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Harcourt appoints new alternatives team


Jan Viebig has joined Harcourt Investment Consulting to take up the position of head of alternative investments, while Georg Wessling will act as deputy head of alternative investments.

Viebig replaces the former CEO of Harcourt, Stephan Fritz, who has left Vontobel Asset Management of which Harcourt is a subsidiary. Vigbig joins from Credit Suisse, where he is still head of emerging market equities and prior to that a senior hedge fund manager at DWS. He assumes his new responsibilities at Harcourt in September.

Wessling is currently head of hedge fund advisory at Harcourt. He has 17 years of