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EQS Group-News: Swiss Prime Site AG / Key word(s): Expansion/Funds
Zurich, 27 September 2021
* FINMA authorisation as fund management company
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has granted real estate asset manager Swiss Prime Site Solutions approval to manage funds. This lays the foundation for new products and customer groups. «This is an important strategic step for our group company Swiss Prime Site Solutions», says René Zahnd, CEO Swiss Prime Site Group. Anastasius Tschopp, CEO Swiss Prime Site Solutions, adds: «We are very pleased to have reached this milestone and we are now working flat out to enter the market with our first real estate fund.» The company is currently working on promising investment opportunities and is developing the first real estate investment fund for qualified investors.
Establishment of a fund management team
Maximilian Hoffmann will take up the role of CIO Funds effective 1 October 2021. He has a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate Management from Nuertingen Geislingen University (NGU). He is also a member of RICS and a certified Swiss Fund Officer. He has been with the Swiss Prime Site Group for eight years in roles including Head Asset Management Services, Portfolio Manager and Head Strategic Advisory. He previously served as a consultant at KPMG in the Corporate Finance Real Estate division.
Fabian Linke has been responsible for customer support and business development in his role of Head Business Development & Fundraising since 1 August 2021. He has a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Real Estate from the University of Zurich and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Banking and Finance from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He is also a member of RICS. In addition to a previous stint of almost one year at Swiss Prime Site in 2015, he was at Credit Suisse Global Real Estate for over 14 years and Swiss Finance & Property for three years.
Samuel Bergstein will be Head Acquisitions & Sales effective 1 October 2021. He graduated with a BSc in Banking & Finance from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ) and as a Certified Real Estate Investment Analyst (CREA) from the University of Regensburg IREBS. He has over 15 years' experience in various areas of the real estate industry, including more than six years with the Swiss Prime Site Group.
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