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February 2019

Crypto Assets Conference: Frankfurt, 25-26 February 2019

At the Crypto Assets Conference held in Frankfurt in two weeks, L1D Chairman Philipp Cottier will be making the case for "investing in blockchain and cryptos - a diversified and institutional approach".

Over 60 speakers will be attending from the BaFin, Börse Stuttgart, Bundesbank, Coinmarketcap, Commerzbank, European Central Bank, Gnosis, Kraken, LBBW, Multichain Asset Managers Association, Ripple, Satoshipay, Solarisbank, Thailand Stock Exchange and many more high profile blockchain and crypto groups.

Nov 2018

POLARIS celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Dear Friends and Business Partners,

We are proud to celebrate our 10th Anniversary with you.

We want to use this opportunity to express our gratitude for your trust, support and the many exciting conversations over the years.

We are curious to see what the world of alternative investments has in store for us over the coming 10 years. 


Nov 2018

POLARIS Investment Advisory AG offers access to Deerpath Capital's differentiated US direct lending strategy

In collaboration with Luxembourg-based LIS as AIFM, POLARIS Investment Advisory AG, as placement agent for Europe, is offering institutional investors a Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (RAIF) advised by an affiliate of Deerpath Capital Management, LP.

The strategy, implemented successfully for many years by Deerpath Capital, is based on direct lending to private equity sponsored, lower middle market-sized companies in the US. Avoiding loan defaults is at the heart of Deerpath’s activities. This is underpinned by a highly focused, conservative investment strategy based almost exclusively on senior secured loans.

Apr 2018

3i announced final close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund on €456 million

The 3i Group announced the final close of the 3i European Operational Projects Fund, with €456 million of commitments received from European and Asian investors, including a commitment of €40 million from 3i Group.

3i European Operational projects Fund, which is managed by 3i’s infrastructure team, invests in operational projects across Europe, with a focus on France, the Benelux, Germany, Italy and Iberia. It targets a wide range of sub-sectors, primarily social infrastructure and transportation, but also telecoms and utilities, excluding renewable energy projects. It aims to provide long-term yield to institutional investors. The Fund has already invested and committed to invest approximately €85 million in assets across Europe.

Nov 2017

High-profile additions to the team: POLARIS Investment Advisory appoints Senior Advisory Board

POLARIS Investment Advisory AG, Zurich, has appointed Dr Hanspeter Bader, Baldomero Falcones, Dr Thomas Friese and Matthias Knab as Members of its Senior Advisory Board.