Biography from matterhornassetmanagement.com
Egon von Greyerz: Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland
Egon von Greyerz (EvG) is the Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG and GoldSwitzerland. EvG started his working life in Geneva as a banker and thereafter spent 17 years as Finance Director and Vice-Chairman of Dixons Group Plc, the UK’s largest electronic and electrical retailer and a FTSE 100 company.
Since the 1990s Egon von Greyerz has been actively involved with financial investment activities including Mergers and Acquisitions and Asset allocation consultancy for private family funds. This led to the creation of Matterhorn Asset Management -MAM, (www.matterhornassetmanagement.com) an asset management company based on wealth preservation principles. MAM is part of the Aquila Group, Switzerland's largest independent asset management group.
The GoldSwitzerland Division (www.goldswitzerland.com) was created to facilitate the buying and storage of physical gold and silver for private investors, companies, trusts and pension funds. GoldSwitzerland’s precious metals programme is totally unique in that investors have direct and absolute control over their gold and silver bars. The precious metals are stored in one of the world’s best protected vaults underneath Zurich airport. Investors have personal access to the vault.
EvG makes regular media appearances such as on CNBC and BBC and also speaks at investment conferences around the world. He also publishes articles on the world economy and wealth preservation.