Sun, Apr 19, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Swiss wealth and asset manager REYL Group posts positive results for 2012

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - In 2012, the REYL Group posted another year of positive financial results, validating the pertinence of its business model. In 2012, assets under management increased by 61.8%, to CHF 7.3 billion. Revenue reached CHF 71.7 million (+34.1%) and net income CHF 8.8 million (+69.8%).

The quality of these annual results can partly be attributed to the improvement in the global economic and financial background of 2012. REYL & Co benefited from a slightly stronger economic recovery than expected, improved financial markets behaviour, and the stabilisation of the Swiss Franc vis-à-vis most clients' benchmark currencies.

More importantly, however, these developments reflect the results of a decade-long strategy aimed at diversifying the Group's business lines, to meet with the requirements of institutional investment clients and entrepreneurs based in high-growth countries. Business segments such as onshore wealth management, investment fund management and distribution as well as corporate finance advisory services have all made significant progress.

In 2012, inflows related to onshore wealth management and corporate finance activities enabled the Bank to increase its assets under management by 72.4% to CHF 5.0 billion. Reyl Asset Management, the Group affiliate specialised in managing and distributing a range of investment funds for institutional investors, also strongly contributed to the Group’s expansion. As a result of the funds performances being ranked among the best in their class, Reyl Asset Management posted the strongest results in its history, with an increase in assets of 43% to CHF 2.3 billion.

"These results are for us a great incentive and we intend to continue developing the Group with the same dynamism", said François Reyl, Chief Executive Officer. "We have a number of ongoing projects and we will be enhancing our range of products and services still further, particularly in the areas of investment funds, capital-markets activities, mergers & acquisitions and private equity."

Press release

About REYL & Co
With headquarters in Geneva, and offices in Zurich, Lugano, Paris, London, Luxembourg, Singapore and Hong Kong, the REYL Group manages assets of approximately CHF 8 billion. It comprises three separate, yet complementary, lines of business:
Wealth Management, within REYL & Co
Asset Management, through a range of long-only and alternative equity and fixed income funds, managed by Reyl Asset Management
Private Office Services offered by Reyl Private Office

Founded in 1973, REYL & Co is a bank operating under the direct control of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and the Swiss National Bank. www.reyl.com

Bg

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. Tiger Global falls 2.9% in March, down 5.3% in Q1[more]

    From Reuters.com: Investment firm Tiger Global Management, one of the hedge fund industry's most closely watched players, told clients that its hedge fund lost 5.3 percent during the first quarter, an investor said on Wednesday. Much of the decline came in March when the fund lost 2.9 percent,

  2. It’s not just hedge funds—IMF study finds stability risks from ‘vanilla’ funds[more]

    From MarketWatch.com: Leveraged hedge funds and banklike money-market funds are the parts of the asset-management industry most associated with risks to financial stability. But a report from the International Monetary Fund suggests that “plain-vanilla” mutual funds and exchange-traded funds also ca

  3. Hedge funds gain 2.4% in Q1 driven by currency and commodity markets[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds posted positive results last March to conclude a strong first quarter, with performance driven by strong macro trends in currency and commodity markets, complemented by broad-based gains and positioning in event driven, equity hedge and fixed income-b

  4. Hedge funds looking to continue their rally in Q2[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds finished the first quarter on a strong note and are looking to continue the rally in the second quarter, said Lyxor Asset Management in its Weekly Brief. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index is up 0.4% over the week

  5. Hedge funds down -0.17% in March (+1.23%YTD)[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The hedge fund industry produced an aggregate return of –0.17% in March to end Q1 2015 up 1.23%, compared to the S&P 500 which increased 0.96%, according to the latest data from eVestment. Hedge fund performance returns were mixed in March amid increased equity

 

banner