Credit Suisse PE head to relocate to Hong Kong in new role

Private equity searchThe head of global private equity at Credit Suisse has been appointed to the newly created role of Apac head of private and alternative markets. Alois Müller will move from Zurich to Hong Kong sometime in the third quarter to take up the new position. He will also continue in his existing role as head of global private equity. Müller will report to North Asia head of private banking Francois Monnet, South Asia head of private banking Benjamin Cavalli and Fabian Shey, head of investment solution and products, private and alternative markets. Müller has close to a decade of experience in the region, having worked with ultra-high net-worth clients for Rothschild and UBS in Hong Kong, According to Cavalli, the appointment underlines the Swiss bank’s growth ambitions for the region. “With Asia Pacific as a key region for Credit Suisse, this strategic move demonstrates our commitment to further strengthen our leading position and offerings in the fast-growing alternatives and private markets space,” he said. © 2021 funds global asia

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