Vontobel expands Wealth Management team in Basel

15/04/2020 Tiempo de lectura: 3 minuto(s)

  • The demand for financial advice – and therefore also for active wealth and asset management – will remain strong, even after the corona crisis
  • The low interest rate environment and retirement provision are topics that will continue to preoccupy our clients

On August 1, 2020, Alain Bouvrot and Matthias Eichenberger, who both previously served as Senior Relationship Managers in UBS’ Wealth Management business, will join the advisory team at Vontobel Wealth Management in Basel, which is headed by Daniel Schüpbach. Both wealth management experts have many years of experience in advising wealthy Swiss private clients and have very close professional and family ties to the Basel region.

Basel is one of a total of 13 locations in Switzerland where Vontobel has a presence. Vontobel has been serving its private and institutional clients in the region for around a decade, offering them a range of products and services and giving them access to its expertise as a globally active wealth and asset manager. As a result of its acquisition of Notenstein La Roche Privatbank AG two years ago, Vontobel strengthened its presence in Basel and moved into the former La Roche head office in Rittergasse 25. Around 35 employees from Wealth Management and Asset Management serve clients in and around Basel. They also work in partnership with external asset managers (EAMs) based in the region.

“Within our Swiss home market, Basel is one of the locations that is generating growth, and we will continue to expand our presence there on a targeted basis in the future. Going forward, the demand for financial advice – and therefore also for active wealth and asset management – will remain strong; this has not changed because of the corona crisis. After all, every crisis to date has shown that the capital market outperforms every other form of investment over the long term. In addition, the low interest rate environment and/or retirement provision are topics that will continue to preoccupy our clients. We are delighted that Alain Bouvrot and Matthias Eichenberger have agreed to join Vontobel. These two proven wealth management experts have strong ties to people in the Basel region. Vontobel is a globally active wealth and asset manager that is committed to delivering Swiss standards of quality combined with a strong local focus,” stated Daniel Schüpbach, Head of Vontobel Wealth Management in Basel.


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