C8 Technologies, the pioneering, independent fintech platform that offers institutional investors the ability to use direct indexing and customise their investments continues to expand its geographical reach with two hires in Spain.

Pablo Monjardin and Mark Rubio join C8´s investor client team in Madrid to grow coverage in Iberia and Andorra.

The C8 platform connects institutional investors around the world with leading index suppliers, including S&P Global, IHS Markit, Morningstar, and Solactive, facilitating the creation of fully bespoke portfolios via direct indexing in a single end-to-end process.

Pablo Monjardin brings to the C8 team more than thirty years of experience in the investment banking industry, having worked most recently in BBVA´s FIG Team across Europe, USA and Asia. Previously, he worked as relationship Head to the Spanish Public Sector and as Managing Director in M&A, and Project Finance Head for Energy Renewables and Waste at Banco General, a subsidiary of Banesto Group. Pablo also has a background in the Corporate sector, having worked for Telefonica subsidiary, Telefonica Publicidad e Información (TPI), for more than twelve years as Head of Investor Relations.

Mark Rubio, with more than thirty five years of experience in investment banking and wealth management, comes to the C8 team with a deep knowledge of Global Markets. In his most recent project, he was Co-Founder of ALMA V, a fund of Senior Secured Loans. Previously, Mark was Head of Insurance & Asset Management at BBVA and Co-Head of Global Markets. Previous roles include responsibilities at Barclays Wealth Management, JP Morgan and Santander.

David Jervis, Global Client Officer of C8 Technologies, said: “We are delighted to be joined by colleagues of the calibre of Pablo and Mark for our coverage of Iberia and Andorra. Their knowledge and relationships will give institutional investors in those regions access to the investment industry’s newest development – the ability to move beyond pooled products, and to create and execute bespoke investments.”

Mattias Eriksson, Co-Founder and CEO, said: “We believe in the power of independent, transparent investment capability and giving professional investors the ability to shape and implement exactly what they want to own on behalf of their clients. The arrival of Pablo and Mark allows us to share our platform and its capabilities with leading investors in these key markets.”

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