iCapital Network, a fintech providing access to alternative investments, announced on Monday it has appointed Marco Bizzozero and Tom Slocock to Accelerate its Expansion in Europe and Asia.
iCapital reported that Bizzozero will join iCapital on December 1st as Head of International and a member of the iCapital Executive Committee, reporting to Lawrence Calcano, Chairman and CEO of iCapital Network. In this newly created role, Bizzozero will spearhead iCapital’s expansion into the European and Asian markets.
Meanwhile, Slocock joins iCapital as Managing Director and Head of International Product Development & Origination, reporting to Bizzozero. Slocock will lead the development and launch of new investment products and manage the life cycle of existing offerings explicitly designed for the needs of the international marketplace. Speaking about the appointments, Calcano stated:
“Our clients’ success requires a world-class team that can help them scale their businesses and bring this historically hard-to-access asset class to a broader range of investors. These professionals share our unwavering commitment to bringing superior access and efficiency to the private market investing experience, with more than 50 years of collective expertise and a breadth of relationships across the international marketplace.”
iCapital further revealed that it has also entered into an agreement to acquire a 65-person technology team from Portugal-based product development company, Runtime Group, Ltd. As part of Runtime, this team has provided dedicated support to iCapital’s technical development since 2014.
Founded in 2013, iCapital Network’s mission is to power the world’s alternative investment marketplace, with Its financial technology platform seeking to transform the way alternative investments are bought and sold through the development of tech-based solutions for advisors, their high-net-worth client base, asset managers and banks.