MBAER Bank - The Swiss Merchant Bank

The Bank with a Soul

Patrick Quensel

Head Investment Advisory, Partner

Patrick joined MBaer Merchant Bank in October 2021.

With a broad background in the investment management industry, he is responsible for our advisory solutions. His competences are in multi-asset portfolio management, risk management, systematic investing and global macro.

Patrick is member of the Investment Committee.

Key professional milestones

Before joining MBaer Merchant Bank, Patrick worked for an investment management boutique and helped to grow the business across various dimensions. With more than 10+ years of experience, he has gained broad insights within the financial services industry.

Multi-asset investment solutions for UHNWIs and institutional clients

As Head Investment Advisory & Senior Portfolio Manager, Patrick worked with highly sophisticated clients (UHNWIs, institutionals, SWFs) and implemented state-of-the-art investment solutions.

  • Managed tailored multi-asset portfolios and generated tactical trading ideas for advisory clients.
  • Developed and managed two award-winning CTA strategies for institutional clients.
  • Created overlay and hedging strategies for multinationals and pension funds.

Co-manager of the family office unit & digital innovation

As part of the management team, Patrick co-designed and grew the family office unit, serving complex global client structures.

  • Developed a multi-family office platform and managed diverse portfolios consisting of private equity, real estate, art and crypto.
  • Built a digital multi-asset managed account platform as a modular investment solution.

Investment research

As Head Investment Research, Patrick managed the research team and built the cross-asset investment framework.

  • Responsible for primary and secondary research focusing on global macro, sectors and companies.
  • Leveraged data analytic methods for assessing investment hypotheses and developed several rule-based investment strategies.


  • MBA from INSEAD
  • Master in Banking & Finance (University of Zurich)
  • Bachelor in Banking & Finance (University of Zurich)

 Patrick speaks fluent German and English.

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