Capital Group appoints business development associate to Italy arm

Eugenia Jiménez
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Capital Group appoints business development associate to Italy arm

US asset management group Capital Group has appointed Agostino Villa Luraschi as a business development associate to Italy.

Villa will be responsible for contributing to the firm's expansion in the southern European country while implementing the asset manager's services to investors.

He joins from Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where he worked at its global sales and marketing division for the past year. Prior to that, he gained some valuable experience in the private banking sector working at Crédit Agricole Indosuez Wealth Management.

The appointment raises to ten the number of professionals that have recently joined the firm in Italy. The firm has appointed Matteo Astolfi as a managing director and Emanuele De Angelis as a client service associate.

Matteo Astolfi, managing director, financial intermediaries, Italy, said: "Italy is a priority market for us. That is why we are focusing on expanding across the country as well as on offering its clients our expertise. The appointment of Agostino Villa fits our expansion plans for the region."

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Eugenia Jiménez

Eugenia Jiménez speaks Spanish and is Iberia Correspondent for Investment Europe covering Spain & Portugal, as well as Italy.