Geneva Office:

Philippe Froehlicher
Prior to co-founding FGP Capital in 2009, Philippe Froehlicher ran discretionary global mandates for HNWI at Pictet&Cie, managing the Integer Ethical Portfolio and Fund, and leading the US equity team. He joined Pictet in 1998 as Assistant to the CIO, and soon specialized in global equity research. In 2002, he was in charge of re-engineering the equity investment process for the entire Private Banking Research Department. Philippe Froehlicher is a Certified Financial Analyst (SFAA), Switzerland, and a member of the Swiss Financial Analysts Association. He holds a Master in Business Administration & Economics from the University of Geneva, where he specialized in finance and corporate strategy with Prof. Klaus Schwab (the founder of the World Economic Forum), Prof. Carlos Jarillo and Prof. André Bender. He also studied strategy with Prof. Michael Porter from Harvard. Fields of competence: competitive strategy.

René Grand
With professional experience exceeding 40 years, René is the backbone of private banking. Besides being the co-founder of FGP Capital, he is in charge of the strategy and management. Prior to that, René held leading positions at Pictet&Cie, where he started his career in 1971 as a trader. Between 1978 and 1989, he was Head of Japanese Equities, before moving to the Private Banking Division as a group Director in charge of important clients. René Grand holds a LLM in Federal Banking, Switzerland, and is a Graduate of the New York Institute of Finance.

Muriel Solliet
Senior relationship manager. Co-founder of FGP Capital. 40 years of experience in Private Banking.

Richard Ormond
Prior to joining FGP Capital in 2012, Richard Ormond spent 23 years as client and fund manager with Pictet & Cie. He headed the portfolio managers within the centralized portfolio management unit since 2007 and assumed responsibility for managing the bank’s Asian, US focused and Swiss model portfolios. Since 2002, he was responsible for overall portfolio management for Anglo-Saxon clients in the Private Banking Department in Geneva. Richard joined Pictet in 1990 then moved to the London office in 1992 where he gained expertise in co-managing the Small Cap Fund and was Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for investments in South Asia and EMEA on the Institutional side for the Global Emerging Markets Funds. In 1996, he launched the Pictet Indiaval Fund investing in Indian equities. Holds a BA in business and management and completed his studies with a postgraduate diploma in economics and finance from the University of Geneva.

Anastasia Vlasova
Senior Investment advisor. Macro and specialist Russian and Eastern European Markets. Anastasia previously worked as a managing director at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank in London overseeing institutional clients. Anastasia holds Master's degrees from Moscow State University and an MBA from HEC Paris.

Nils Baranger
Before joining FGP Capital at the end of 2013, Nils Baranger started his Financial career in 1992 as a currency trader with Bank Brussels Lambert in Geneva. He moved then to Pictet & Cie Geneva in 1997 where he spent 14 years as a Relationship Manager in the Private Banking Department. In 2011 Nils got out of the banking industry and started a new career as Independent Manager. The same year he founded ChartGuidance, a Swiss company that provides Financial Forecasts based on technical analysis, which is the result of more than 20 years of experience as a technical analyst. He is graduate of the Swiss Financial Analysts Association (SFAA) and holds a Federal diploma for expert in finance and investments.

Sidney Grand
He has a master degree in History and Japanese at University of Geneva. From 2007 to 2008, he worked at Sawakami Asset Management in Japan. He also worked at Boccard in Switzerland and then he joined FGP Capital in 2010. He works now as a junior equity analyst and investor relation. He speaks Japanese fluently.

 

Zurich office:

Nicolas Egger
A strong background in Asset Management acquired over 28 years of experience. He worked as Securities Trader at Citicorp International in Zurich, held various senior management functions at Credit Suisse Private Banking, UBS, Merrill Lynch, MassMutual and chaired NEAM AG. He is a FINMA regulated Fund Distributor. He started his banking career as a McKinsey team member integrating the Chicago based O’Connor into the Swiss Bank Corporation that merged into UBS. In the USA he was a Registered Investment Advisor with full fiduciary responsibility (FINRA registration and licenses, CRD #5625105) and was an New York licensed Insurance Agent. He is an American/Swiss dual national and graduated BA Economics at the San Francisco State University in 1987.

Kelly Egger
Graduated from Quanzhou Institute of Technology as BS International Business and worked in China in the exporting industry. She speaks fluently in Chinese, English and German and has a strong affinity for Private Equity.