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IS Prime Taps Claudia Lucas to Institutional Sales Team

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IS Prime, the multi-asset execution provider for institutional market participants, has appointed Claudia Lucas to integrateits institutional sales team and leverage her experience as a business development executive and native Spanish speaking skills.

Lucas joined IS Prime from Formax Prime Capital, where she was a Senior Business Development Executive based in London in 2018. Prior to that, she held roles in business development and sales at Swissquote’s London office for three years. Skilled in the creation and execution of cross-channel promotional strategies and building synergistic relationships with a wide range of third-parties, Lucas has additional expertise across marketing, client relationship management, and strategic planning.


Lucas will focus on sales to Latam and Europe, reporting to Jonathan Brewer. “We are delighted to welcome Claudia to the team.  Claudia’s experience from Swissquote and Formax in successfully building Spanish speaking business will be invaluable in maximising the increasing opportunities for IS Prime, particularly in South America”, said Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner at IS Prime.

Claudia Lucas, Business Development, Latam and Europe, at IS Prime, commented:

“IS Prime is one of the largest and fastest growing Prime of Prime brokers in the industry and I am excited to join such a dynamic and ambitious team. I am looking forward to playing a key role in their global expansion.”

Claudia Lucas
Claudia Lucas, Business Development, Latam and Europe, at IS Prime

The London-based business of IS Prime is a UK FCA-regulated prime broker founded in 2014 which is part of the ISAM Capital Markets Group, owned by ISAM, an FCA regulated systematic hedge fund. The group also includes subsidiaries IS Prime Hong Kong and IS Risk Analytics.

IS Prime offers multi-asset execution across Tier 1 aggregated liquidity venues together with Prime Brokerage services and cutting edge front to back technology.

In mid-2018, IS Prime tapped former Edgewater Markets director Terry Gill to a newly created Institutional Sales role at the company’s Agency Execution team in an effort to develop the line of business.

The broker’s Agency Execution service, which leverages the Prime of Prime’s relationships with top-tier banks in order to provide mid-tier and smaller banks, hedge funds and voice traders with a deep, anonymous, customized liquidity solution, has launched an NDF and Forward execution facility in 2018 in a move to diversify its offering.
IS Prime works with a number of leading technology partners, including Broadway Technology, Currenex, FastMatch, FlexTrade, Gold-i, Cboe FX, Integral, MetaQuotes, oneZero, Tools For Brokers, Thomson Reuters, and many others.