ZUG AND ZURICH, 18th December, 2019: Stableton Financial AG (“Stableton”), the leading European platform for Alternative Investments, announces today that it has hired Ethan B. Schaerer to lead the firm’s strategic business development, sales and marketing initiatives into the next growth stage.
On January 1st 2020, Ethan will assume the position of Managing Partner alongside Stableton’s co-founders Andreas Bezner (CEO) and Konstantin Heiermann (CFO).
The 16-year financial industry veteran joins Stableton from Greentech Capital Advisors. At Greentech Capital (merger with Nomura announced), Ethan worked closely with its founder, a former Joint Global Head of Investment Banking at UBS, to create the largest global advisory firm that focuses exclusively on sustainable infrastructure, technology, and impact investments.
Stableton has launched more than 14 alternative investment offerings on its technology-enabled marketplace in the last year alone. Many of them used to be previously unattainable for most investors due to high investment minima, a lot of paperwork, and high fees.
After completing its latest financing round, the firm is poised to kick-start the next growth phase. This includes scaling its Fintech platform across Europe and into selected markets worldwide and continuing to forge relationships with large asset allocators, financial intermediaries, and leading sourcing partners.
This phase also calls for Stableton to integrate purpose-based, sustainable, and impact-related principles into its platform and product strategy. Investors will be enabled to build portfolios that not only deliver attractive returns but also drive impact. For this purpose, Stableton is actively sourcing relevant deal flow across its alternative investment ecosystem, and looking to add tools that will quantitatively assess the impact of purpose-driven investing. This capability will remove one of its traditional barriers to adoption, which has been to prove that doing well and doing good can go hand in hand.
Andreas Bezner, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Stableton, said, “Ethan brings deep expertise in the alternative investment space, and a successful track record in investment banking, wealth- and asset management to the table. Building on his entrepreneurial family and business background, he also enjoys deep ties to many successful entrepreneurs and their family offices. This global network and insight will prove invaluable to our clients and partners as they develop solutions with us. I am delighted to welcome Ethan to the Stableton team.”
“Entrepreneurs tend to be successful because they solve the most pressing challenges, create impact, and change lives in the process. It has always been my mission to extend this mindset into their private investment activities. Stableton brings together qualified and institutional investors with institutional alternative investment managers and specialized service providers. In today’s challenging markets, like-minded partners make it possible to generate performance, preserve wealth, and create impact,”added Ethan Schaerer, Managing Partner at Stableton.
About Stableton Financial AG Stableton Financial AG is a Switzerland-based, leading gateway for qualified investors and financial advisors providing access to world-class absolute return strategies and alternative investments. The firm is purpose-built to disrupt a USD 21 trillion market. Stableton was founded in October 2018 by entrepreneurs with decades of experience across the alternative investments value chain. Currently operating out of offices in Zug and Zurich, the company is regulated in Switzerland as an independent asset manager. Please visit www.stableton.com for more information. Please visit www.stableton.com for more information.
About Ethan B. Schaerer Ethan B. Schaerer is a Managing Partner at Stableton Financial AG and responsible for the firm’s strategic business development and marketing initiatives. Before joining Stableton, Ethan served as the Global Head of Strategy and Business Development at Greentech Capital Advisors, where he worked directly with the founder and former CEO of UBS Investment bank. Prior to that, Ethan was a Partner at Family for Families, a multi-family office. Before that, he held several consulting roles at Deloitte Consulting, Breakthrough Management Group, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ethan started his career at Hewlett-Packard Consulting, where he developed banking solutions for leading Swiss banks. He earned a BA and MBA from leading universities in the US. Ethan is the author of dozens of white papers and a publisher of industry-recognized magazines and investment articles.
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