Alternatives manager HQ Capital has introduced its new advisory board, which features business and industry leaders and will now advise the group’s executive board on business and market development questions.
The new board includes Bernd Franken (managing director Nordrheinische Ärzteversorgung), Jochen Herwig (former CEO of LVM Versicherung), Eberhard Vetter (head of Asset Management RAG-Stiftung) and Prof. Dr. Reinhard Pöllath (founder of Pöllath & Partners). Herwig will take on the role of chairman for the new board. The board will meet at least twice a year.
Georg Wunderlin, CEO of HQ Capital comments: “The HQ Capital Advisory Board will help us to better understand the needs and requirements of most demanding investors. With the knowledge and experience of the committee members, our aim is to identify and exploit market trends in a more targeted manner. This combined expertise strengthens our position as a leading, independent manager for alternative investments.”
As an independent manager investing on behalf of institutions an families, the group currently manages $11.9bn (€9.7bn) in assets and is primarily invested in global private equity and US real estate.