Italy’s independent investment bank Intermonte SIM has appointed Antonio Cesarano as chief global strategist.
With some 30 years’ experience, Cesarano will be responsible for overseeing and formulating the firm’s macro-market strategy focusing on rates, currencies and commodities, while supporting the bond, ETF and derivatives team at the firm’s advisory and asset management division.
Cesarano began his career at MPS in 1996 where he worked as a market maker within the main European government markets. After that, he was named head of market strategy at MPS Capital Services responsible for the advisory services of Banca MPS’ wealth management division. Over the years, he implemented and coordinated the preparation of strategies on forex, interest rates and commodities, managing a team of professionals.
Gianluca Parenti, Intermonte Sim partner, said: “We believe that in the current macro-economic contex it is increasingly important to be able to plan strategic portfolio choices and this is why Cesarano joins. We are proud to welcome him to our team and confident that his wide knowledge of market dynamics will bring a positive added value to our already consolidated leadership and the range of services we offer to our customers.”
Intermonte SIM Spa, offers investment banking and stock brokerage services, while provides IPO security and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. Additionally, it offers institutional sales and trading, equity research, and derivative stock services.
Intermonte SIM Spa, formerly known as Intermobiliare Securities SIM, was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan.