Sun, Feb 1, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

CAISfunds European initiative adds former head of Julius Baer Alternatives Dr. Minka Nyberg

Monday, July 18, 2011

Matthew Brown
Opalesque Industry Update - CAISfunds, a New York based financial technology company providing an independent, alternatives investment platform to the wealth management industry, is pleased to announce that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as European Advisor to the firm. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Dr. Nyberg will advise CAISfunds on overall European business strategy including wealth management and private banking trends, regulatory changes and client expansion.

We are very pleased that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as an adviser to CAISfunds and will be lending us her expertise as we continue to expand into European markets, said Matthew Brown, CAISfunds CEO. Her experience in the alternatives investment industry coupled with her understanding of global private banking and wealth management makes her a valuable addition to our team. Our mission at CAISfunds is to give global wealth managers greater access to alternatives with operational efficiency and independent oversight. Dr. Nyberg will be instrumental in meeting that goal.

Previously, Dr. Nyberg was an Executive Director and Head of Alternative Investments at Bank Julius Baer & Co. During her tenure, Dr. Nyberg built and headed the alternative investment team that serviced the global private bank, which covered both hedge funds and private equity. Her activities included the sourcing and due diligence of funds and overseeing the banks global fund manager network.

Dr. Nyberg also advised private bankers and clients on the use of alternatives in portfolio construction and represented the bank as a frequent speaker at various conferences. Prior to her role at Julius Baer, Dr. Nyberg held similar positions with Société Internationale de Finance (part of Quilvest Group) and UBS. She holds a doctorate degree in economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

I look forward to working with CAISfunds and advising them on their European growth strategy, said Dr. Nyberg. The CAISfunds platform is an innovative solution that meets the alternative investment needs of the changing private banking community, whose clients are increasingly demanding better and new forms of access to the top fund managers in the alternatives space.

CAISfunds currently services wealth management institutions in United States, Europe and Asia and provides access to a diversified menu of top-tier alternative investment funds, portfolio management tools, streamlined executions and integrated reporting.

Source

kb

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. Opalesque Exclusive: Ex-Citi trader launches 'sleep-at-night’ long/short equity fund[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: After working at Citi's proprietary trading desk, managing a large portfolio between 2008 and 2011, Joel S. Salomon founded SalaurMor Management in New Yor

  2. Investing - U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles, Quants win back investors as Swiss franc fuels volatility gains, David Einhorn's $7bn hedge fund is loading up on this stock, Hedge fund BlueMountain Capital unveils Ocwen Financial short, claims default on notes[more]

    U.S. investors favor currency hedged Europe ETFs as euro tumbles From Reuters.com: U.S. investors stung by the falling euro who want to stay invested in Europe are turning to exchange-traded funds designed to strip out the impact of the region's currency. The biggest among so-called "cur

  3. News Briefs - Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing, Winklevoss twins to launch bitcoin exchange with FDIC insured deposits, Robertson’s legacy from hedge funds to New Zealand, Real estate managers exploring smaller open-end funds[more]

    Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing It is the Facebookification of monetary investing. From social networking platforms that enable young investors to stick to every other's stock-picking mojo, to internet sites for initially-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley

  4. Update: Prosecutors seek 12 years for hedge fund manager Francisco Illarramendi[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Federal prosecutors have asked the court to sentence convicted hedge fund manager Francisco Illarramendi to 12 years imprisonment for running an elaborate Ponzi scheme that bilked investors hundreds of millions in dollars, including a Venezuelan pension fund, report

  5. Institutions - Ontario pension fund leader calls all asset classes ‘expensive’, Taiwan's BLF plans $2bn in alternative mandates[more]

    Ontario pension fund leader calls all asset classes ‘expensive’ From WSJ.com: The head of one of the world’s largest pension funds said that across asset classes, “everything is expensive.” Ron Mock, who leads Canada’s $141 billion Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, said that the plan would