Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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New York-based CAISfunds, a financial tech company has hired Dr. Minka Nyberg as European advisor to the firm.
Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Nyberg will advise CAISfunds on overall European business strategy including wealth management and private banking trends, regulatory changes and client expansion.
Nyberg comes to CAISfunds from Swiss bank Julius Baer & Co. where she served as executive director and head of alternative investments, covering both hedge funds and private equity. Her activities included the sourcing and due diligence of funds and overseeing the bank’s global fund manager network.
Prior to Julius Baer, Nyberg held similar positions with Société Internationale de Finance (part of Quilvest Group) and UBS.
“We are very pleased that Dr. Minka Nyberg has joined as an adviser to CAISfunds and will be lending us her expertise as we continue to expand into European markets,” said Matthew Brown, CAISfunds CEO. “Her experience in the alternatives investment industry coupled with her understanding of global private banking and wealth management makes her a valuable addition to our team. Our mission at CAISfunds is to give global wealth managers greater access to alternatives with operational efficiency and independent oversight. Dr. Nyberg will be instrumental in meeting that goal.”
CAISfunds currently services wealth management institutions in United States, Europe and Asia.
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