A unique and innovative model based on strong values

A unique and innovative model
based on strong values

A unique and innovative model
based on strong values


Ethics and excellence

The creation of 1875 FINANCE arose from the shared experience of its founders in the same bank. It is based on an unshakeable team spirit that guarantees comprehensive consistency and shared responsibility in its strategic choices and advice to clients.


Matthieu Van de Casteele
Managing Director – Head of 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA

Matthieu Van de Casteele started his career in 2006 with Voltaire Group SA (Luxembourg) as an Administrative Secretary, Legal and Compliance expert. In 2010, he becomes Head of Legal and Compliance with Geneva wealth management company Opus Finance SA, a subsidiary of the Voltaire Group. He then joined Lloyds TSB Private Banking (Geneva) in 2012 as Head of Client Administration Support Unit, then Head of KYC and Account Management.

In February 2014, he joined 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) as COO, and he is also in charge of developing the Luxembourg branch. In September 2017, he took up the position of Managing Director of 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA.

Juan Alvarez Hernandez
Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Juan Alvarez Hernandez started his career in 2003 as Real Estate Lawyer in Madrid where he handled all the RE’s legal aspects.
In 2011, he moved in Luxembourg and he worked in various institutions as per State Street Bank Luxembourg and MAPLESFS (Luxembourg) SA. Since 2015, Juan handled the position of Senior Business & Regulatory Advisor within Deutsche Bank Luxembourg SA.

He joined 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA.in May 2019

Arly V.L. Petersen
Director - Private Clients

Arly V.L. Petersen hold a BBA in Finance from Copenhagen Business School. He worked for Banks, Real estate finance and Stockbroking companies in Denmark. Since 1988 in Luxembourg working for Nordea as a Relationship Manager for UHNW families through 3 decades. Investment portfolio management competences and strong focus on cross boarder wealth planning with a well-established international network. Implementing wealth solutions for Nordic families living internationally including relocation of families.

He joined 1875 FINANCE in 2019.

Jørn Tilsted Christensen
Director – Private Clients

Jørn Tilsted began his career in 1987 with a regional bank in Denmark. Moving to Luxembourg in 1996 joining a Danish banks located in Luxembourg. Becoming a Certified International Investment Analyst ( CIIA ) in 2004.

Managing and developing a portfolio of Danish and Nordic clients for more than 20 Years in various banks, ( Dexia BIL, Nordea and final UBS ) joined the 1875 FINANCE in 2019.

Jens Hansen
Director – Private Clients

Jens Hansen started his career in 1985 with Privatbanken A/S, Denmark, and in 1989, he moved to Privatbanken Luxembourg SA as a Client Adviser in the Private Banking department. From 1995 to 1997, he was a Client Adviser in a new started Private Banking department taking care of the HNWI/UHNWI clients of Unibank A/S, Denmark. He was a Senior Client Adviser,from 1997 until 2018, with Unibank Luxembourg SA, which later became Nordea Bank Luxembourg SA with a special focus on the cross border Private Banking business for HNWI and UHNWI clients. As Nordea Bank Luxembourg’s Private Banking activities were taken over by UBS Luxembourg in October 2018, he joined UBS Luxembourg.

In August 2019, he joined 1875 Finance (Luxembourg) SA as Director.


Rafael da Silva
Portfolio Manager

Rafaël Da Silva began his studies in Nice in 2013 in "Bachelor of Economics and Management".

To complete his "Master in International Banking and Finance" at ISEM, which he started in 2017, he completed a 6-month internship at 1875 FINANCE in Geneva and joined the Asset Management team as an assistant.

At the end of this period, he joined 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA as Portfolio Manager.

Christelle Jacquemin
Private Banking Assistant

Christelle Jacquemin started her career in the banking sector in 1998 at Unibank Luxembourg, which became Nordea Bank (Luxembourg) SA in 2000.
She worked in the Operations department as a settlement officer, with a specialization in derivatives.

She joined 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA in November 2019 as a Private Banking assistant.