Guido Rauch - Founder


Guido Rauch


Guido Rauch started his professional career in 1985 and has worked in Senior Management Positions in a number of Leading Financial Institutions including UBS, BNP Paribas, and AllianceBernstein. He also worked in Moscow for the leading Russian Investment Bank, Renaissance Capital. He has extensive experience in trading, marketing and managing financial assets.

Guido founded IST Asset Management in order to provide a more bespoke service to high net worth individuals.

He was born in Zurich and is a graduate in law from the LSE. Guido is multi-lingual and can provide services in German, French, Italian, Hebrew as well as English.



John Donachie - Compliance Adviser


Jon Donachie

John assists small financial firms with their compliance needs, covering authorisations and compliance monitoring activities. His client base includes hedge fund managers, hedge fund advisers, film partnerships, private equity houses, corporate finance boutiques and securities & futures dealers.

John has five years experience in hedge fund compliance issues and covers all aspects of the business, including risk and finance.

Previously John worked as a dealing room compliance officer for major investment banks and spent time working at the Securities & Futures Authority as an Authorisation Adviser and then Surveillance Inspector.