KNG announces the establishment of its Portuguese subsidiary

  • 8th October 2021


LISBON, October 8, 2021 – KNG Securities LLP is pleased to announce the establishment of its Portuguese subsidiary named KNG Securities International, Lda and the opening of a new office in Lisbon.

KNG Securities LLP is a London-based independent boutique investment bank specialized in Fixed Income with clients in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

The KNG Group adopts a client-to-client business model with a focus on different asset classes such as (i) corporate debt, (ii) distressed debt, (iii) sovereign, supranational, agency and covered bonds, (iv) emerging markets and (v) special situations. KNG is also very active in structured finance.

Since 2003 KNG has grown organically with the addition of talented professionals across sales, trading and structuring to significantly expand its coverage of investors, both geographically and in increasingly diverse asset classes.

The establishment of the new subsidiary and the opening of the new office in Lisbon fulfil KNG’s long term strategy to consolidate its growth and ensure continuity in the offering of investment banking services in Europe and to expand its business vis-à-vis European institutional client following Brexit.

KNG ’s mission is to create and implement synergies between institutional stakeholders both in the United Kingdom and in European countries and to become a go-to truly independent, unbiased organization for investment banking services.

KNG Securities International, Lda has obtained all the relevant authorizations from the Portuguese competent authorities and has started operations in Lisbon since the end of September.

Andrea Figallo and Giorgio Simioni have been appointed as Directors (gerentes) of the newly established subsidiary. Michele Lupo has been appointed as group Head of Legal affairs and Compliance Officer and has also relocated to Lisbon.