Manuel Annasohn is head of legal and compliance and focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Manuel previously worked as a financial markets and corporate lawyer at Baker & McKenzie, Kellerhals Carrard and Bär & Karrer. He also collected experience in private equity with an investment company focusing on sustainable investments. Lastly, he worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company working for various international and Swiss clients.
Marc Baumgartner is COO and responsable for risk management as well as the quantitative analysis at Vicenda Asset Management.
Marc has over 15 years of experience in the financial markets as a quantitative specialist. He developed portfolio and risk management systems for large financial institutions and also supported their structured products business. He was responsible for the active management and pricing of new derivative products and for the analysis of the underlying risks within derivatives and structured notes. With his background as a financial mathematician, he greatly contributed to the understanding and implementation of components for derivative pricing. Marc was Vice President at Credit Suisse First Boston and Zürcher Kantonalbank.
Micha Blattmann is CEO of Vicenda Asset Management.
Micha held various positions within capital markets divisions of international investment banks, including senior advisor of the Strategic Cross Asset Solutions Group of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets and senior advisor of the Equity and Commodity Risk Management Group for institutional clients at UBS AG. He previously worked as a lawyer at Bär & Karrer and Andersen Legal.
Elmar Diener focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Elmar has more than 10 years of experience in asset management and portfolio construction. He focused primarily on seasonality in commodity markets, volatility driven strategies as well as carry trades. Elmar was managing director in a Swiss family office and responsible for the management of the groups’ alternative investment portfolio. He successfully managed a commodity alpha fund from 2006 to 2014. Elmar is also external associate lecturer (Portfolio Management Program) at the University of Zürich.
Adrian Edelmann focuses on structuring and institutional sales at Vicenda Asset Management.
Adrian has 11 years of experience within the financial industry. He worked for Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital and Merrill Lynch in London and Zurich. During his career he worked as a senior advisor for institutional clients, focussing on cross asset solutions, bespoke derivative and financing transactions as well as structured products.
Daniel Franc focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Daniel has a deep understanding of financial markets, portfolio management, trading and structured products. During his more than 20 years in the financial industry Daniel held various positions, including managing partner, head of equity trading, deputy head of trading structured products and senior global macro portfolio manager. He was proprietary trader and portfolio manager for various mandates with a focus on equities, commodities, convertibles and derivatives, directionally as well as on an arbitrage basis. He previously worked at Peak Capital AG, Clariden Leu, Credit Suisse First Boston as well as Horizon 21 and RMF.
Branko Perisic focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Branko has held various positions with top tier investment banks in the UK and Switzerland for almost 10 years. During the course of his career he worked as a senior structurer at Barclays’ commodity division in London and as a Director at UBS Investment Bank, where he has held various mandates in cross asset structuring and exotics trading. Branko is specialised in cross asset class investment solutions, development / distribution of systematic strategies, derivative payoffs, structured products and creation of issuance programs.
Marco Rüfenacht focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Marco has more than 20 years of experience in proprietary trading and structuring poducts across all asset classes. He has particularly deep knowledge within the fields of derivatives. During his career he held various positions such as: head of trading structured products for all asset classes, Managing Director, at Clariden Leu; Proprietary trader for equities and convertible bonds, Vice President, at Credit Suisse First Boston; Proprietary trader for structured products, equities/precious metals at Credit Suisse.
Regine Wiedmann is responsible for sales & marketing at Vicenda Asset Management.
Regine previously was head of marketing & communications and key account manager for institutional clients at Tiberius Asset Management, Zug. She was responsible for the set-up of the marketing and sales department. At Ernst & Young AG Regine held various positions within knowledge management, marketing and product development. More experience within marketing has been gained at Sartorius Corporation, Robert Bosch and Iltis Consultants.
Felix W. Zulauf .
Felix Zulauf is chairman of Vicenda Asset Management.
Felix has worked in the financial markets and asset management industry for almost 40 years. He started his investment career as a trader for a large Swiss bank and received training in research and portfolio management thereafter with several leading investment banks in New York, Zurich and in Paris. Felix joined Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), Zurich, in 1977 and held several positions over the years including managing global mutual funds, heading the institutional portfolio management unit and at the same time acting as the global strategist for the UBS Group. Since 1986 he has been member of the US-Barron’s Roundtable. After two years with a medium-sized financial organization as a member of the executive board, he founded Zulauf Asset Management AG in 1990, allowing him to independently follow his own individual investment philosophy. He sold the majority of his firm several years ago and spun off his remaining minority, which today serves as his own family office.
Roman Zulauf focuses on structuring at Vicenda Asset Management.
Roman previously worked as global macro portfolio manager at Magma Capital and as analyst in physical commodity trading with Trafigura Beheer BV. He collected further experience within asset management and trading at Morgan Stanley, William Blair and Merrill Lynch.