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Jan Viebig, PhD, CFA

Jan Viebig
CEO, Head of Alternative Investments at Harcourt Investment Consulting AG

Prior to joining Harcourt, he worked from 2010 to 2012 as Head of Emerging Markets Equities at Credit Suisse in Zurich, where he led and managed the investment team. Previously, Jan worked from 1999 to 2009 at DWS (Deutsche Bank Group). Initially he was Senior Portfolio Manager for international and emerging markets and later Managing Director and Hedge Fund Manager managing various long/short equity, absolute return and long-only funds. In this position, he won several performance awards. Jan finished his habilitation (post doctoral degree) at the University of Bremen, Germany.


 Jan holds a Master of International Management (post MBA) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, USA, and a M.Sc. as well as a PhD in Business Administration and Economics from the University of the Armed Forces Munich. He is certified as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Harcourt Investment Consulting appoints new Head of Alternative Investments

Wed, 16/05/2012 - 16:00

Harcourt, a subsidiary of Vontobel Asset Management, has appointed Jan Viebig and Georg Wessling to further expand and strengthen its expertise in alternative investments.   »

Georg Wessling, chief investment officer, Harcourt Investment Consulting

The keys to successful hedge fund investing

Mon, 14/05/2012 - 18:04

By Georg Wessling – Many investors have been disappointed with their hedge fund returns over the past couple of years. This is justified to the extent that many hedge funds and funds of hedge funds have not achieved the targets promised to their investors. However, it should be noted that many investors have also failed to define realistic investment targets. »

Dr. Georg Wessling appointed chief investment officer of Harcourt

Mon, 06/07/2009 - 17:03

Harcourt Investment Consulting has appointed Dr. Georg Wessling as chief investment officer. »

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