The Big Interview: Algebris' Lasagna on upcoming launches, reaching UK investors and bridging cultural gaps

Upcoming trust launch

Lauren Mason
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Algebris' Alex Lasagna
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Algebris' Alex Lasagna

“When I joined Algebris we had about €1.5bn in assets under management, and that very quickly turned into half a billion – we lost €1bn in assets. I was looking in the mirror each morning and saying to myself: ‘well that was a good move’.”

Alex Lasagna first joined Algebris - a London-based asset manager specialising in financials - in 2010, just one year after the global financial crisis reached its peak. The now-deputy CEO, who had...

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