Muzinich & Co., an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, announced the appointment of Rafael Ximenez de Embun and Jesus Belascoain as it continues to strengthen its team in Madrid.
Rafael Ximenez de Embun joins Muzinich to lead the Marketing and Client Relations team for Spain and Portugal. He brings some 20 years of experience in both wealth management and asset management and most recently was head of Julius Baer Wealth Management business in Spain & Portugal.
Jesus Belascoain joins from JP Morgan Asset Management where he spent more than nine years developing the fund distribution business.
Ersilia Molnar, Muzinich Managing Director of Marketing and Client Relations, said: “Rafael and Jesus come to us with an extremely strong record of developing and maintaining relationships with investors seeking high quality investment solutions. We have been growing our marketing efforts in Spain and Portugal over the past few years and their appointment is part of that continuing process.”
Ximenez de Embun and Belascoain will be based in the recently opened Muzinich office in Madrid.
Founded in 1988, Muzinich has offices in New York, London, Cologne, Paris, Zurich, Milan and Madrid. The firm currently manages approximately $24.6bn (€22.6bn) (as at December 31, 2014) across the full spectrum of corporate credit.