POLARIS Investment Advisory AG  is a Zurich-based company founded in 2008.

POLARIS Investment Advisory AG is a placement agent exclusively focused on alternative investment strategies such as hedge funds and private markets (Private Equity, Private Debt, Real Estate, Infrastructure).
We  support successful asset managers in their market entry, fundraising and client focused after-sales activities with institutional investors in Switzerland and Germany. We are a FINMA, Swiss regulated distribution agent, and have successfully raised over USD 1.8bn across different investment strategies. We work with a select group of asset managers worldwide, whom we select through an in-depth due diligence process together with our senior advisors and external investment consultants. 
 
We strongly value long-term relationships with our asset managers, whom we often represent through various fundraising cycles over many years. We co-develop strategies for the best market coverage, develop suitable fund structures, and make sure they comply with local regulation.
 
For our long-trusted clients, we are the local point of contact and provide them with support and reporting in local language and time zone without additional costs.

Authorised distributor of collective investment schemes by Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA.

Member of the Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V.
 

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Research & Publications & News

Innovative Investmentstrategien

1. Auflage März 2010

Applied techniques for an optimal portfolio diversification. This book enhances the transparency and comprehension for innovative approaches and therefore contributes to an optimized allocation.

Alternative Investmentstrategien

2. Auflage April 2013

Insight into allocation techniques of hedge fund managers. With the knowledge taught in this book readers should be capable to evaluate and apply the most alternative investment strategies.

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Alternative Investmentstrategien

1. Auflage Januar 2005

Insight into allocation techniques of hedge fund managers. With the knowledge taught in this book readers should be capable to evaluate and apply the most alternative investment strategies.

News

March 2016

3i Debt Management: Interview Andrew Bellis in Asset View

Andrew Bellis, Managing Director at 3i Debt Management, spoke to Asset View about the attractiveness and sustainability of Loans from both a geographical and sector-specific standpoint in addition to some …

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February 2016

3i Debt Management: John Fraser's views on the current senior loan market

POLARIS had the pleasure to welcoming John Fraser, CIO at 3i Debt Management US, to Switzerland last week. Given the recent financial market volatility and losses for investors particularly within High …

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January 2016

Aspect Capital: Annual Letter 2015

Aspect Capital is pleased to report that the Aspect Diversified Programme (“Aspect Diversified” or the “Programme”) delivered a net return of +7.9% in 2015. This was despite some challenging market conditions …

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