LGT expands executive team

LGT Capital Partners has strengthened its executive team with a number of top-level promotions.

Swiss-based alternative investment firm, LGT Capital Partners, has increased its senior management team following the announcement of  several senior appointments. Maximilian Brönner, who recently oversaw the E192m Crown Technology Ventures fundraising, has been made a partner. Prior to joining LGT, Brönner was a corporate finance manager at Price Waterhouse, mainly responsible for private equity transactions.

LGT also announced the appointment of Tycho Sneyers, vice president, who will be heading LGT’s business development team. Previously, Sneyers worked at Altgate Capital, Goldman Sachs and Andersen Consulting.

The LGT executive team now includes Roberto Paganoni, Thomas Weber, Ivan Vercoutère, Maximilian Brönner and Tycho Sneyers. Other promotions to vice president within LGT Capital Partners include Wolfgang Müller in the private equity investment team, Viktor Ula in the Hedge Fund Investment Team, and Giacomo Biondi Morra in the Business Development Team.

LGT Capital Partners, based in Pfäffikon, Switzerland is a leading alternative investment firm with over E2.8bn of assets under management. Among other vehicles, LGT Capital Partners' dedicated team of over 40 professionals is responsible for the investment management of two investment companies listed on the Swiss and Luxembourg exchanges since 1997, Castle Private Equity and Castle Alternative Invest.