NOTZ STUCKI strengthens its institutional sales team with three new hires in Geneva, Zurich and Milan. Alexis Peytre beefs up the Geneva team, Pascal Scherer heads the Zurich office and Michele Colavito joins the Milan office. The new appointments will further NOTZ STUCKI’s ambition of developing promotion and distribution of in-house investment solutions to professional clients in Switzerland and Europe.
Alexis Peytre has 10 years’ experience and joins NOTZ STUCKI in Geneva as Institutional Sales Associate for Switzerland. He started his career in 2010 at Edmond de Rothschild Assurances et Conseils, covering wholesale clients in France. In 2011, he joined Lazard Frères Gestion in Paris as Marketing Manager and Sales Support for Switzerland. In 2017, he moved to the new entity Lazard Fund Managers in Geneva to promote Lazard Frères Gestion (Paris) and Lazard Asset Management (New York) fund range in Switzerland. Alexis Peytre holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from the University of Oklahoma (USA) and a Master’s degree in Finance, specialising in wealth management, from the IAE Clermont Auvergne School of Management (France).
Pascal Scherer joins NOTZ STUCKI as Head of the Zurich office and Head of business development in German-speaking Switzerland. Before joining NOTZ STUCKI, he was CEO and partner of one of the first Long/Short equity fund managers in Europe and founded Peak Capital, an investment management firm specialized in real assets and commodities. Previously, he was Head of Infrastructure Investments at Horizon21, an alternative investment manager with more than CHF 12 billion under management. Pascal Scherer has 33 years’ experience in finance, having worked in various roles at UBS for 12 years, followed by 7 years at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup in wealth management and institutional sales.
Finally, Michele Colavito joins the NOTZ STUCKI Milan office as Institutional Sales Associate for Italy. Having built up in-depth understanding of market technicalities at BNP Paribas, he moved to a product management role in Société Générale, before being promoted to managing sales for the whole spectrum of services. In 2014, he moved to Allfunds as sales manager for the home market. Then, in 2018, he joined Merian Global Investors where he was responsible for business development in Italy. Michele Colavito holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from the Federico II University in Naples and has more than 14 years’ experience in the asset management industry.
Investment fund distribution: a strategic development area for NOTZ STUCKI
One of NOTZ STUCKI’s strategic areas of development is the distribution of its investment solutions to institutional clients. Accordingly, to professionalise the marketing of its range including more than 20 alternative and traditional Luxembourg funds, in 2019 NOTZ STUCKI set-up the “Investment Solutions & Institutional Investors” department, headed by Cédric Dingens, a member of the Executive Committee.