Stephan Kind was born on the edge of the Rhine Valley in Grabs, Switzerland, in 1978. Leaving the University of Applied Sciences in Chur with a degree in business administration, Stephan began his career LGT Bank in the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz. He transferred back to Switzerland to work as an investment specialist on the premium solutions service desk and spent a brief spell in LGT Bank’s Hong Kong office before returning to Pfäffikon. He runs global multi-manager funds specialising in emerging market equities. Although cash is not employed as a strategic tool, Stephan utilises index futures, index options and currency forwards in his portfolios. He also co-manages an endowment like multi-asset class fund for the family office of the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. Stephan holds the Swiss Federal Diploma for Experts in Finance and Investments and is a Certified International Wealth Manager. In his spare time he enjoys playing tennis, skiing and spending time with his wife and two children.
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve a long-term appreciation, adjusted to the risk profile of the Subfund, primarily through direct or indirect investments in a variety of asset classes, including those that pursue an alternative investment strategy, such as hedge funds or private equity. Investments are made to a considerable extent indirectly, via other investment companies, profit participation certificates, certificates and structured products.