London based Prime of Prime brokerage ISPrime continues to expand as TD and Credit Suisse executive Adam Walczak joins the company

After senior executive positions at TD and Credit Suisse, Adam Walczak joins ISPrime in London this week


London’s prime of prime brokerage sector is continuing to go from strength to strength as 2016 consistently marks itself out as the year of the non-bank institutional FX industry.

ISPrime is a poignant example, the firm having been established in 2014 catering exclusively to a large spectrum of institutional investors, backed by Lord Stanley Fink’s ISAM investment an asset management company and led by institutional FX experts Jonathan Brewer and Raj Sitlani.

Adam Walczak

Since its establishment, the firm has embarked on a substantial growth period, appointing senior level executives recently that include former Bloomberg sales executive Robert Buxton and ex-CFH Clearing Client Service Representative Zeynap Ertan both joined ISPrime recently, and now have been accompanied by a further senior figure, this time interbank FX senior executive Adam Walczak.

Mr. Walczak joins ISPrime in an eFX Coverage capacity, following three years as Director of Spot FX at Canadian institution TD in London.

Prior to joining TD in 2013, Mr. Walczak was VP of FID Forex and Spot Trading at Credit Suisse, where he was a senior emerging markets dealer trading the Israeli Shekel, based in Canary Wharf, London.

A previous tenure at TD preceded Mr. Walczak’s appointment at Credit Suisse. Between 2006 and 2012, Mr. Walczak spent six years as VP and Director of Spot FX at TD where he was responsible for emerging market and G10 currencies.

At Credit Agricole, Mr. Walczak spent his five year tenure as a Spot FX dealer between 2001 and 2006, where he traded APAC currencies before moving on to emerging market FX.

At the turn of the Millennium, Mr. Walczak was an intern at Citibank’s FX division in London, and spent his gap year as a student at KPMG after graduating from the University of Exeter with a degree in Accountancy and Finance with European Study.

Today, Raj Sitlani, Managing Partner at ISPrime explained to FinanceFeeds “We are very pleased to announce that Adam Walczak has joined the Electronic Trading team at IS Prime. Adam will focus on all aspects of client coverage with a particular focus on our rapidly growing Asia-Pacific client franchise.”

“He joins IS Prime from TD and is a welcome addition to the IS Prime business as we continue to expand our global footprint” concluded Mr. Sitlani.

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