A diverse field of players emerges
Tue Sep 13, 2011
Switzerland has become a significant centre for single managers. PROFILES on Arkos Capital, Swiss-Hedge Capital and Krom River Trading
Despite the presence of many first-class single-manager hedge funds in Switzerland, the sector has traditionally occupied a much smaller space within the country’s hedge fund industry. Nevertheless, it has enjoyed robust growth since the crisis and the menu of investment strategies also continues to expand – as emphasised by the three very different sorts of fund groups profiled here. A number of firms have built a global reputation, partly due to their ability to create innovative products. Like the Swiss FoHFs sector, the top 10 firms are responsible for the great majority of assets – led by famous names like Jabre Capital (profiled in our last Switzerland report). In recent years, the Swiss authorities have been making strenuous efforts to attract international hedge fund managers to base their operations in Switzerland.
When investors think about key hedge fund centres in Switzerland, their thoughts naturally turn to Geneva and...
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