Sartus capital se dote d’un nouveau CIO

6 March 2017 -

Geneva, 3 March 2017
Sartus Capital, a global investment office based in Geneva, announces today the hire of Steve Sénèque as its new Chief Investment Officer as part of its ongoing strategic development phase and to serve its growing client base. Steve Sénèque, former Investment Director at Octogone Gestion SA, commented: «I am delighted to take part in this building phase of the company and to bring to Sartus Capital my expertise in matters of investments and my knowledge of the markets.»

The new CIO will head a team of three investment specialists with a strong local expertise and will report directly to the CEO, Felipe de Almeida e Silva. Steve Sénèque’s team has investment capabilities in key areas such as: fund research, alternatives, equities, fixed income, cross assets, etc. and is likely to add new skills as it further expands in the months to come.

As an active member of the Global Investment Committee, Steve Sénèque will work closely with the experts from XP Investimentos, Sartus Capital’s mother company, in order to leverage on the research it produces out of its offices in Miami, New York and Sao Paolo.

Felipe de Almeida e Silva, CEO of Sartus Capital, added: «We strongly believe joining our capabilities together will enable Sartus Capital to offer a global view and approach to our clients. Steve’s extensive expertise on emerging markets, specifically Asia, will be very precious in that respect.»

Steve’s role will also cover taking part in the development of Sartus Capital in Geneva and strengthening the relations with all the local partners. «One of my main priorities will be to build up our relationships with banks and other partners in Geneva, with the aim to offer the best services in all investment areas to our clients», confirmed Steve Sénèque.


Steve Sénèque holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University and has 30 years of international experience. He began his career as an economist working principally in Asia, but then moved to wealth and fund management after relocating to Geneva in 1997. Steve has strong analytical, investment and management skills gained in a variety of roles, as Senior VP for Santander Group (Geneva), President and CIO of Sparx International Hong Kong, and Head of Equities (Japan) for Fidelity International in Tokyo. In 2013, Steve joined Octogone Gestion SA as Investment Director with responsibility for fund research, asset allocation and portfolio advisory.

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About Sartus CapitalSartus Capital is a global investment office managing assets for private individuals, families, foundations and other institutions. Our experienced team of executives works in partnership with our clients to plan and deliver personalized financial goals. We are part of XP Investimentos Group, a global investment platform headquartered in Sao Paulo, with registered offices in New York and Miami. XP Group is partially owned by General Atlantic, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, and Sartus Capital’s management team are also equity holders in XP Group.

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