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5-8 November 2024
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Francesco Kälin
Head of Alternative Investments at Suva


Francesco Kälin is overseeing Suva’s Alternative Investment program and has a particular focus on Private Markets. Francesco joined Suva in January 2005 from Partners Group to head Suva’s Private Markets activities. He was a driving force in establishing and building Suva’s global private equity & private debt portfolio (funds and co-investments) and positioning Suva (AuM ~CHF 60bn) as a long-term investor and blue-chip LP brand globally. At Partners Group he was responsible for due diligence of venture, buyout and secondary transactions and held various advisory board seats with top European buyout firms. Prior to joining Partners Group in 2000, Francesco served as senior consultant in the assurance and business advisory service department of Arthur Andersen after starting his career at Ernst & Young. He is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant, holds a degree in economics and business administration from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen, HEC Montréal and Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School.

Agenda Sessions

  • LP asset allocations: investing for the long-term