Christian FuessingerManaging Partner, CIO & CFO at Helvetica Capital AG
Christian Fuessinger is Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Helvetica Capital based in Zurich (CH). Founded in 2015, Helvetica Capital has become one of the leading Swiss venture capital and private equity firms for the SME segment. In addition to executing and overseeing new investments as well as managing the existing portfolio, Christian is also a member of the Executive Board and as CFO responsible for the firm’s financial operations.
From 2010 to 2015, Christian served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Affairs at a Swiss IT company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Prior to his operational role in the SME area, Christian worked as an investment banker for Credit Suisse in London for ten years. In his most recent position, he led a team of experts focusing on company valuations and strategies to increase shareholder value where he advised international private equity funds as well as global corporations. He also spent several years working in corporate finance and M&A for Credit Suisse First Boston’s technology group and previously gained further investment banking experience at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in Frankfurt.
Christian studied in Vienna (University of Economics and Business Administration), Chicago (UIC) and Milan (Bocconi) and holds diplomas and master's degrees in finance and international management (CEMS). He is a dual citizen of Switzerland and Austria.