ABOUT US

3V Asset Management AG is an independent asset manager. The company, which was founded in 1999, is supervised by FINMA, the Swiss Financial Markets Authority, We specialize in Swiss stocks and shares, with the key focus being on managing the 3V Invest Swiss Small & Mid Cap Fund.

3V’s team of specialists have a long track record of analyzing the market and the companies involved and are in regular contact with the latters’ management.

We are a long-term investor and want our companies to enjoy sustainable success. We also expect modern standards of corporate governance and always exercise our shareholder rights.

Open communication with our investors is extremely important for us at 3V Asset Management AG.

Martin Lehmann (b. 1981) is CEO and Fund Manager for the 3V Invest Swiss Small & Mid Cap Fund

Martin is passionate about Swiss stocks – and in particular about the small and mid-cap segment, an area where he has more than a decade of experience. Before joining 3V at the beginning of 2008, Martin worked for more than five years for UBS, ending up as an equity sales trader for its investment bank. After seven years successfully co-managing the 3V Invest Swiss Small & Mid Cap Fund, Martin became the sole fund manager in 2015.

He has a degree in business economics from the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and speaks German, English, and French. In his free time, Martin is a keen sportsman (football, tennis, jogging) and likes to go hiking in the mountains.

Tim Schläpfer (b. 1988) is Deputy CEO and Fund Manager for the 3V Invest Swiss Small & Mid Cap Fund.

Tim has been interested in investing since his youth and has over seven years’ professional experience of European stocks, with a particular focus on Swiss, German, and Scandinavian companies. After starting his career in Mergers & Acquisitions (IBD) at Credit Suisse and UBS, he spent several years as an investment analyst at RBR Capital Advisors. Tim joined 3V Asset Management AG in January 2019.

He has an M.A. in Banking & Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and speaks German and English. Tim is an endurance athlete, skier, and golfer.

Plinio Zanetti (b. 1952) is the fund’s Portfolio Manager His career in finance stretches back some 36 years, during which time he has focused in particular on Swiss shares.

His broad expertise of the investment industry comes from many years of working for the Credit Suisse Group (Bank Leu AG, later Clariden Leu AG) and Swiss Re. He was Managing Director and head of Bank Leu’s investment office from 1998 to 2002. From 2003 to 2005, he was Head Equity Europe at Bank Julius Bär’s asset management operations, where he managed Swiss and European equity funds. Additional expertise in the portfolio management area came from managing the largest equities fund in Europe, along with a large number of institutional mandates. Plinio has worked at 3V Asset Management AG since January 2016.

He is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and speaks German, English, Italian, and French. He is also an avid wine lover and a keen student of Farsi.

3V Asset Management AG’s Board of Directors are experienced professionals drawn from the areas of portfolio management, risk and compliance, and macroeconomics:

  • Jürg Brupbacher, Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Alfred H. Rüedi, Member of the Board of Directors
  • Martin Lehmann, Delegate to the Board of Directors