Geneva Swiss Bank hires head of Asset Management

Geneva Swiss Bank (GS Banque) has appointed Loïc Schmid as head of Asset Management.

Schmid was formerly head of Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation at Sequoia Asset Management, where he spent over one year.

Before that, he has been a senior portfolio manager and vice president with Banque Bénédict Hentsch & Cie from 2006 to 2012, where he managed global equity funds, precious metal funds and global macro funds. He has been involved in consulting activities, having co-founded, a web platform dealing with financial markets, and owned LG Schmid Consulting.

Schmid held management positions at Lombard Odier from 2001 to 2006,  he co-managed European small cap equity funds and was involved in asset allocation for pension funds. He also took part to the launch of a real estate fund.

He remains vice-president of French economic think tank Les Econoclastes.

Geneva Swiss Bank has been established in 2013 when Bénédict Hentsch decided to retire as a banker and sold all his controlling interest in Banque Bénédict Hentsch to his closest partners.

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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