Thu, Jan 19, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Swiss multi-asset manager Gottex goes East

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

amb
Joachim Gottschalk
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Gottex Fund Management, a listed, independent alternative multi-asset management firm headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, has been going through many transformations since the crisis of 2008, when it managed around $16bn. Opalesque talked to Joachim Gottschalk, Chairman and CEO of the firm, who founded the Gottex Group in 1986 and Gottex Fund Management in 1992, about the firm's aspirations.

Opalesque: Gottex and EIM agreed on a proposed merger in December. When will Gottex’s shareholders approve the merger? Have you started syncing the two organisations?

Joachim Gottschalk: The intention is to submit the resolution at the AGM to shareholder approval, which is scheduled for the 16th of April.

The process was put in place to review and compare processes but the full integration will only take place once the transaction approved by the regulators and completed, which we anticipate for end of April.

Opalesque: Do you think this merger is part of a consolidation trend within in the world of funds of hedge funds?

Joachim Gottschalk: Consolidation is definitely a ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. The Big Picture: The case for emerging market debt in 2017[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Emerging market (EM) assets outperformed in 2016 mainly because of stronger fundamentals and an improving international environment, with GDP picking up speed, leading to positive earnings revisions for the first time in five years,

  2. Investing - This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally, Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is making a big bet on GM, After impressive 85% return in 2016, hedge fund looks to Canadian gold producer, small banks[more]

    This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally From Forbes.com: Can bank stocks continue to rise after a 28% surge in the KBW Bank Index in 2016, fueled by a post-election rally as stock pickers returned to the beaten down sector? Forget the s

  3. Short Selling - Long-short hedge funds are ditching the shorts to focus on longs[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: What happens when you take the "short" out of a long-short trading strategy? Some hedge funds are about to find out. Equity long-short fund managers, the biggest category in hedge funds, hold the fewest bearish stock bets on record, data compiled by Credit Suisse Group AG s

  4. SWFs - China sovereign wealth fund CIC plans more U.S. investments[more]

    From Reuters.com: China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund, is looking to raise alternative investments in the United States due to low returns in public markets, its chairman said on Monday. CIC will boost its investments in private equity and hedge funds as wel

  5. Some hedge funds strong start in 2017 nice contrast to 2016[more]

    With the 2016 HSBC Hedge Weekly performance rankings in the books - a year in which the same leader-board entries pretty much dominated unchallenged throughout the year - comes a new leader board that is a hard-scrabble mix of hedge fund styles and categories. What is clear after but a few short wee