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“Give a man a fish and you feed him a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime“ – Maimonides

Bonafide

Bonafide is an internationally recognized investment and research company that focuses exclusively on sustainable fisheries and aquaculture and its related value chain. Bonafide creates connections between fish and seafood businesses and investors who realize the tremendous potential of the industry. By building new connections between investors and fish and seafood businesses, we aim to drive successful business growth in sustainable fisheries and aquaculture.

 

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”Aquaculture – not the Internet – represents the most promising investment opportunity of the 21st Century.”– Peter Drucker

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”The strongest growth is expected in the consumption offarmed fish. By convenient coincidence, these also seem to be the animal protein source with thesmallest carbon footprint.“– Dr. Jacques Diouf

Who we are
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Who we are

Through our substantial operational expertise, wide network of relationships and extensive financial and strategic management experience, we help build companies/investors of significant value added.

Team:

Christoph Baldegger
Gilbert Vergères
Martin Janser
Rolf Walser
Philipp Hämmerli
Xiao Hu

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Christoph Baldegger

Professional career: Christoph Baldegger is founding member and managing director of Bonafide. From 2004 to 2008 he was a member of the management team of a private equity company and was co-responsible for the setup of real asset investments in the fields of fish farming, farming and timber. From 1998 to 2004 he was able to put his know-how into practice in research, development and advisory services as well as a fundmanager at Swiss private banks. From 1990 to 1998 he worked as an investment banker in Switzerland and London. Christoph Baldegger is a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA).

Key competences/experience: Expertise in aquaculture and fishery; attendance of the Specialized Professional Training FBA on aquaculture at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences; holding own fishing grounds by lease; international experience in different fields; establishment of an aquaculture in South America; leadership skills and marketing expertise; establishment of Bonafide; launch of the Bonafide Global Fish Fund.

Gilbert Vergères

Professional career: Gilbert Vergères is member of the board and managing director of Bonafide. He started his own business operations in 1998 and has been managing director and a member of the board of directors at an asset management company until 2013. His main activities include customer relations and managing the in-house mutual fund; he also has primary responsibility for research. He has worked at several Swiss private banks, in stockbroking, arbitrage trading and fund trading. He was also responsible for customer support for securities, Eurex trading and structured products.

Key competences/experience: Many years of experience in private equity and portfolio management, as well as extensive expertise in the design and management of investment funds.

Martin Janser

Professional career: Martin Janser is chairman of the board of Bonafide and responsible for risk management and the structuring and monitoring of internal processes. Since 2005  he has been working as a delegate of the board of directors at the family business Janser Holding AG. Prior to this, he worked in asset management and investment consulting for several Swiss private banks. Martin Janser is a Bachelor of Business Administration and holds an MA in real estate management.

Key competences/experience: Extensive experience in portfolio and risk management. Design and management of a portfolio of real estate and land, and development of new real estate projects for the Janser group. He is also responsible for the financial assets of the entire Janser group and monitors system processes and risks.

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Rolf Walser

Professional career:  Rolf Walser is founding member and research analyst of Bonafide. From 2003 until 2013 he was a staff member of a private equity company responsible for corporate development. Prior to that he worked from 1990 to 2000 as a treasury and commodities advisor at a major Swiss bank. He supplemented his professional training with assignments at an investment bank in London.

Key competences/experience: Experience in the fields of timber and land banking; publication of various documentations in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Peter Meier, Head Centre Alternative Investments & Risk Management at Zurich University of Applied Sciences; establishment of Bonafide and launch of the Bonafide Global Fish Fund.

Philipp Hämmerli

Professional career:  Philipp Hämmerli joined Bonafide as Junior Analyst and part of the reseach team at the beginning of 2018. After finishing his banking apprenticeship he worked from 2010 to 2013 as a junior dealer for a swiss regional bank, where he managed execution of stock and forex transactions, refinancing and liquidity among other things. For the next five years it moved him into business with institutional clients at Liechtensteinische Landesbank. As a relationship manager his main activity was to advice fund clients in banking, markets and fund structured themes. Since 2016 he is studying economics with focus banking and finance at ZHAW in Winterthur.

Key competences/experience: Long-term expertise in fund structuring, especially the tasks of a depositary bank. Wide range of knowlegde in dealing securities, currencies and money market instruments.

Xiao Hu

Professional career:  Xiao Hu is a young professional with an Australian Double-Major Degree in Finance and Marketing. Resided in the Dubai, UAE for approximately 5 years, where she began her professional career. Xiao’s extensive knowledge covers both grounds, the financial service industry alongside marketing research, and consumer behavior, combining the better of the two worlds. Further extending her profession, Xiao is a GARP member specializing in financial risk management

Key competences/experience: Acting as the consultant of Bonafide, Ms Hu is responsible on business strategic marketing planning, research and opportunity development in Asia markets, with a primary focus on Greater China. Having a multicultural background and a bi-lingual professional proficiency in both Mandarin and English, Xiao bridges the gap between cultural and understanding barriers.

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