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Mid-year roundup: top three investment firm launches

We take a look at the top new businesses launched in the first half of 2018

The first six months of the year have been a whirlwind for investors, who have endured unstable market conditions. Some, however, have been brave enough to go ahead and found their own firms. 

Here we take a look at the top three business launches for the first part of 2018. 

 

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The first six months of the year have been a whirlwind for investors, who have endured unstable market conditions. Some, however, have been brave enough to go ahead and found their own firms. 

Here we take a look at the top three business launches for the first part of 2018. 

 

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Third: Three Geneva private banks co-launch fund boutique

Geneva-based private banks Bank Pâris Bertrand Sturdza, Bordier & Cie and Reyl & Cie have joined forces to launch a diversified private market fund platform in the form of a new investment boutique.

The groups have founded Hermance Capital Partners, which is an investment boutique focusing on private equity, private debt and private real estate. The new firm is joint-owned by the three private banks.

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Second: Paris AM opens sister company in Geneva

Paris-based Trecento Asset Management has opened a sister company in Geneva specialising in blockchain, with the new venture becoming active 4 June 2018.

Trecento Blockchain Capital will offer investors four funds: a crypto trading fund, a fund of funds, a venture capital fund and an ICO fund.

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First: Former Nestlé alt investments chief forms AM firm

Nestlé's former head of alternative investments, Thierry Ralet, has founded his own consultancy and asset management company.

Ralet's new venture comes almost exactly a year after the Swiss food and beverage giant opted to dismantle its in-house asset management team. These functions were then handed to BlackRock.

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