BlueOrchard names Co-Heads of Business Development
Zurich, 27 February 2019 – Swiss-based impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (“BlueOrchard”) appoints Remo Oswald and Daniel Perroud as Co-Heads of Business Development. The co-leadership structure underpins BlueOrchard’s client centricity focus, further increases regional investor proximity and supports the continued strong growth of the company.
Remo Oswald and Daniel Perroud will primarily focus on expanding BlueOrchard’s offering to new markets and delivering innovative solutions and products to our clients across the globe. Remo Oswald will be mainly responsible for business development in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and Daniel Perroud for business development in the non-German speaking European markets, including the United Kingdom.
Remo Oswald’s extensive experience with both institutional investors and UHNWI spans more than two decades and includes senior roles in equity brokerage as well as the incorporation, management and successful sale of an asset management company. Remo Oswald joined BlueOrchard from Swiss & Global Asset Management in Zurich, where he was Director Sales & Distribution in charge of key clients. Prior to this, Remo Oswald held senior positions with Horizon21, Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie and BNP Paribas Private Bank Switzerland, where he contributed significantly to business development in both Switzerland and Europe.
Daniel Perroud has over 20 years of in-depth industry knowledge and extensive experience in business development for traditional and alternative investments. He has held several positions of responsibility in recognized companies such as Muzinich & Co. and Franklin Templeton. Prior to joining BlueOrchard, Daniel Perroud was a Country Manager for Muzinich & Co. (Switzerland) AG. He also held the position of Executive Director Business Development at Harcourt Investment AG.
Patrick Scheurle, CEO of BlueOrchard said “Remo and Daniel both have long-standing track records in building client centric business development services at a global level. Their substantial experience and profound understanding of impact investing will ensure that we are best positioned to serve our clients and grow our business globally.”
About BlueOrchard Finance Ltd
BlueOrchard is a leading global impact investment manager. The firm is dedicated to fostering inclusive and climate-smart growth, while providing attractive returns for investors. BlueOrchard was founded in 2001, by initiative of the UN, as the world’s first commercial manager of microfinance debt investments. Today, BlueOrchard provides investors around the world with premium investment solutions, including credit, private equity, and sustainable infrastructure. Being an expert in innovative blended finance mandates, the firm is a trusted partner of leading global development finance institutions. With a major global presence and offices on four continents, BlueOrchard has invested to date more than USD 5.7bn across 80 emerging and frontier markets, enabling tangible social and environmental impact. BlueOrchard is a licensed Swiss asset manager of collective investment schemes authorized by FINMA. Its Luxembourg entity, BlueOrchard Asset Management S.A., is a licensed UCITS management company as well as a licensed alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) authorized by CSSF. For additional information, please visit: www.blueorchard.com.
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