Forum Finance wins two awards at the WealthBriefing Swiss EAM Awards 2022

Forum Finance crowned best independent asset manager with assets over CHF 1 billion for the second year running

Forum Finance also wins the award for best investment process team

Geneva, 4 March 2022 – Geneva-based independent asset manager The Forum Finance Group SA has won the award for the best independent Swiss asset manager for the second year running at the WealthBriefing Swiss EAM Awards 2022, in the premier category of companies with assets under management of over CHF 1 billion. It also won the award for the best investment process team.

Announced during the prize-giving ceremony held last night in Zurich, the awards recognise the best independent Swiss asset management companies, selected through a rigorous process for their «innovation and excellence in 2021» by a panel of experts. The independent jury comprises specialist consultants, representatives of custodian banks and technology solution providers, as well as other industry experts.

In the case of Forum Finance, as Stephen Harris, CEO of ClearView Financial Media and Editor of WealthBriefing, explains: «the judges were impressed that Forum Finance has been not only visionary in its development path but also extremely consistent as a foundation for their growth and success”. Another judge added, «Since its inception in 1994, Forum Finance has put in place measures to favour the sustainable growth of the company. They have been proactive in their approach. Forum Finance has today AuMs of over CHF2 bn”. Finally, a third panellist said, «It’s a success story in terms of the company succeeding to double their AUM in 5 years and being in the top of 50 EAMs in Switzerland in the Citywire ranking. Anticipating a fast-evolving environment, they have demonstrated their ability to adapt their business model and to continue their growth.”

Indeed, having anticipated the changes in the asset management industry, Forum Finance has strengthened its structure and organisation over the last few years, as evidenced by the LPCC licence granted by FINMA in 2015 and its registration as investment adviser with the US SEC in 2016. In addition, Forum Finance continues to invest in its research, investment management and wealth advisory resources, as well as in technology, enabling it to respond effectively to the changing needs of its clients.

Etienne Gounod, Managing Partner and CEO of Forum Finance, stated: «We are very honoured by this double recognition, which crowns more than 25 years of efforts to build a company capable of meeting the expectations of a demanding private clientele, looking for personalised solutions and a very attentive service. We are particularly pleased to see the quality of our investment teams and our investment process recognised, as the ability to generate superior performance is a key success factor in developing and protecting our clients’ wealth.”

For additional information, please contact :

Egon Vorfeld
The Forum Finance Group SA
T: +41 (0)22 552 83 00

Ricardo Payro
Payro Communication Sàrl
T: +41 (0)22 322 13 17

About Forum Finance

Founded in 1994 in Geneva, Forum Finance offers private banking and asset management services to a high-end global clientele. It has 20+ employees who manage and supervise more than CHF 2 billion in assets. The company is regulated and supervised by the FINMA under the CISA licence and is registered with the SEC as investment adviser.