Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

Reyl & Cie joins forces with Samena for reach into Asia


Reyl & Cie, a Geneva-based bank created in 1973, and Samena Capital, a group that focuses on investments in the Subcontinent, Asia, Middle East and North Africa (SAMENA) have created a seeding joint venture.

According to AsiaHedge, Reyl will take a 50% stake in Samena Asia Managers, Samena Capital’s seeding business in Hong Kong.

At the moment, Reyl’s seeding fund, the Reyl Accelerator Fund, which was launched in June 2010, is advised by FRM Capital Advisors. Samena Asia Managers’ flagship is the Samena Angel Fund created when Samena Capital merged with Vision Investment Management’s seeding business under Julius