SkyBridge Hires WEF’s Von Bismarck To Oversee International Ops.

Sep 6 2011 | 10:27am ET

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has hired World Economic Forum alumnus Max von Bismarck as a partner and CEO of the firm’s international operations.

As director and head of investors at the WEF, von Bismarck built and led an international team based in New York and Geneva, responsible for all global activities and relationships of WEF related to hedge funds, private announ equity, institutional investors, family offices and sovereign funds. Prior to joining the WEF, von Bismarck was a managing director at PublicOne and a director legal at Mondus Limited.

In his new role, Von Bismarck, who is based in Zurich, Switzerland, will oversee SkyBridge’s operations and marketing activities for its flagship fund of funds, seeding and hedge fund advisory services throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
“As we respond to increased investor appetite from around the world, Max’s experience and international network will serve as a great asset throughout the overseas markets,” said Anthony Scaramucci, managing partner of SkyBridge Capital.
Founded in 2005, SkyBridge Capital is a global alternative investment firm with a total of approximately $8 billion in assets under management or advisement.

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