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Austrian Managed Futures lawyer takes 3rd place in world's longest stairclimb race

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Rolf Majcen with his trophy
Opalesque Industry Update - Rolf Majcen, Managing Director of Vienna based FTC Capital, won the third place racing up the longest stairclimb of the world in the Shanghai World Financial Centre. The competition was held on 16 October in Shanghai.

The Shanghai World Financial Centre is 495 meters high. In this race, runners had to run up 100 floors, 2744 stairs and 474 meters in elevation. Majcen finished the race in 18:17 miinutes.

It was his 132nd stair climb all over the world and his 61st top 3 result. Over his (running) carreer, he was able to run up 83 different building on 4 continents. And he won’t stop: already next Saturday he will compete again in another stair climb in Chongqing

Rolf Majcen is the Legal & Compliance Officer of Austrian Alternative Investment Fund Manager FTC Capital, which is specialized in Managed Futures Funds. Rolf Majcen is currently trying to open the UCITS directive to allow UCITS to invest in liquid AIFs. He says the EU commission read his legal opinion, which was published in Austria´s media "Bankarchiv”, with "great interest." Let's hope for the best...!  

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