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REYL & CIE hires Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot to lead global asset management sales and marketing activities

Monday, January 24, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - REYL & CIE, the Wealth and Asset Management Group with approximately CHF 4 billion of assets under management, announces the development of its institutional asset management division with the appointment of Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot as Global Head of Sales & Marketing.

Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot joins Reyl Asset Management in Geneva from Robeco (Suisse) in Zurich, where he spent five years as its Head of Sales. He was previously Head of Sales at Swisscanto, and has also held the position of Head of Equity Sales at Hypovereinsbank.

Working with Reyl Asset Management’s experienced sales team, Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot will be responsible for developing the company’s institutional client base and increasing its distribution capacity in order to maintain the strong growth experienced over the last twelve months.

Commenting on the appointment of Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot, Thomas de Saint-Seine, co-Head of the Executive Board of Reyl Asset Management, said:

“We are keen to further extend our presence within the global investment market and capitalise on the strong track record we have maintained over recent years. The appointment of Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot will bring invaluable expertise to our sales and marketing teams as we seek to expand our institutional client base.” Commenting on his appointment, Pierre-Olivier Pourcelot said:

“There is tremendous potential at Reyl Asset Management; I am thrilled to be working with such a strong team who are so passionate about the value of their products. I look forward to being a part of this team and further extending the company’s presence within the global market”.

(press release)

About Reyl Asset Management

Launched in 2002 and managed by Reyl Asset Management, the Reyl Funds range offers investors a balanced and diversified range of products. At present it comprises a number of funds divided into three distinct categories:

  • Equities – directional and non-correlated funds
  • Bonds
  • Alternatives – alternative funds of funds and tactical allocation funds

Reyl Asset Management develops and manages the Reyl Funds range and regularly launches new products that illustrate its ability to adapt to new market conditions. Reyl Asset Management also uses this expertise to offer tailored investments solutions and dedicated funds to institutional clients, family offices and independent asset managers.

In 2008, it was granted the status of Investment funds manager by the FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority). Corporate website:

About REYL & CIE

Based in Geneva, with presence in Paris, Luxembourg and Singapore, the REYL Group manages assets amounting to approximately CHF 4 billion. It has three separate, yet complementary, lines of activity:

  • Wealth management, REYL & CIE’s historic business
  • Asset management, with directional and alternative investment funds managed by Reyl Asset Management
  • Private office services offered by Reyl Private Office.

Founded in 1973, REYL & Co. Ltd is a fully-fledged bank and operates under the direct control of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and the Swiss National Bank. Corporate website:

- FG

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