Last updated: 08:56 / Thursday, 12 May 2022
Represents Arcano in Latam and US Offshore

Industry Veterans Launch FDS, Specializing in US Offshore and Latin America

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  • This is a lift out of the senior Legg Mason team that has worked within the region for the last two decades
  • “We are thrilled to partner with Arcano, who have extensive experience providing  relevant, innovative, and timely investment solutions to their clients. We think that our  mutually client centric strategies and values are an exciting fit and opportunity for our  clients in the region”, saids Lars Jensen, Managing Partner FDS
  • Pedro Hamparzoumian, Managing Partner- Investor Relations stated that "Arcano has always been committed to innovation, but now we are taking another step forward in our growth strategy in this market with the agreement reached with FDS, with  whom we share objectives and values. We are sure that this alliance represents a great opportunity and that it will add great value to our clients". 

Industry veterans Lars Jensen, Jorge Letelier, Roberto Teperman, and Christian Blomstrom have launched FDS, Fund Distribution Services, specializing in both  institutional and retail channels in US Offshore and Latin America. This is a lift out of the senior Legg Mason team that has worked within the region for the last two decades. 

FDS has reached an agreement with Arcano Partners focused on maximizing value creation for their clients while seeking to increase the positive impact on society and the development of a more  sustainable world. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Arcano, who have extensive experience providing  relevant, innovative, and timely investment solutions to their clients. We think that our  mutually client centric strategies and values are an exciting fit and opportunity for our  clients in the region”, saids Lars Jensen, Managing Partner FDS.

Pedro Hamparzoumian, Managing Partner- Investor Relations stated that "Arcano has always been committed to innovation, but now we are taking another step forward in our growth strategy in this market with the agreement reached with FDS, with  whom we share objectives and values. We are sure that this alliance represents a great opportunity and that it will add great value to our clients". 

FDS offers a holistic approach to the business with local presence in the United  States, Chile, and Brazil. The goal is to partner with managers whose strategies are innovative  and strategic to Latin American investors, according the Press Release. 

Arcano Partners, is focused on maximizing value creation for its clients while seeking to increase the positive impact on society and the development of a more sustainable world. The company has two business areas: Alternative Asset Management: with more than €7.5 billion managed and advised since our inception in 2006, Private Equity, Credit Strategies, Real Estate, Sustainable Infrastructure, Venture Capital, and Asset & Capital Finance, with a strong focus on sustainability and responsible investment and Investment Banking for companies in a variety of sectors.  

Arcano has a staff of more than 200 professionals with offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Seville, Milan, New York and Los Angeles. It has become one of the leading independent firms in the European alternative finance market.

 

 

 

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