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Joe
Palombo

Senior Practice Lead, Global investor services, Americas
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Joe Palombo

Joe is the Senior Practice Lead for global investor services. He has nearly 15 years of experience advising international institutional investors and policymakers. Before joining Global Counsel, Joe was an American economic diplomat posted in Kigali, Hong Kong and Mexico City, where he advised US policymakers and US business leaders on macroeconomic and finance policy. Early in his career, Joe ran investor relations and product development for a global macro hedge fund in London, where he raised $1.1 bn to launch a dynamic currency hedging programme.  

At GC, Joe works with family offices, sovereign wealth, private equity and hedge funds to help them understand and mitigate policy, political and regulatory risk at both the portfolio and transaction level. 

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Advising a private equity major on geopolitical and policy risk within the supply chain of a global bicycle manufacturer. 
  • Assessing no-deal Brexit and Labour policy risks and opportunities for a $200 bn sovereign wealth fund.
  • Providing thought leadership, engagement strategy and transaction support to a multi-billion-dollar family office.

Latest Insights by Joe Palombo

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US policy update: The Biden/Harris ticket and what it means for the US election

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This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the tenth conversation in the series, which unpacked yesterday’s long-awaited announcement that US…

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US policy update: Biden’s economic nationalism and the Democratic party’s “unity” agenda

General Policy

This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the ninth conversation in the series, which unpacked two key policy developments - Joe Biden’s…

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US policy update: The US presidential race and what to expect for financial services

General Policy

This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the seventh conversation in the series, which explored the impact of the widespread US protests…

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US policy update: What to make of US protests and the record May jobs report?

General Policy

This US election cycle, GC team members in the Washington, DC and London offices are holding a series of conversations on the elections and wider US policy issues, and how each might impact investors and companies on both sides of the Atlantic. Below is a brief extract from the seventh conversation in the series, which explored the impact of the widespread US protests…

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