DECALIA’s asset management team is comprised of very experienced investment professionals, whose areas of expertise complement each other well.

 

Marcus Kirschner

Business Development German-speaking Switzerland

Marcus Kirschner joined DECALIA in 2020 and has over 6 years of experience in the sales of investment solutions, notably with family offices, banks and other financial institutions. Prior to joining DECALIA, he worked at AMG – Affiliated Managers Group, a US „multi-boutique“ asset management company where he was a member of the European Distribution Team and responsible for distributing Private Markets-, Equity- and Hedge Fund -solutions. He started his career working at a long/short equity boutique.

 

Marcus Kirschner holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from SBS Swiss Business School.

Jean-Christophe Labbé

Portfolio Manager

Jean-Christophe Labbé joined DECALIA in 2020. He works as lead portfolio manager for DECALIA Millennials. Prior to joining, Jean-Christophe successfully managed a fund dedicated to the same thematic at Goldman Sachs in New York. Before, he worked 10 years as Senior Investment Analyst in the TMT (Technologic Media and Telecom) sector at ING IM & Merrill Lynch.

Bernhard Utiger

Region Head Business Developement German-speaking Switzerland

Bernhard Utiger joined DECALIA in 2019, with more than 18 years of experience in fund distribution and sales covering German-speaking Switzerland. Over his career, he has developed a strong expertise in setting up and implementing fund distribution strategies for a wide range of professional clients, including independent asset managers, family offices, banks and financial institutions. Before joining DECALIA, he worked in different management and senior sales roles at leading investment firms, such as Vontobel Investment Banking, Flossbach von Storch, JP Morgan Asset Management and Julius Baer Asset Management. He started his career as an Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers.