We are delighted to announce that Urs Wietlisbach, the Co-Founder of Partners Group, will be our fifth guest speaker for the 2020/2021 university year. Partners Group is a global private markets investment management firm with more than $96 billion in AUM.
Urs Wietlisbach will be speaking with our society virtually on the 26th November 2020. We will pre-record and release the interview on our Facebook and Youtube channels shortly thereafter. The final video will also be embedded here.
In 1996, Mr. Wietlisbach joined forces with his Goldman Sachs colleagues to pioneer the private markets, now Partners Group is one of the largest asset managers offering investors from around the world attractive returns through otherwise inaccessible opportunities. Currently, Partners Group is the second-most-valuable private markets firm by market capitalization, only behind Blackstone.
He is also a Board member of PG Impact Investments AG and of PG Impact Investments Foundation, a foundation that focuses on impact investing globally. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Entrepreneur Partners AG, a Swiss asset manager, and PG3 AG, Switzerland, the family office of the founders of Partners Group, as well as an advisory Board member of Swiss Startup Factory AG, an independent organization that supports and finances startups. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse. He holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.
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