Founding Member Feature

BAUKNECHT CAPITAL – Based in Switzerland, Zurich
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Dr. Gero Bauknecht is the president of Bauknecht Capital AG in Switzerland and trustee of the Bauknecht Trust. He invests and oversees a portfolio of Hedge Funds, Real Estate and Direct Private Equity Investments. In this role, Gero Bauknecht holds several board positions and is a trusted advisor to other family offices and to the companies he is invested in.

Prior to this, he was based in Chicago/USA for the Bauknecht Trust as investment advisor responsible for the globalization of the investments.

Dr. Bauknecht has comprehensive consulting, marketing and management experience in companies such as Apple Computer, Compaq and A.T. Kearney Management Consultants. Before joining his family’s operations, he co-founded and worked as an executive for the independent private-equity specialist GlobalFinance AG, where he advised and led several early-stage companies to financing.

Dr. Bauknecht holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics.

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