Benjamin BaumannGlobal Head of Secondaries at Mercer Alternatives
Benjamin Baumann is a Partner of Mercer Alternatives and Global Head of Secondaries. He is also a member of Mercer's Secondary & Co-Investment pre-IC, the Infrastructure and Real Estate Rating Review Committees, the Mercer Private Equity Secondaries & Co-Investment IC, the Real Assets IC, and the Private Debt IC. Benjamin also serves as CIO of Mercer Alternatives AG (based in Zurich), the delegated Investment Manager of all of Mercer's Alternatives solutions implemented in Luxembourg.
Prior to joining Mercer, from 2004 until 2015, Benjamin worked at Strategic Capital Management AG (“SCM”, since the beginning of 2015, part of Mercer’s Investments business), where he was responsible for broader private market investments across due diligence, research, analytics, implementation and sales. He then specialized in real estate and infrastructure investments and was IC member for real asset investments.
Previously, he was working in Switzerland and abroad for KPMG and Merck KGaA.
Benjamin is fluent in German, English, Portuguese, and Spanish and holds a Master’s degree in finance and economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He also studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain and is a CAIA Charterholder.
Secondaries: examining the returns and opportunities in the German secondaries market, 14:00View Session