Zurich - The private bank Maerki Baumann is now offering its clients the opportunity to access an alternative asset class managed by the venture capital firm Redalpine. The investment focus is on start-ups from the German-speaking DACH region with growth potential and scalable business models.

Maerki Baumann and Redalpine, both headquartered in Zurich, have entered into a partnership. The private bank and Redalpine, one of the leading venture capital companies in Switzerland, will offer clients access to an alternative asset class, namely venture capital, while also taking the “necessary risk orientation” into consideration as well. As the bank explains further in the press release, the underlying investment instrument is managed by Redalpine.

The investment focus of the Venture Capital focus module is on growth-oriented companies at an early stage of their life cycle with scalable business models in the software, technology, healthtech and life sciences sectors. The regional emphasis is particularly on the German-speaking DACH region comprising the economic areas of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

According to Maerki Baumann, technology-savvy corporate customers also stand to benefit from the cooperation between the two new partners, especially those with a focus on blockchain and crypto applications. The jointly established Tech Advisory Board offers entrepreneurs a platform for exchanging information and practical experience on the topics of venture capital and technological innovations. mm

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