Harcourt Investment Consulting AG has made an important addition to its management team with Stephan Fritz joining the firm as Managing Partner.
Prior to joining Harcourt, Fritz worked at NIB Capital Bank from 2001 to 2006, in his latest position as a Managing Director of NIB Capital in Den Haag and Member of the Board of NIB Capital-Petercam Derivatives in Brussels. His responsibilities included trading, structured products and asset management. From 2002 to 2006 he additionally acted as Advisor to the Board of Directors of Harcourt.
Before joining NIB Capital in 2001, his former positions included: Head of Fixed Income and FX Trading at AIG in Paris and London, Head of Financial Innovations Group at DG Bank and Swaps Trader at Deutsche Bank, both in Frankfurt.
Background notes: Harcourt AG is one of the globally leading providers of hedge fund solutions for institutional investors. Founded in 1997, the company is located in Zurich with branches in New York, Geneva, Stockholm, Madrid and Hong Kong. As of 20 June 2006 Harcourt managed USD 4bn of assets with a staff of 68. Harcourt is exclusively focused on hedge funds and has an excellent track record of superior risk adjusted returns. Clients include the City of Zurich Pension Fund, Novartis, Barclay's and Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management.