Geneva-based asset management company QUAERO Capital has appointed Serge Ledermann as a member of its Board of directors.
Backed with more than 35 years’ experience in the financial industry - in investment research, asset management and commercial activities - Serge Ledermann is a well-known public figure both in Switzerland and internationally.
Working as an independent advisor and an independent director for family offices, pension funds, foundations and asset managers Serge Ledermann has held several managerial positions in asset management. In particular, he was a member of the Executive Committee and Head of Asset Management at J. Safra Sarasin, as well as Deputy CEO and Head of Investment of Retraites Populaires in Lausanne. Prior to that, he was Partner at Lombard Odier and Union Bancaire Privée Gestion Institutionnelle.
Serge Ledermann is a graduate of the HEC School of the University of Lausanne and of the International School for Banking Studies of Geneva. He undertook further management training at IMD and ACAD in Switzerland. He also chaired the Swiss Association of Financial Analysts and Asset Managers (SFAA) from 1997 to 2001.
He is recognised for his expert opinion on the markets or the trends in the financial services industry. He sits on various boards of directors, including Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) and the Swiss Triathlon Federation.
Cristofer Gelli, Chairman of QUAERO Capital said,
“We are delighted to have a leading figure such as Serge Ledermann join our Board of directors. His breadth of experience and extended international contact network in the financial world will be very useful assets to pursue our expansion and successfully face the challenges facing the Swiss asset management sector”.
Serge Ledermann added: “I am excited to join QUAERO Capital’s Board. Indeed, besides plain vanilla products produced by the asset management giants, there is a strong need for a specialist boutique such as QUAERO, whose very distinctive strategies and conviction-driven investment style have delivered superior results.”
For further information, please contact:
Fortuna Asset Management Communications
Tel: +44 (0)7769 262272
Notes to Editors:
Founded in Geneva in 2005, QUAERO Capital is a 100% employee-owned independent, specialist fund management firm. Authorized and regulated by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Markets Authority, as a fund manager. QUAERO managed 12 specialized, high-conviction strategies, who rely on fundamental research and an original approach. The team comprises 27 experiences investment professionals, with assets under management above CHF 1 billion. QUAERO is a member of the Swiss Funds & Asset Management Association (SFAMA). Its French subsidiary, QUAERO Capital (France) SAS, is an asset management company approved by the AMF (www.amf-france.org) under number GP-14000016 as of 17 June 2014. It has a share capital of EUR250,000 with registered offices at 39 avenue d’Iéna, 75016 Paris, France. It is registered in the Paris Trade Register under number 802 673 491.