About Us

GENTWO unites decades of experience to assist clients and business partners with multiple interactive services into the huge untapped market with a recipe for success. Our unique methods have been tried and tested by major experts, analysts and investment banks, approving our successful business model.

With professional background credibility, GENTWO is here to ensure that your financial present and future are on the path to success. Our founders gathered the most qualified financial experts to benefit its clients and business partners today.

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Patrick Loepfe

Patrick Loepfe is a structured product and banking specialist, with more than 15 years of working experience in investment banking. His extraordinary mathematical and technological skills led him to be a key figure in Switzerland's fin-tech industry. Patrick was the mastermind and driving force behind Vontobel’s Deritrade - a disruptive business model for distributing structured products. He founded his own company, d-struct AG, in 2016 and became a leading independent advisor to banks and financial product issuers on electronic structured products distribution strategy and process optimisation.

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Philippe A. Naegeli

Philippe A. Naegeli is a talented business builder, with a strong track record in investment banking, general management, and leadership. Philippe founded and managed an international circle of financial institutions and institutional investment funds. He was the founder, CEO and sole owner of PAN Asset Management AG, which he sold to Derivative Partners Holding in 2012. Philippe is a managing partner and vice president of the board at Forstmann & Company Merchant Bank, USA, and co-founder of MainStrait AG, Switzerland. He has extraordinary experience in trading and creating tailor-made risk-averse investment strategies and products.

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Dionys Borter

Dionys Borter started his career as an independent consultant in 2001. Since the beginning of his working practice, he focused on the entrepreneurial needs of Startups (business plan support, financial setup). In addition to it, he participated in and was leading different smaller companies of the IT, New Media and engineering sector. He is specialized in providing Interims and Startup CFO services and implements Financial Change Management, focused on software and workflow evaluation and development. His current company, Borter GmbH offers administration and fiduciary services to its clients as well as to GenTwo AG

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Uroš Škorc

Uroš Škorc is a senior software engineer with over 15 years of experience at small and large international companies across different domains. Before joining GenTwo, he was a technical owner of the Deritrade platform and the leader of Vontobel's Web Applications team in the financial engineering division. Prior to joining Vontobel, he was acquiring his skills at the world's largest online sports betting provider bwin.com in Vienna among others.

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Gabriela Loepfe-Lazar

Gabriela Loepfe-Lazar is Attorney and Partner at Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Zurich since 2015. She has additional qualification in financial market law due to LL.M. in Banking and Finance. As a litigator, she has long-term forensic experience in the fields of civil and commercial law litigation and in protecting IP-Rights. In addition to it, she advises Tech-Startups in building-up their business in Switzerland and worldwide.

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Hristina Tsaneva

Hristina Tsaneva is a PhD candidate in law at the University of Zurich, Switzerland focusing on international arbitration of financial transactions. At the University of Zurich she completed also her LL.M. in international banking and finance law. She obtained a master in law from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria and Ghent University, Belgium. Hristina worked at the corporate legal department of Zurich Insurance and accomplished internships at the Zurich law firm Schellenberg Wittmer and the Vienna branch of UniCredit Leasing.

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Markus Huber

Markus Huber is Attorney at Schwärzler Attorneys at Law in Zurich since 2017. During his studies at the University Lucerne and during his working career he acquired advisory and forensic experience in the fields of contract, commercial, trade and corporate law as well as financial market law. While working for a Private Bank in Zurich he deepened his special knowledge in capital market, risk management and financial engineering.

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Gamze Palaz

After her apprenticeship at the cantonal administration, Gamze Palaz studied General Business Management in the USA. Right after that she started working for Credit Suisse AG in Zurich and in 2015 switched to Helvetische Bank. Over the past 10 years throughout her professional career she gathered vast experience in Structured Products while supporting the banks trading and sales teams.

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Toni Barros

José Antonio (Toni) Barros has been working with Structured Products cross assets for over 16 years. He started his career at Salomon Brothers that after a few mergers became Citigroup. During this time he has been selling from flow Derivative Products to complex Structured Products. He has also been working as a Financial Engineer at Vontobel and Financial Advisor for External Asset Managers at Credit Suisse. He has a long a profound Financial Products knowledge with traditional and also alternative investments (CAIA).

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Lydia Nadal Masson

Lydia Nadal is a structured product specialist with a career spanning 13 years in investment banking. She started as an Equity Derivatives structurer in HSBC Paris and shortly after was transferred to Hong Kong where she stayed for more than 10 years. Lydia knows the Swiss structured product market well from her early years in Paris. During her long career in Hong Kong, she built strong expertise of structured products by being exposed to the different specificities of Asian markets.

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Vincent Gessler

Vincent Gessler is a very well connected banking professional, with an entrepreneurial spirit and more than 23 years of industry experience. Vincent was by the age of 21 the youngest sales trader on the UBS floor in Opfikon (CH). Later he was successfully running a new issues platform and start-up in Switzerland. Before joining GenTwo he was the Head of Securities Dealing and for many years a member of the investment committee at BIL Suisse.

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Lucas A. Ereth

Lucas A. Ereth is an entrepreneur, marketer and content creator with an eye for success. He attended the Munich School of Management at LMU Munich and managed/ co-founded several startup companies based out of Los Angeles 'Silicon Beach'. In 2013 Lucas was an investment associate for Ocean Capital Inc., in New York, a merchant bank based out of Hong Kong and in early 2015 he joined Forstmann & Co. as a managing partner working directly with U.S. hedge fund pioneer J. Anthony Forstmann.

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Ramiza Naegeli

Ramiza Naegeli is a product manager and garment engineering specialist with more than 10 years of working experience. Before she joined GenTwo she was working as head of the product & design management team for a Swiss sports clothing brand. During this time and the intercultural business trips mainly to Honk Kong, China and Taiwan, she was acquiring the skills in project and strategic management and specialized her knowledge in team leadership and conflict management.

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Nadia Hochstrasser

Nadia Hochstrasser completed her Swiss Federal Professional Baccalaureate in Zurich. She started her professional career working for a law firm, wealth management and a well-known German private bank. And most recently in a renowned Zurich family office.

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Jérôme Simon

Jérôme Simon completed his undergraduate studies in Banking & Finance at the University of Zurich in 2018, upon which he joined GenTwo. During his studies he enjoyed international exposure, interning at a consulting company in Mumbai providing financial due diligence and credit monitoring services to the banking sector.

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We’re hiring top talent. Please send us your application if you want to help us in our endeavour. The ideal candidates are looking for a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where they can have an immediate impact on the business from day one.

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