Biography

Philip Peñaloza is a Founding Partner of Holy Land Wines Co., specializing in the importation and sales distribution of fine wines from boutique wineries in Israel. Mr. Peñaloza was previously a portfolio manager and banker with over 20 years of client marketing and investment management experience. He held positions at:

  • Coutts & Co.;
  • Lombard Odier et Cie.;
  • Clariden Leu Asset Management;
  • Citigroup Private Bank; and
  • Merrill Lynch Investment Managers/BlackRock,

where he managed global portfolios for institutional and ultra high net worth (UHNW) clients in Asia, Middle East, and the Americas.

He started his career in bond sales at Merrill Lynch's (New York) global trading desk, covering Asian central banks, financials, and UHNW. He was an analyst and investment manager in Sydney, San Francisco, and Hong Kong before earning his MBA from UCLA Anderson.

Mr. Peñaloza is active in sailing regattas and triathlons and was President of Triathlon Hong Kong 2009-2013. Philip is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese, Filipino, Spanish, and English.

Philip Peñaloza

Philip Peñaloza

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