faith in the growth and economic stability of the region.”

Our expansion in Brazil reflects our long-term commitment to this important market, and our desire to offer our clients both the full breadth of our global expertise together with a closer geographic proximity

The São Paulo company has secured approval from the local Securities Commission (CVM), to operate as a securities advisory entity. The local company is also seeking formal approval from the Central Bank of Brazil to operate as a Representative Office of the Swiss Bank.

“For 225 years, Lombard Odier has served clients and their families, using bespoke expertise and innovation to help them preserve and grow their assets over time. Our expansion in Brazil reflects our long-term commitment to this important market, and our desire to offer our clients both the full breadth of our global expertise together with a closer geographic proximity,” said Frédéric Rochat, Managing Partner of the Lombard Odier Group and Co-Head of the Private Clients division.

Important information

This media release has been prepared by Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd, a bank and securities dealer authorised and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) (hereinafter "Lombard Odier"). It is not intended for distribution, publication, or use in any jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, or use would be unlawful, nor is it aimed at any person or entity to whom it would be unlawful to address such a document. This media release is provided for information purposes only. It does not constitute an offer or a recommendation to enter into a relationship with Lombard Odier, nor to subscribe to, purchase, sell or hold any security or financial instrument.
This document may not be reproduced (in whole or in part), transmitted, modified, or used for any public or commercial purpose without the prior written permission of Lombard Odier.
© Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd – All rights reserved