Irene Kung Joins Wilmington Trust as Senior Investment Advisor in Los Angeles Office

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Kung is responsible for developing customized investment portfolios for clients based on their unique parameters for risk, return, liquidity, and other factors

Wilmington Trust hired Irene Kung as a senior investment advisor in its Los Angeles Wealth Advisory office. Kung is responsible for developing customized investment portfolios for clients based on their unique parameters for risk, return, liquidity, and other factors.

Kung has more than 20 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, she launched the Investment Management function at City of Hope, a nonprofit cancer research hospital based in Duarte, Calif. Kung provided portfolio management and oversight of City of Hope’s $2.6 billion endowment portfolio—directing portfolio construction, due diligence, manager selection, and risk management. During her nine years in the role, the portfolio grew sixfold in size and invested across traditional and alternative asset classes.

Earlier in her career, Kung served as a senior research analyst at Transamerica Investment Management, where she analyzed senior loans, investment grade and high-yield bonds, and convertible securities. While working at hedge fund firms, she focused on convertible arbitrage, capital-structure arbitrage, and event-driven strategies.

Kung earned an MBA from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. She attained both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and CPA certifications, and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

She is based out of Wilmington Trust’s office located at 10250 Constellation Blvd., Suite 2800 in Los Angeles, and can be contacted at 310-300-3055.

Wilmington Trust’s Wealth Advisory offers a wide array of personal trust, financial planning, fiduciary, asset management, private banking* and family office services designed to help high-net-worth individuals and families grow, preserve, and transfer wealth. Wilmington Trust focuses on serving families with whom it can build long-term relationships, many of which span multiple generations.

Wilmington Trust also provides Corporate and Institutional Services for clients around the world.

Wilmington Trust has clients in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries, with offices throughout the United States and internationally in London, Dublin, and Frankfurt. For more information, visit

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MEDIA CONTACT: Kent Wissinger, Wilmington Trust Communications Manager (302) 651-8758

Wilmington Trust is a registered service mark. Wilmington Trust Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of M&T Bank Corporation. Wilmington Trust Company, operating in Delaware only, Wilmington Trust, N.A., M&T Bank and certain other affiliates, provide various fiduciary and non-fiduciary services, including trustee, custodial, agency, investment management and other services. International corporate and institutional services are offered through Wilmington Trust Corporation's international affiliates. Loans, credit cards, retail and business deposits, and other business and personal banking services and products are offered by M&T Bank, member FDIC.

*Private Banking is the marketing name for an offering of M&T deposit and loan products and services.

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