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GCW Global Customised Wealth appoints new partner


Global Customised Wealth Partners, a global investment management firm for sophisticated private capital and institutions, has appointed Matthew Luckett as partner.  

New York-based Luckett will serve as a member of the firm’s Investment Committee, assisting with direct and co-investments and expanding the firm’s reach into attractive private asset opportunities.  

GCW provides comprehensive investment management solutions to international clients and invests globally.

David Bizer, Managing Partner at GCW Global Customised Wealth, says: “We are thrilled to have someone of Matt’s experience and track record join the GCW team as we actively build partnerships with great private asset sponsors.  Matt’s New York presence adds significant breadth to our investment capabilities and further advances our ambitions to be a truly global firm.”

In addition to his role with GCW, Luckett is a co-founder and general partner of Lampros Capital, an alternative investment firm focused on special situations with an emphasis on technology-enabled private credit.

“I am excited to join GCW which offers a unique and compelling value proposition in the investment management industry,” adds Luckett. “The GCW team has demonstrated its investment expertise and first-class service to clients and I am looking forward to identifying new opportunities to help our clients reach their investment goals.”

From 2004 to 2014, Luckett was a General Partner of Balestra Capital, Ltd, a multi-billion dollar global macro investment firm, where he was responsible for portfolio strategy, macro-economic idea generation and portfolio risk supervision.  During his tenure, Balestra Capital was ranked in the top 10 best-performing macro funds in the world by HFRI.

Prior to Balestra Capital, Luckett was a Principal and a Wall Street Journal-rated equities research analyst at Soundview Technology Group and a technology industry analyst at Gartner Group, where he covered software, data analytics and applications development.  Luckett has invested directly in over 40 private companies and real estate projects.

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