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Ausbildung ZHAW

2022: The Return of the Hedge Funds?

Mittwoch, 19. Januar 2022, 15:30 - 16:10 UHR

Seminarraum 1

English

Referent(en): Roberto Bottoli, Martin Rossner, Dr. Marcus Wunsch

Moderation: Florian Weigert


Roberto Bottoli

Roberto Bottoli

CFA, Investment Director, GAM

Roberto Bottoli is an Investment Director in the Global Growth Equity team responsible for the management of GAM Star (Lux) Merger Arbitrage. Prior to joining GAM Investments in July 2016, he spent 17 years at Allianz Global Investors, first in Milan, then in Frankfurt. During his time at Allianz, Roberto Bottoli was responsible for absolute return and multi asset portfolios. He also launched and managed a risk-constrained, UCITS-compliant merger arbitrage strategy as part of a wider absolute return investment process. He joined Allianz in 1999 working in the field of risk management. Later he moved to the quantitative management team, where he was involved in the launch of the first directly managed product with capital guarantee. 
Roberto Bottoli holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Italy and is a CFA charterholder. He is based in Lugano, Switzerland. 
 

Martin Rossner

Martin Rossner

Gründer und Geschäftsführer, ThirdYear Capital

Martin Rossner ist seit März 2015 Gründer und Geschäftsführer von ThirdYear Capital, dem bankenunabhängigen Anbieter „quantamentaler“ Makro-Strategie und Absoluter Returns mit Sitz in München. Seit August 2020 berät das Unternehmen den ART Global Macro (UCITS) Fonds, der quantitativ und fundamental investiert. Zuvor sammelte Martin Rossner über acht Jahre Erfahrung bei der Man Group in verschiedenen Bereichen wie Global-Macro-Research, Risikomanagement und Asset Allokation. 
Martin Rossner ist Träger eines Master-Abschlusses in Quantitative Economics der Universität St. Gallen und hat zahlreiche Weiterbildungsexamen wie CFA, CAIA und FRM bestanden.
 

Dr. Marcus Wunsch

Dr. Marcus Wunsch

Senior Lecturer ZHAW Institute of Wealth & Asset Management

Dr. Marcus Wunsch is a researcher and senior lecturer at the Institute of Wealth & Asset Management at the ZHAW School of Management and Law, with a research focus in quantitative finance. After two postdocs in Kyoto and at the ETH, he gained seven years’ professional experience as an investment analyst at UBS and as a senior portfolio manager at Quantica Capital. 

Florian Weigert

Florian Weigert

Professor of Financial Risk Management University of Neuchâtel

Florian Weigert is Professor of Financial Risk Management at the University of Neuchâtel. His 
research focuses on empirical asset pricing, hedge funds, mutual funds, behavioral finance, and 
risk management. His research projects investigate, among others, the determinants of the 
cross-section of stock returns, performance measurement for hedge- and mutual funds, and the 
impact of investors’ behavioral biases. His work has been presented at leading academic 
conferences (such as the AFA, EFA, and FIRS meetings) and published in top finance journals 
(such as the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Finance, and the Journal of 
Financial & Quantitative Analysis).
Florian Weigert obtained his Ph.D. in Finance with Summa Cum Laude from the University of 
Mannheim. Before joining the faculty of Neuchâtel, he was an Assistant Professor at the 
University of St. Gallen. He was a Visiting Scholar at New York University, Georgetown 
University, the University of Texas at Austin, and Georgia State University
 

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