SYZ & CO Expands Asian Operations

Jul 27 2010 | 8:49am ET

The Swiss alternative asset management firm SYZ & CO is boosting its operations in Hong Kong office, and is also changing its name in the region.

The firm announced today that it will promote and distribute its institutional asset management solutions and its OYSTER investment funds in the region. Daniel Ghirardi has been taped to lead the expansion of the Hong Kong entity, which has been known as 3A Asia but will soon become SYZ & CO Asia.

“We have identified strong demand in the region for innovative products with high added value. The extension of our activities will enable us to capitalize on the contacts established over the last few years to offer the full range of the Group's products throughout South-East Asia and Australia,” said Eric Syz, managing partner.

Ghirardi, who will take up his job in September, will replace Jennifer Carver and Brian MacDougall. Before joining SYZ & CO last year,  Ghirardi established the institutional sales activity in Geneva for the Massena group, a Luxembourg-based multi-family office.

“Despite an extremely competitive environment, Banque SYZ & CO has earned the respect of the institutional and professional investor market, thanks to its investment track record and its coherent range of top-performing products. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to present these investment solutions to the Asian market,” said Ghirardi.

SYZ & CO has €18.3 billion in assets under management and employs a staff of 380. In addition to the Bank’s headquarters in Geneva, the group also has offices in Switzerland in Zurich, Lugano, and Locarno, and internationally in Milan, Rome, Madrid, London, Luxembourg, Vienna, Nassau and Hong Kong.


In Depth

Kettera Q&A: The Advantages of Alternative Investment Platforms

Oct 28 2016 | 5:52pm ET

The past several years have seen a distinct push towards easier and cheaper access...

Lifestyle

Trump Attends 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party Dressed As...Himself

Dec 5 2016 | 11:16pm ET

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump attended a "Villains and Heroes" costume party...

Guest Contributor

Nowhere to Hide: Why the Future of Asset Management Depends on Innovation

Nov 15 2016 | 6:55pm ET

Information technology has reshaped the asset management industry’s periphery,...

 

From the current issue of

Chicago-based independent futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO) has hired industry veteran Daniel Staniford as Executive Director, responsible for the firm’s institutional business development in New York and London.

AVAILABLE NOW at BARNES & NOBLE

NEWSTAND LOCATOR