High-growth and high-yield investments

With the Swiss Growth Fund, professional and institutional investors invest in high-growth companies that are not yet listed on the stock exchange and offer great investment opportunities. They benefit from our proximity to the start-up scene in Switzerland and Europe.

How you benefit with the Swiss Growth Fund

Attractive target return

Compared to traditional investment funds, investments in private equity funds offer attractive investment opportunities with typically lower volatility.

Diversification

The Swiss Growth Fund is diversified across the Health-Tech, Industrial-Tech and ICT sectors.

Influence and transparency

We maintain a close and regular dialogue with the management and often obtain a seat in the board of directors. We aim to accompany companies efficiently  through all phases until exit.

Attractive target return

Compared to traditional investment funds, investments in private equity funds offer attractive investment opportunities with typically lower volatility.

Influence and transparency

We maintain a close and regular dialogue with the management and often obtain a seat in the board of directors. We aim to accompany companies efficiently  through all phases until exit.

Diversification

The Swiss Growth Fund is diversified across the Health-Tech, Industrial-Tech and ICT sectors.

Our investment philosophy

Swisscanto (CH) Private Equity Switzerland Growth I KmGK invests in high-growth companies. We offer investors direct access to attractive companies that are not yet listed on the stock exchange. Our investment directors are experienced in the development and internationalisation of innovative companies.

Our investment process

A systematic and disciplined investment process is the basis for high value creation. We therefore adhere to our proven governance structures for illiquid investments. These include:

  • We work with industry experts to screen and source potential investments.
  • We only invest in a company after extensive internal and external due diligence - often side by side with other well-known private equity companies.
  • Our investment projects are submitted to an advisory committee made up of external renowned personalities from science and practice for assessment.
  • Last but not least our Investment Committee composed of internal experts performs a further in debt analysis of the proposed companies and makes the final investment decision.

Focus on growth

Zürcher Kantonalbank is close to the market with its well established start-up financing arm which  has already financed over 280 start-ups with more than CHF 230 million in venture capital. With the Private Equity Growth Fund Switzerland, you invest in innovative companies with great growth potential.

Who are our private equity funds suitable for?

Our private equity funds are subject to supervision by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA and are aimed exclusively at professional and institutional investors (qualified investors according to CISA) with a long-term investment horizon.

Three good reasons to choose us

  1. 1 Expertise: Our private equity team consists of experienced senior investment directors with a proven track record.
  2. 2 Investment opportunities: Thanks to our proximity to the start-up scene in Switzerland and Europe as well as to globally active private equity companies, we have access to numerous investment opportunities.
  3. 3 Governance: Our private equity solutions are embedded in strong interdisciplinary governance within the ecosystem of Zürcher Kantonalbank.

Other private equity funds as alternatives