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Your International Wealth Management Partner. 

Customize. Capitalize. Monetize.

Global Diversification

By expanding your reach to markets around the world, we help you manage portfolio risk and ensure your eggs are in all the right baskets, at the right time. We protect your wealth and assets through customizing global diversification in both investments and jurisdictions.  

International Expertise 

We enable you to capitalize on our international expertise by bringing our tailored wealth management solutions to you. Our resources and partnerships make it possible for you to directly access domestic and global markets, in U.S. dollars and foreign currencies.

Tailored Solutions

Because no two clients are the same, we spend the time with you to understand your needs, values, and goals. We collaborate with you to design your customized investment strategy and optimize your tailored solution to monetize your financial growth.

Your Global Market Connection.

Flexibility.  Agility.  Added Value.


At Rising Star Financial, you can expect personal attention.  First and foremost, we are committed to our clients and dedicated to delivering quality accessible service.  We believe active engagement, responsiveness, and proactive communication are the formula that breeds the best results.  

We specialize in wealth management solutions with a focus on direct access to international markets, currencies, and jurisdictions.  At Rising Star Financial, we develop your personalized investment strategy and build your wealth management solution around your specific requirements.  We incorporate only relevant products and services.  Our approach, unique and as individual as you are, is designed to help you stay the course.  

Meet our Executive Team.

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Oliver E. Hohermuth

Principal & Chief Investment Officer

Oliver E. Hohermuth has almost two decades of experience in wealth management and started his career with the Swiss Union of Raiffeisenbanks in 2003. He holds a diploma in Banking and Finance from the Swiss Bankers Association in accordance with the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) and has been awarded the European Foundation Certificate in Banking. He joined Credit Suisse as a Relationship Manager at the bank’s Zurich based headquarters before transferring to Credit Suisse Private Advisors, an SEC- and FINRA registered broker dealer. After getting his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses, Oliver became the Head of the firm’s brokerage and trading desk. In 2010, he joined Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors, an SEC-registered Investment Adviser offering wealth management services to U.S. clients. He developed and managed the firm’s first U.S. location in Dallas, Texas. From 2015 until 2019, he worked in the United States for Reyl Overseas, a Swiss wealth management company with focus on HNWI clients in North America. In 2019, Oliver held the position as Vice President of Private Banking at Atlas Bank S.A. in Panama. He is the founder and owner of RSHB, LTD. in Belize and its subsidiary, RSHB, S.A. headquartered in Panama City, Panama, an international consulting firm with focus on wealth management and real estate investment solutions. He has also been Vice President of Wealth Management for International Union Bank since August 2022, an International Financial Entity (IFE) regulated in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico with offices in San Juan and Panama City. Oliver resides in Switzerland as well as the Republic of Panama and frequently travels across Europe and the Americas. He is the Founder, CIO, and Principal of Rising Star Financial, a Texas Limited Liability Corporation registered as an investment adviser with the Texas State Securities Board and the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR). 

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Andrea Barry Hohermuth

Chief Operations Officer

Andrea Hohermuth has over 20 years of experience spanning multiple business disciplines, with a primary focus on technology and operational excellence. Andrea began her career in software engineering, progressed to leadership, and traversed into program management, business process design, and strategic business planning. She has successfully delivered on initiatives of all scales within the software, e-commerce, payments, financial services, and franchising industries. From 2015 to 2019, Andrea was a Member of the Executive Team and Senior Vice President of Technology & Operations at a top 10 Forbes ranked franchise company, before she became the Chief Operating Officer at Threshold Brands in 2020. Today, Andrea is the President of Fastsigns International, a Dallas, TX, based franchisor of custom sign and graphics products, currently operating over 700 locations worldwide. As the Chief Operating Officer at Rising Star Financial, Andrea's core focus is on operational efficiency and client experience. She holds a degree in Mathematics & Actuarial Science from the University of Connecticut and attained PMP Certification in 2010. Andrea is a resident of Switzerland and the United States. 



Luis G. Degwitz

Head of Business Development Latin America & Caribbean

Luis G. Degwitz has over 15 years of experience in banking and with financial institutions. He started his career in investment banking in 2005, successfully structuring and selling products of top tier companies in Latin America. Luis holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Metropolitana and a MSc. in Finance from IESA in Caracas, Venezuela. He joined Wellmeaning Properties in 2013 to set up private equity and real estate backed funds and investment products based in Miami, Florida. Luis was also active in project finance and debt re-structuring when he co-founded a Panamanian financial boutique firm, SSU Consultores S.A. He successfully completed deals in Latin America, particularly in energy infrastructure. In 2013, he joined International Union Bank (IUBank) as a Director, an international bank established in 1981 out of Panama City, Panama. At IUBank, he has been serving on various committees, including the company’s Investment-, Compliance- and Strategy Committee. During his tenure as a Director, he also oversaw the management of the bank’s proprietary investments. In 2017, he co-led and completed a full migration of IUBank’s operations, licensing, and incorporation from Panama to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory. Furthermore, he was in charge of establishing the bank’s trust license to engage in wealth management and investment services for its clients. Luis was a guest speaker at the 2013 Bloomberg ZSEM Annual Financial Conference in Zagreb, Croatia, on the topic of “Private Equity Markets in Latin America”. On behalf of Rising Star Financial, Luis is heading-up the firm’s business development division for Latin America and the Caribbean. His international background makes him a cosmopolitan ambassador of our investment philosophy.

