Premium Sponsor:

 


Hermes Investment Management provides active investment strategies and stewardship. Our goal is to help people invest better, retire better and create a better society for all. We offer public and private market solutions across equity, fixed income, real estate and alternatives for a global clientele of institutional and wholesale investors. However, we believe that our duty extends beyond achieving clients’ financial outcomes: we must act as stewards of the investments we manage and advise. In 2004 we established Hermes Equity Ownership Services (Hermes EOS), which is now one of the largest stewardship teams in the industry.

Kontakt: www.hermes-investment.com

 

Unigestion is an independent, specialist asset manager providing innovative, tailored solutions for investors worldwide. Since our creation in 1971, we have stayed true to our conviction that intelligent risk-taking is key to delivering consistent returns over time. Today, we are responsible for USD 22.3 billion in assets under management across our four areas of expertise – equities, private equity, liquid alternatives and multi asset. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Unigestion has a global presence that extends across Europe, North America and Asia. We are privately owned, with a shareholder structure designed to ensure our long-term stability and align our interests with those of our clients.

Kontakt: https://www.unigestion.com

 


Sponsors:

 

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. We partner with many of the world's largest, most sophisticated investors and financial intermediaries to help investors reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven investment process spanning both indexing and active disciplines. With trillions* in assets under management, our scale and global reach offer clients access to markets, geographies and asset classes, and allow us to deliver thoughtful insights and innovative solutions.
State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.
* AUM reflects approximately $35.96 billion USD (as of June 30, 2019), with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

Kontakt: State Street Global Advisors

 


Education Partner:

 


The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, founded in 2002, is the world leader in alternative investment education. The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter. Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a member of the CAIA Association, a network of over 10,000 investment leaders located in 90+ countries. CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®, an online course that provides an introduction to alternative investing. CAIA is considered a leading authority on industry trends and developments worldwide. 

Kontakt: https://caia.org

 


Environmental Partner:

 

We see the world as it is, and we’re compelled to make it better. IFAW explores new ways to improve conditions for animals, people, and the place we call home—and we’ve been leading the way for over 50 years. The problems we confront are urgent, complicated, and resistant to change. Solving them requires fresh thinking and bold action. So we look at the issues from different angles, make unexpected connections, and challenge the way things are done. Partnering with local communities, NGOs, and governments around the globe, we create real-world solutions that make an immediate and lasting impact. Let’s get to work.

Kontakt: https://www.ifaw.org

 


University Partner:

 

A registered British Charity (No. 1075405), the Trust facilitates charitable giving to all 10 UC campuses. Donors from the UK and European can access tax-effective giving options to any funds or scholarships at the campuses. This includes funding to advance medical research, study abroad scholarships, climate change research – among so many others! The Trust also collaborates with UC alumni boards and committees, supporting a lively program of social and educational activities for University of California alumni, students, parents and friends living in the UK and Europe. 

 


Collaboration Partner:

 

The Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA) is the representative body for Switzerland's private equity, venture capital and corporate finance industries. SECA has the objective to promote private equity and corporate finance activities in Switzerland.     Members of the SECA include equity investment companies, banks, corporate finance advisors, auditing companies, management consultants, lawyers and private investors.

 

 

100 Women in Finance's more than 15,000 members strengthen the global finance industry by empowering women to achieve their professional potential at each career stage. Its members inspire, equip and advocate for a new generation of industry leadership, in which women and men serve as investment professionals and executives, equal in achievement and impact. Through Education, Peer Engagement and Impact, the organization furthers the progress of women who have chosen finance as a career, and enables their positive influence over pre-career young women.
 

 

 

Dutch Business Round Table  aims to offer a network platform to the Dutch business community in Switzerland and to promote (business) relations between the Netherlands and Switzerland. DBRT is an independent, non-profit organization.

 

 

 

 

 

Founded in 1996, CFA Society Switzerland is part of the worldwide network of CFA Institute member societies that lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society. CFA Society Switzerland represents the interests of [number of] investment professionals in Switzerland through advocacy, education, events, and professional development. CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials and is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. There are more than 170,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 162 markets. For more information visit swiss.cfa or follow us on socIal media.