Hedge Funds

Swiss Capital steams ahead of the pack with top-tier bespoke institutional business


Zurich-based firm grows by 51% in 2011 as customised business flourishes

By Claire Makin

Marcel Schindler
Meinrad Wyser
Hans-Jörg Baumann
Last year, Swiss Capital Alternative Investments saw its assets soar 51.3% to $1.8 billion, amounting to an extra $610 million under management for the Zurich-based firm. This makes it the fastest-growing firm in the InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club, the universe of 107 funds of funds and multi-manager providers worldwide that run more than $1 billion in assets.

Such a feat is often down to a merger or a single new major mandate, but the main reason in Swiss Capital’s case