Malquarti, a specialist in multi-manager and alternative strategies, will manage the Long/Short European Equity fund and assist Cristofer Gelli in the management of asset allocation strategies. Prior to joining QUAERO Malquarti was Head of Manager Research & Alternative Investments at SYZ Asset Management.
Holder of a PhD in Cosmology from Sussex University and of a Master in Mathematical Physics from the University of Geneva, Michael Malquarti has held several positions in fund analysis and selection, multi-manager portfolio management and risk management.
Malquarti recently promoted his ideas in the media for the use by the Swiss National Bank of new tools in monetary policies and is currently preparing the publication of a book on the reform of the monetary system.
Jean Keller, CEO of QUAERO Capital said, “I am delighted to work with Michaël again. He as a keen intellect and strong human qualities which I have appreciated for a long time. His experience in alternative investment and in the building of multi-asset portfolios will be a strong asset for our fund management team.”
Michaël Malquarti said, “I am very happy to become an active part of a specialist investment boutique such as QUAERO Capital, which has established a strong franchise in several high added value strategies. I am particularly enthusiastic about the idea of contributing to its development in an intellectually stimulating environment with a strong entrepreneurial culture. It is the ideal working framework to fulfil investors’ expectations in a rapidly changing industry.”
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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 35 people, of which 17 experienced 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 EUR 250,000 with registered offices at 39 avenue d’Iéna, 75016 Paris, France. It is registered in the Paris Trade Register under number 802 673 491.