Ritossa Family Office adds Avem to its asset portfolio
22 June 2022|
We are proud to announce that Ritossa Family Office has invested in Avem, allowing us to grow in the business world and bring the adoption of our infrastructure to the large financial institutions.
The Ritossa Family Office is one of the most important businesses in the family office sector, dating back 600 years to the time of the Venetian Empire in Europe and nowadays headquartered in Dubai. The office is also responsible for the world's most prestigious family office investment conference named by many the most significant and influential gathering of all time, where these events have been responsible for $2.8 billion in investments in companies ranging from start-ups to major global corporations.
H.E. Sir Anthony Ritossa is Chairman of the Ritossa Family Office, being a family office influencer, impact investor with interests in private equity, real estate and blockchain companies, mentor, philanthropist, author and highly sought after speaker. Sir Anthony’s background includes more than 30 years of international financial markets and investment experience, including senior executive positions at Nomura, Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, and Bankers Trust.
In addition to leading his family office, Sir Anthony is a Strategic Partner and Advisory Board Member for The Private Office of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, an Advisory Board Member and Senior Advisor to The Private Office of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, an Advisory Board Member for The Private Council of H.H. the Prince Mahmoud Salah Al Din Assaf, and an Advisory Board Member for the Dubai Blockchain Center, The Fred Hollows Foundation, and Immersion4 Global. He is a patron at the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. He is also a Professor at the Al-Khalifa Business School, where he was awarded an honorary PhD and a member of the Forbes Business Council.
Other than investment, Ritossa Family Office will provide enormous value to Avem thanks to its connections and networking in the financial business. This is crucial since it will lead Avem to the highest level as it will allow us to bring large capital of big institutions inside our Layer 1, thus growing our ecosystem by giving access in a transparent, regulated and secure way to all these big investors who today wish to enter the Crypto and DeFi space.
Avem is an institutional DeFi infrastructure built as a layer 1 blockchain. The chain is developed on top of Polkadot, allowing Avem to own a decentralized parachain inside the Polkadot ecosystem and can thus offer financial bankable products to its users, both retail and institutional, on top of its customizable ledger in an interoperable and scalable way.