Press release -
The JOOL Group opens Swiss office
The JOOL Group has opened an office in the Zurich area, Switzerland, strengthening the Groups’ presence in continental Europe.
The Swiss office is established through JOOL Capital Partner AB, owner of JOOL Markets AS, acquiring a 70% stake in JOOL Markets (Switzerland) AG, a subsidiary in Zurich-based financial advisory firm SFG Group. Going forward, the JOOL Group will continue to work together with the SFG Group as a strategic partner.
JOOL Markets (Switzerland) AG is authorized to act as a self-regulating organisation (SRO) on the Swiss market in accordance with the regulatory framework supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Heading JOOL’s Swiss office is Sebastien Khlat-Muller, CEO and co-founder of SFG Group. Mr. Khlat-Muller has 20 years of international investment banking experience from top tier financial institutions in Paris and Switzerland. Prior to founding SFG, he spent ten years within Société Générale Corporate Investment Banking (SGCIB) in various roles advising institutional investors in Switzerland and Emerging Markets. Sebastien is graduated from EM Lyon Management School and holds a Master in Econometrics.
Tom Olander, co-founder of the JOOL Group, comments:
“This expansion broadens our institutional investor base and reflects growing European demand for JOOL’s Nordic high yield offering, positioning the Group for continued growth in the years ahead.”
Sebastien Khlat-Muller comments:
”SFG’s strategy is to consolidate organic growth while establishing niche development-based market opportunities. Joining the JOOL Group will allow our institutional clients to directly access the Nordic high yield market, representing a new and attractive class of private debt.”
About JOOL Markets AS
JOOL Markets is an independent Nordic investment bank with a leading position in corporate bonds and fixed income instruments within NOK 30-200 million. JOOL Markets is seated in Oslo and employs more than 70 professionals working from our offices in Oslo, Bergen, Gothenburg, Stockholm and Helsinki.
JOOL Markets was established in 2015 and is a part of the JOOL Group.