Swiss group Syz Asset Management has announced the launch of its Munich office, in a bid to reinforce its distribution capabilities in the German speaking region. As of 1 December, Syz distributes its Sicav Oyster range as well as discretionary mandates for institutional clients from its presence in Munich, which is headed by Michael Kenichi […]
Geneva-based SYZ Asset Management (SYZ AM) has announced the promotion of Adrien Pichoud as chief economist and member of the group strategy committee, as well as co-manager of the OYSTER European Fixed Income and OYSTER USD Bonds funds. Pichoud joined the SYZ Group in 2010 as an economist. Prior to that, he spent seven years […]
SYZ Asset Management, the asset management division of Swiss SYZ Group has announced the launch of the Oyster Multi-Asset ActiProtect fund, a new sub-fund of its Luxembourg Sicav. Based on a top-down economic analysis combined with risk management strategies, the fund aims to generate two thirds of the performance of equities with only a third […]
SYZ Asset Management, the asset management arm of the Swiss banking group SYZ, has announced today that its OYSTER funds are now available on the UK’s Novia platform. The funds now available on Novia, a platform predominantly used by wealth managers and IFA’s, include an absolute return, emerging markets, European equities, corporate bond, market neutral […]
Xavier Guillon, CEO of Oyster Funds has announced his resignation in order to join Geneva-based asset manager Decalia. Guillon has been CEO of Oyster, the fund offering of Swiss Banque Syz since 2010. Overall, he spent eight years at Banque SYZ. He will now join Decalia Asset Management, which was founded last year by Alfredo […]
Data provider Lipper has ranked the OYSTER Absolute Return EUR EUR2, a sub-fund of the OYSTER Sicav registered in the Netherlands, as best Absolute Return fund in the Netherlands over a three year period. With a strong focus on risk control, the strategy invests in an allocation of traditional asset classes (cash, bonds, equities, derivatives), […]
Syz Asset Management has announced the merger of its SYZ AM (Lux) Absolute Return Institutional funds with its Ucits compliant UK-registered OYSTER Absolute Return funds, in a bid to open up the strategy to both wholesale and retail investors in the UK. Previously, the SYZ AM (Lux) – Absolute Return Institutional funds were only available […]
Swiss banking group SYZ & CO has announced the appointment of Michael Clements (pictured) as head of European Equities and Claire Manson as manager of the Oyster European Mid & Small Cap fund. Clements will replace Eric Bendahan, who is preparing to launch his own fund. Bendahan managed up to €2.5bn in European equities for […]
Retail investors have been given access to the Oyster European Selection fund from Syz & Co via the launch of a new share class, the manager has said.
Geneva-based SYZ Asset Management has announced the appointment of Derek Borthwick as business development director for Scotland, Northern England and Ireland.
The London asset management arm of Swiss banking Group SYZ & Co has established a partnership with Raymond James Investment Services to include the OYSTER range of funds on their open architecture platform. This will enable UK intermediaries to easily access OYSTER funds through an established retail fund platform.
Some 12 Oyster funds from Swiss banking group Syz & Co have been registered for sale in Sweden, which the manager says offers ample opportunity for its fund range.