Adveq has promoted Benjamin Alt, Sven Gasser, Sven Kupferschmid and Hagen Raab to executive director. Prior to joining Adveq, Alt worked at Sal. Oppenheim‘s investment banking division while Gasser worked at a Swiss local government entity where he served as a deputy finance director. Also, Kupferschmid served as a trustee at Vogt & Partner and Raab was an equity financial analyst at BHF-BANK.
Zurich, January 12, 2015 – Adveq, a leading asset manager investing in private equity and real assets globally, today announces the promotion of Benjamin Alt, Sven Gasser, Sven Kupferschmid and Hagen Raab to Executive Director.
The promotions are part of Adveq’s plans to expand its senior team and reflect the firm’s growth and strong performance during 2014.
Benjamin Alt joined Adveq in 2008 and is a member of the European Investment Management team with a special focus on German speaking countries and the Nordics. His responsibilities entail all aspects in connection with Adveq’s primary, secondary and co-investments in these regions. Prior to joining Adveq, Benjamin worked for the Investment Banking division of Sal. Oppenheim in Frankfurt and Cologne.
Sven Gasser and Swen Kupferschmid co-head the unit which is responsible for finance and reporting services of Adveq’s funds, Adveq’s general partners and segregated accounts. Before joining Adveq in 2007, Sven Gasser worked as a deputy finance director for a Swiss local government entity. Prior to this he worked for Credit Suisse First Boston in Zurich.
Swen Kupferschmid joined Adveq in 2005 from Vogt & Partner AG, a Zurich- based trust company where he worked as a trustee.
Hagen Raab is responsible for Adveq’s German institutional clients within the Investor Relations unit. He focuses on advising insurance companies and pension funds on private equity fund investments and tailored mandate solutions. Hagen joined Adveq in 2009 from Frankfurt-based BHF-BANK where he was an equity financial analyst.
Sven Lidén, CEO of Adveq said:
“Each of those individuals has contributed significantly to Adveq’s success by capitalizing on valuable investment opportunities, globalizing our institutional platform and delivering excellent service to our clients around the world. These promotions reflect their outstanding work.
“We look forward to them contributing to our global senior management team and wish them every success in their new roles.”
Founded in 1997, Adveq is a leading asset manager investing in private equity and real assets globally. It offers specialized investment solutions which allow the firm’s clients to access select private market segments through primary, secondary and co-investments.
Adveq’s client base comprises institutional investors such as pension funds, insurance companies, family offices and other financial institutions located in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Many of Adveq’s investors are repeat, long-term clients with whom the firm has developed a role as a trusted partner for private market investing.
Adveq has offices in Zurich, Frankfurt, London, Jersey, New York, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.