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Swiss multi-asset manager Gottex goes East

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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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 ......................

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