QUAERO CAPITAL has hired Daniel Ritz as Head of Business Development for the Swiss German region. He will be in charge of promoting QUAERO CAPITAL’s strategies to institutional and wholesale clients in Swiss German Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Prior to joining QUAERO CAPITAL, Daniel Ritz was Institutional Sales & Relationship Manager at the Fintech Lykke Corp.
Daniel Ritz benefits from over 30 years of experience in the Swiss German institutional financial sector. During his career, he has both managed institutional portfolios and developed a wide network of institutional client relationships for leading local banks and asset managers.
Daniel Ritz holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and an MBA from the University of Rochester (New York). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Board of the CFA Society Switzerland.
Articulated into 4 major areas of expertise (European Small Cap, Infrastructure, Asian Equity and Convertible Bonds), the strategies actively managed by QUAERO CAPITAL have in common the belief that value originates from independent thinking, an original approach and strong convictions.
Jean Keller, CEO of QUAERO CAPITAL, said « We are delighted to have Daniel Ritz on board with us. His strong network of contacts in the region, established over the past 30 years, and his first-hand experience in managing institutional portfolios will be extremely useful to help us present our strategies and to develop our brand in Swiss German Switzerland. »
Daniel Ritz added « The current environment is very challenging for plain vanilla players in the asset management industry. Thanks to its active management philosophy and its team of experienced conviction managers, Quaero Capital has been able to build a solid franchise in the institutional market and I am very happy to have the opportunity to promote their innovative and distinctive strategies in the Swiss German market. ».