DACH Alternatives and Real Assets Summit 2019

Jun 5th 2019
The Dolder Grand
Zürich, Switzerland
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DACH Alternatives and Real Assets Summit

2 June 2020
The Dolder Grand


Advisory Board

Mark Dieringer, Head of Alternative Investments & External Mandates, Novartis
Dionysios Christopoulos, Director of Private Debt, Zurich Insurance Company
Olafur Margeirsson, Real Estate Strategist, Zurich Insurance Company
Markus Leuthard, Head of Investment, Sammelstiftung VITA
Dominique Gilgen, Head of Private Markets, Publica
Ilario Scasascia, Head of Alternatives and Multi-Manager Solutions, Vontobel
Thomas Breitenmoser, Head of Investment Consulting, Complementa
Christophe Zimmermann, Head of External Investments, Compenswiss

Rens Goets, Head of Asset Management, ABB
Mirja Sutter, Client Relations, Avadis
Diego Liechti, Head of Asset Management, NEST Sammelstiftung
Sinikka Demare, Independent Advisor, Sdemare Advisory
Jürg Traber, Head of Pension Funds, Hilti Pensionskasse
Bernhard Schmid, Director Portfolio Investment Europe, Dow Chemical Company
Georg Wessling, Senior Portfolio Manager Alternative Investments, F. Hoffman- La Roche. Ltd


The agenda is curated by an expert advisory board and includes relevant topics of common interest in the DACH investment community. The programme will take part in three parallel streams: 

  • Private Markets & Infrastructure
  • Innovative Investments
  • Real Estate

The most recent agenda is available for download here


The Dolder Grand

Kurhausstrasse 65
Zürich, 8032

Centrally located and easy to access, the Dolder Grand is the ideal spot for an unforgettable stay with your motor in tow. The urban jungle and stunning Alpine landscape are both just a stone’s throw away, linked by some of Switzerland’s most beautiful roads. 


Senior investment officials from the following funds have confirmed their attendance:

ABB Group Pension

Aksia Europe Limited

ASGA Pensionskasse des Gewerbes

Bundesverband Alternative Investment e.V.

CALIBRIUM Private Investment Office

CERN Pension Fund

Complementa Investment-Controlling AG

Crossbow Partners AG

ECOFIN Investment Consulting AG

F. Hoffman-La Roche. Ltd.

Fix Family Office

Harcourt, Vontobel Asset Management

Kieger AG


NEST Sammelstiftung

Novartis International AG

OptiCrest SA

Pensionskasse der Credit Suisse (Schweiz)

Pensionskasse SBB

Personalvorsorgestiftung der Albers Gruppe

Retraites Popoulaires


Swiss Capital Group


UNIQA Insurance Group AG

Willis Towers Watson

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Zurich Invest AG



For more information or general enquiry, please contact:

Nouri Verghese
+44 (0) 207 303 1750

For Asset Owners interested in being invited, please contact:

Mona Singh
Investor Relations Manager – Swiss, German and Austrian Region
+44 (0) 207 779 8576

For Asset Managers interested in membership opportunity, please contact:

Stefanie Sables
Executive Director - Europe
+44 (0) 207 303 1712