Fritz has a long standing track record in Equities both on the investment and the advisory side. Focusing on the markets of Emerging Europe since their inception more than two decades ago, Fritz is one of the most renowned professionals in this area. In over 200 transactions during these 20 years, Fritz has built a wide network of corporate and institutional relationships. Fritz is a founding partner and main entrepreneur of the Investment Boutique Q-Advisers and advises various funds, trusts and high net-worth individuals on their investment strategies. Fritz is also a non-executive board member of a number of outstanding companies.
With over 15 years of emerging markets trading experience, Michel currently runs Armajaro Emerging Markets Fund. Michel brings a vast amount of know-how to Q Capital. Prior to joining Armajaro, Michel was hired by Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in London to build and head up the Emerging Markets equities team. The team managed the bank’s equity derivatives and cash portfolio, mainly in Russia, Greece, South Africa, Israel, Middle East, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Turkey. Under his leadership, Lehman emerged with a strong presence in emerging markets. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Michel was Head of the London Office and Head of EMEA Equity Trading at CA-IB International Markets Ltd where he was responsible for pricing and structuring EMEA equity derivative products. In addition Michel successfully managed and traded the firm’s proprietary book. Michel has successfully navigated the turbulent trading environment in emerging markets since 1994 during which time, he established a comprehensive network of relationships throughout the region. He has demonstrated a strong trading background and has a tangible track record of positive returns.
With over 10 years of investment experience, Jan is in charge of daily trading, execution and risk management. He has extensive asset management experience with particular expertise in alternative investment strategies. He is also proficient in fundamental and quant modelling. In his Hedge Fund role as a VP at UniCredit in London, Jan developed a structured hedge fund manager research and investment process and implemented multiple risk monitoring systems to improve tracking of investment performance. Jan is a graduate of ESCP-EAP European School of Management and a holder of the CAIA designation.