Portfolio management






ROLAND RUTTIMANN, Head of Portfolio Management.

Roland Ruttiman started his career in 1998 with Cantrade Ormond Burrus Banque Privée SA, first in the trading department then in third-party funds selection in Zurich. In 2002, he became a portfolio manager with Ferrier Lullin in Geneva. He obtained his Federal diploma as a financial analyst in 2001 and became an IAF-certified Fund Advisor the same year. In 2003 he obtained his Federal diploma as an expert in finance and investments (AZEK). He was then in charge of special clients and HNWIs on the Swiss market for the management group.

In 2006 he left the bank to set up portfolio management for 1875 FINANCE.






DAVID COHEN, Portfolio Manager, in charge of investment fund selection and follow-up.

David Cohen started his career in 2001 with Ferrier Lullin & Cie SA as co-head of securities administration and then moved to transaction controlling. In 2004 he joined the middle office team for investment funds before leaving the bank in 2006 to join 1875 FINANCE.



LIONEL DUCOMMUN, Portfolio Manager.

Lionel Ducommun started his career in 2006 with Ferrier Lullin & Cie SA as a Portfolio Advisor for in-house managers. He joined 1875 FINANCE’s Asset Management department in 2007 and became a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) in 2011.




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MUSTAFA KARADAG, Investment Manager and Advisor.

Mustafa Karadag started his career in 2004 with Finansbank (Suisse) SA. In 2006 he joined UBS Wealth Management and worked in private client management.

In 2013 he left UBS for 1875 FINANCE, becoming an investment manager and advisor for private clients. 


    LOUIS SOOTS, Investment Advisor.

After graduating from its Master in Financial Engineering and Risk Management at HEC Lausanne, Louis Soots started his financial career as intern in hedge funds selection with Sequoia Asset Management. He then evolved within the company as cross asset investment advisor. Louis also worked as Investment Advisor with Bedrock Group in Geneva.

In May 2018, he joined the Asset Management division for private client at 1875 FINANCE as investment advisor.

3361 190X190    JEAN-ALEXANDRE MERY, CFA, Portfolio Manager.

Before graduating in 2010 from his Master’s in Finance at Audencia Nantes School of Management, Jean-Alexandre Mery undertook a year-long internship in Risk Management with Commerzbank in Frankfurt. During the final year of his studies, he contributed to the development of a start-up specialized in crowdfunding and based at the Parc Scientifique in Lausanne.

After graduating, he started with J.P. Morgan (Private Bank) in Geneva as a middle office analyst, subsequently joining the Asset Management division for private clients at 1875 FINANCE four years later. Jean-Alexandre is also a CFA charterholder.


RAFAEL DA SILVA, Portfolio Manager.

Rafael Da Silva began his studies in Nice in 2013 gaining a Degree in Economics Management.

After his Master's in International Finance & Banking at ISEM, which he began in 2017, he completed a 6-month internship as an Assistant in Asset Management department at 1875 FINANCE, Geneva.

In November 2018, he joined 1875 FINANCE (Luxembourg) SA as a Portfolio Manager.