A bright circle with open minds. Fairway Asset Management (FAM) provides asset management services for private individuals and investment funds. We focus on long term investment opportunities that offer continued capital appreciation and low correlation to public markets. Our ultimate goal is to create peace of mind for our investors.
We are authorised and regulated by Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA as a manager of collective assets.
The future might be blurry but our focus is clear.
return-oriented. protective. global.
Our Philosophy is based on rigorous qualitative and quantitative research. We take into account forward-looking trends like digitalization, urbanization and longevity with investment themes such as smart living, smart working, data infrastructure and communication towers, logistics, distributed energy, waste management, robotics, blockchain related infrastructure, medtech, fintech, and many more.
We’re a circle of professionals and experts with clear goals, shared values and open minds. Our focus lies on successful growth stories, whether looking through the clients’ or employees’ eyes:
Our clients benefit from investing in long-term growth stories. They should not worry about short-term market fluctuations or economic cycles.
Our talent is our core. We want to further develop our research-oriented expertise to continue the firm’s history of high talent retention.
We offer continuous learning possibilities to drive personal growth, while fostering a healthy work-life balance.
We are continuously optimizing our investment process and increasing our corporate efficiency using advanced technologies (e.g. automation, data mining, blockchain, artificial intelligence).
While we serve a wide client base, we are not compromising on service nor investment quality.
Our community is important: We aim at staying active to show engagement and give back.
Our working culture highly values meritocracy, personal growth, and mutual respect.
Our Clients are placed at the forefront while we are constantly trying to go the extra mile.
family-oriented. independent. experienced.
Fairway Asset Management (FAM) grew out of long established Asset Management businesses. These businesses have partnered for several years, sharing common values and having managed private clients and investment funds for a combined 20 years. FAM is a family business that treats its investors like FAMily. Honesty and transparency are core to our Investment Philosophy and key to our service offering.
loyal. respectful. proactive.
FAM’s team members combine over 140 years of financial expertise with diverse academic backgrounds like mathematics, engineering and economics. Our academic formation includes the best universities in the world, such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, University of Zurich, John Hopkins University, London School of Economics, Cass Business School, City University London or the Stern School of Business at New York University.
After a brief career in road bicycle racing, John started his career in financial markets in 2005 as a quantitative analyst. John holds a BSc in Mathematics and two MSc degrees in both Financial Mathematics and Management. His professional interests lay in building and executing process-driven investment strategies across asset classes. He still continues to race bicycles as a Masters athlete.
Lara is responsible for a range of operational functions at FAM and oversees the design and implementation of business strategies. She started her career in financial markets in 2007 and has ample experience working with UHNWI, establishing relationships, and addressing specific client needs. Lara graduated summa cum laude from Northwood University in Midland, MI with a B.B.A. in Management and holds a Master in Liberal Arts (ALM) in extension studies, in Anthropology and Archaeology from Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.
Alessia has a background in Hedge Fund investing and is responsible for fund selection, both in the traditional and in the alternative space. She is also passionate about Fixed Income markets and is active in bond selection. Alessia holds a MA in Banking and Finance from the Università della Svizzera Italiana and is a CFA Charterholder.
For the past four years, Faye has been active in fund selection across all asset classes of the private markets. Prior to that she was involved in marketing as well as accounting and financial roles. Faye has a marketing background and holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration and Marketing.
Tina comes from a corporate finance background. She has experience in M&A advisory and asset management. At FAM, she is involved in public and private markets investments. She holds a Master in Management from HEC Paris and a bachelor degree in Economics.
Alessio has a background in research from a leading investment bank. He has experience in equity markets and sector strategies. At FAM, he is currently involved in public and private investments. He holds a master degree in Quantitative Finance and is very passionate about geopolitics.
Alex is involved in private equity and venture capital investments. He is passionate about technology and innovation and he holds a diploma from the National Technical University of Athens and an MSc from Imperial College London. He leverages his engineering and entrepreneurial background to identify successful founders and to support portfolio companies throughout their journey.
Thomas started his career in 1995 as a bank apprentice and following studies in business administration with a major in banking & finance. For more than 15 years he has been serving wealthy individuals and families and supports them in their discerning investment strategies. He is married and a proud father of two daughters.
As a Swiss certified banker and with a degree from the Swiss Finance Institute, Juergen has been active in International Wealth Management since 1992. He worked with several Swiss banks helping international private clients to manage and protect their wealth. He joined Fairway in 2018. Juergen is married and has two daughters.
Maria is a Data Engineer with an MSc in Geospatial Informatics. Her coding & data analytics background together with her interest for the investment sector, support the robust management of the IT infrastructure within Fairway. Maria is responsible for the operations architecture as well as the automation and development of solutions for data management and innovation.
George started his career as an intern in data analysis. At FAM, he is involved in operational and reporting activities. George holds a bachelor degree in Computer Engineering.
Numa has been working in the Legal & Compliance Department for small- and mid-sized banks in Switzerland and abroad for more than 15 years. In addition, he has been active as a part-time college teacher for many years. Numa loves skiing and playing tennis in his free time. He holds a Master of Law from the University of Fribourg and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Bern.
Karin has a long standing experience in Human Resources. She started her career in HR within the financial industry before launching her own business almost 20 years ago. At FAM, Karin is responsible for any HR-issues.