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Family office Athena Capital opens New York branch

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

From Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia – Family office Athena Capital Advisors, has announced the opening of a New York City office and the hiring of Zung Nguyen to lead the new office.

This is the second location for Athena Capital Advisors, with headquarters located in Lincoln, MA. Lisette Cooper, Founder and CIO of Athena Capital Advisors said, "We are very excited to open our Manhattan office as well as to welcome Zung Nguyen to the Athena family. This new office will allow us to better serve our existing client base in the New York metropolitan area as well as to continue to grow and expand our wealth management and External CIO business nationally."

In a statement, Athena said Nguyen will be joining the firm as an executive wealth advisor and head of the firm’s New York City office. Nguyen has over 30 years of experience in global capital markets and relationship management. Over his career, his clients have included central banks, financial institutions, multi-national corporations, endowments, foundations, and ultra-high-net-worth families.

Prior to joining Athena, Nguyen was head of JP Morgan’s Private Wealth Management office on New York’s Upper East Side, covering corporate executives, major real estate families, privately held business owners and financial sponsors along with a select number of international clients. Before JP Morgan, Nguyen worked in a variety of positions in portfolio management......................

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