Corporate Governance & Disclosures

Forms ADV 2A and 2B

Official Investment Adviser Public Disclosure Website of the SEC

Latest IAPD Report for Oliver E. Hohermuth

Rising Star Financial Privacy Policy

Disclaimer:  Rising Star Financial, LLC, is a company set up under Texas law and registered as an Investment Adviser with the Texas State Securities Board under the Texas Securities Act, Tex. Rev. Civ. Stat. Ann., art 581-1 et seq. and the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) pursuant to Section 517.12(4), Florida Statutes (F.S.).

Our Services

Based on our partnerships with international banks around the world, we are in a unique position to service you out of our offices in Dallas, Palm Beach Gardens, as well as Pedasi (Republic of Panama) and have your assets booked with our custodian banks in Switzerland or in the United States. Together with our legal experts, we make sure all our services are fully compliant with applicable tax and securities laws at all times.

Our Swiss Solution:

  • Advisory investment accounts
  • Managed investment accounts
  • Custody in Switzerland with one of our Swiss custodian banks

Our U.S. Solution:

  • Advisory investment accounts
  • Managed investment accounts
  • Custody in the United States with one of our U.S. custodian banks

Our Partners

At Rising Star Financial, we are offering you multiple different options to implement your ideal investment strategy and asset allocation. Our international partners in the United States, Panama, and Switzerland bring first-class service and world-class expertise to the table, helping you to get access to real estate, equity, and bond markets around the globe. Furthermore, we are providing you with direct access to international currencies for investment purposes as well as exclusive investment funds. Our advisory process is as personal as your needs.

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REYL Overseas, Ltd.

REYL Overseas, part of the Geneva-based REYL Group, opens up paths for U.S. clients exploring international investment diversification, enabling American and other international investors to achieve their global investment goals. REYL Overseas is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States as an investment advisor and headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.   Visit REYL Overseas Ltd. 


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Briggs Capital

BRIGGS CAPITAL, is an international merger & acquisition advisory firm providing value creation and is specialized in low- to mid-market sized companies with a focus on manufacturing, technology, and business services. The boutique firm is headquartered in Boston, MA, and runs two international affiliates, BRIGGS CAPITAL INVESTORS and BRIGGS CAPITAL PANAMA.  Visit BRIGGS CAPITAL

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Briggs Capital Panama

BRIGGS CAPITAL PANAMA is focused on international real estate transactions and supports international investors investing in Panama. Through its Panama operation, the firm extends its reach into Central and South America as well as the Caribbean and facilitates investments in Latin American companies, infrastructure projects, and cross border commerce initiatives. The company furthermore supports business development and marketing efforts of foreign investors in the Latin world.   Visit BRIGGS CAPITAL PANAMA

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RSHB, LTD.

Rising Star Holding Belize

RSHB, LTD is Rising Star Financial's parent company and an international offshore consulting firm for global wealth management as well as real estate investment solutions. Visit RSHB, LTD.  

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International Union Bank

IUBank is a U.S. bank headquartered in San Juan and regulated as an International Financial Entity (IFE) by the Oficina del Comisionado de Instituciones Financieras (OCIF) in the Common Wealth of Puerto Rico. IUBank offers account-, banking- and payment services in multiple currencies as well as crypto solutions to clients in the United States and Latin America.  Visit IUBank  

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Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of brokerage, banking, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries, including brokerage & retirement accounts, ETFs, online trading & more.   Visit Charles Schwab  

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Alex. Brown

A Division of Raymond James, Alex. Brown is a diversified financial services company engaged primarily in financial planning, wealth management, and investment advisory services.  Visit Alex. Brown 

Getting Started is Easy.

Our customized advisory, in combination with the expertise of our partner banks overseas, will open the gates to a whole new investment horizon for you. 

If you are a U.S. citizen or foreign national with financial ties to the United States and would like to learn more about diversifying your investments internationally, we are at your service. Getting started is easy.  Simply complete the contact form below, and we will reach out to you to discuss your individual situation with you in person.



LOCATIONS


TEXAS

10440 N Central Expressway
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 225-STAR (7827)

FLORIDA

147 Via Condado Way
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

(561) 461-STAR (7827) 

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Friday
9AM - 6PM EST

CONTACT

getstarted@risingstarfinancial.com