Switzerlands reputation as a leading player in the
hedge fund universe rests on its long established fund of hedge
fund (FoHF) industry which manages over $300 billion in assets,
not including UBS A&Q which is managed mainly from the US.
Switzerland accounts for close to 30% of the global market, has
achieved a robust annual growth rate of 20%, and ranks only
behind the United States in terms of assets. The
industrys phenomenal expansion, over the past three
decades, originated largely within the Switzerlands
renowned private banking sector. Indeed, many of the leading
FoHF firms were global pioneers in identifying the
opportunities that hedge funds offer as a means for
diversifying and adding value to their clients
In the following section of this report, we profile a number
of outstanding Swiss FoHFs veteran players as well as
newer innovative firms ...