Subject: Blackfort Capital appoints new CIO
Andreas Bickel joined Blackfort Capital as Chief Investment Officer (CIO) in August 15, 2018. In this global role, he will be responsible for the overall investment management decisions. In addition to global asset allocation, the CIO is in charge of delivering tailored investment advice to the Blackfort Group of Companies. Blackfort Capital is a growing Swiss wealth management company owned by Blackfort Holding.
Mr. Bickel has more than 24 years of investment experience in portfolio management across all strategies within top tier investment banks. Prior to joining Blackfort Capital, Andreas Bickel was Head of Portfolio Management in reputable financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs Bank AG, Rothschild Bank and Deutsche Asset Management (Zurich). In these roles, he was responsible for the overall investment process, strategic asset allocation and the generation of tactical investment ideas.
Andreas Bickel is a graduate of University of Zurich (Master in Business Administration) and holds a PhD in Finance (University of Zurich).
Oleg Falikowitsch, Chairman of Blackfort Board of Directors, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Andreas Bickel, a highly experienced professional, who will be in charge of this major function for every asset management company associated with our group. With his track record and in-depth knowledge of the market, he will contribute to deliver best-in-class investment management advice to our clients.