Tiger Asset Management AG, located in Pfäffikon (Switzerland), is an independent investment advisor to institutional clients.
The Investment Advisor is specialized on a fundamental European absolute return strategy. Our investment philosophy is based on seeking out undervalued value creating companies where we see upcoming catalysts and/or value creation measures that could improve the intrinsic value of the company and drive shareholder returns. For each position the Investment Advisor performs a detailed analysis including a 360-degree research process and 10-point scoring system.
We foresee a direct dialog with the company as well as with other shareholders to support management to initiate value creating measures. The geographic focus is likely to be Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Matthias Rutsch, Founder & Investment Advisor
Matthias Rutsch, founder of Tiger Asset Management, is advising an alternative catalyst value fund since 2008. From 2006 to 2008, Matthias was responsible as co-portfolio manager for three long/short equity funds at ACMH Ltd.. Prior to this, he worked 8 years at several banks in London, New York, Cologne, Hamburg and Frankfurt. Matthias worked for Credit Suisse First Boston and Paribas in Equity Capital Markets and M&A in Frankfurt and London as well as at Sal. Oppenheim where he was involved in various public takeover transactions. Additionally, Matthias has gained equity research experience at The Bank of New York in New York and Vereins- und Westbank in Hamburg.
Matthias graduated from University of Hamburg in Germany with a "Diplom-Kaufmann", specializing in Corporate Finance, Banking and International Management.
Peter Irblad, Senior Investment Analyst
Peter Irblad joined the Tiger Asset Management Team in 2012 as Senior Investment Analyst. Prior to this, he was Head of Research at Tortuga Financial Services AG in Rapperswil, Switzerland. Before Tortuga he co-founded Sharp Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund based in Zug, Switzerland. From 2005 to 2009 he worked for ACMH Ltd., initially as Head of Research and later as the portfolio manager for the European Catalyst Fund, an event driven long/short fund. He also worked for Deutsche Bank and Alfred Berg as an equity research analyst covering primarily Telecom, Media and IT/Internet.
Peter graduated from University of Stockholm in Sweden with a Msc in Finance.
Susanne Rutsch, Human Resources & Administration
Susanne Rutsch began her career in the hotel industry and worked for several years as a sales manager for a 5-star-hotel in Frankfurt. In 1995 she moved to the financial services industry and worked in various relationship management positions at well-known asset managers such as Flemings, Merrill Lynch, Schroders and Lupus alpha in Frankfurt. Since 2009 she supports the Tiger Asset Management Team in the areas of human resources and administration.