Issue 2 2022

Manage Your Wealth Like An Expert Artvera Private Wealth Management is an independent wealth management boutique, based in London, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the UK, providing customised investment management worldwide, comprehensive wealth planning solutions and corporate advisory services to high-net-worth individuals, their families, and their businesses. Here we take a closer look as it wins Most Outstanding Wealth Management Boutique 2022 – United Kingdom. Artur Bounegra is the Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Artvera Private Wealth Management (Artvera). He is responsible for strategic management of the company, but a significant portion of his time is devoted to providing clients with comprehensive wealth management services with boutique-style focus. “We are fully focused on serving clients from emerging markets and from our office in Mayfair, London, we manage our clients’ wealth providing them with the full spectrum of investment opportunities worldwide by using a wide range of traditional and alternative investment strategies across all major asset classes,” explains Artur. “We believe that namely the emerging markets will be the biggest contributor to the future global growth of the world economy. This is where all trends in wealth management industry are currently being shaped.” Artvera also provides its clients with comprehensive wealth planning solutions including financial planning, wealth structuring, tax planning and legal issues, estate planning and business succession planning, and fiduciary and trust services. The firm’s aim is to help its clients to better structure and protect their wealth and to effectively pass their wealth to future generations taking all tax and legal requirements and constraints into account. The company complements its investment management and comprehensive wealth planning solutions for individuals and their families with the corporate advisory services dedicated to its clients’ businesses, including advising on strategic issues and business planning, advising on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), purchasing, and selling businesses, advising on restructurings and reorganisations, advising on capital markets and capital structure issues. Artvera’s investment philosophy is focused on achieving long-term investment goals while assuming the least possible amount of risk and its philosophy is built on understanding its clients’ risk profile, tolerance to losses, knowledge and experience, something which is fundamentally important in ensuring that it is able to create and build a truly customised portfolio that is appropriate. “Following our principle of open architecture, we always provide our clients with the best possible investment solutions in the market by using either our own in-house solutions or external providers’ investment strategies,” continues Artur. “We keep to disciplined “value investing” approach aiming to avoid emotionally driven investment decisions by performing deep and comprehensive analysis before investing in order to ensure sustainable long-term returns.” As well as this, Artvera combines its investment offering with top-down macroeconomic analysis in order to evaluate across a wide range of asset classes, as well as rigorous bottom-up micro analysis to establish the most appropriate blend of investment vehicles within its preferred asset classes. “We invest across the globe and diversify our investments among all asset classes. This is essential in order to maximize returns while minimizing risks. Our diversification principle is at the same time based of not overriding the selection of good long-term and more concentrated investments versus poor or inefficient but much diversified investments.” To fully meet the needs of its clients and their families, Artvera can also provide lifestyle advisory services, which cover a wide range of family issues, such as international relocation to the UK, UK residency and citizenship, education, healthcare, and concierge services in the UK. “Our wealth management services go beyond managing of our clients’ assets and encompass all financial aspects of our clients’ life,” elaborates Artur, who has more than 27 years of solid working experience in the financial services sector, of which 13 years were spent in banking and more than 14 years were in investment management. Prior to establishing the firm in November of 2012, Artur worked on top managerial positions as Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Vice-President in several leading Russian banks, including banks belonging to large international banking groups such as Raiffeisen Bank, Nordea Bank and worked in different boutique hedge funds and investment advisory firms in the USA. Nov21070