ALPHA Associates breaks free

The private equity team of ALPHA Associates has spun out of Swiss Life Private Equity Partners. The newly-independent business is managed by Peter Derendinger, Christoph Huber, Petr Rojicek and Petra Salesny. The team members have worked together for several years and have expertise in private equity, corporate finance, consulting, law, tax and audit.

The team has taken over the management of the third party private equity business from Swiss Life. Current mandates include Private Equity Holding, the SWX Swiss Exchange listed private equity investment company investing in venture funds and growth companies globally; 5E Holding, a fund-of-funds dedicated to Central and Eastern Europe and ALPHA 2001,a diversified private equity partnership for institutional investors.