Mr Jäger’s arrival is an additional step towards strengthening the portfolio management capabilities of the existing team which, thanks to its performances and expertise, has won numerous mandates and awards. Mirabaud Asset Management currently manages almost one and a half billion of Swiss francs, divided between Swiss equities funds and mandates, for both professional investors and institutional players.
Thomas Jäger, who has some fifteen years of experience and unrivalled knowledge of Swiss companies, has joined Mirabaud Asset Management from St.Galler Kantonalbank, where he was responsible for following the industrial and healthcare sectors. In addition, since 2011, his responsibilities had included managing the "SGKB Aktien Schweiz" fund which has won the best Switzerland Large-Cap Equity Fund awards from both Morningstar and Lipper in 2017. As a portfolio manager, Mr Jäger has also been awarded a AAA rating by Citywire.
Thomas Jäger has a degree in business management from the Fachhochschule St. Gallen and is a Certified International Investment Analyst - CIIA (AZEK).
At Mirabaud Asset Management, Paul Schibli continues to head up the Swiss equities team, composed of Thomas Jäger and Nicolas Bürki. The team as a whole is responsible for analysing companies on the Swiss market and managing the full range of investment solutions and institutional mandates.
Lionel Aeschlimann, CEO of Mirabaud Asset Management, says: "We are delighted to welcome a talented new portfolio manager such as Thomas Jäger as a member of our Swiss equities team which is one of the key strategic focuses of Mirabaud Asset Management. We are convinced that we have one of the best teams in this asset class. With the arrival of Thomas Jäger, who shares our values and our active management approach based on strong convictions, we are more than ever in a position to provide our clients with high-quality, robust and sustainable solutions."