ThomasLloyd appoints Head of Corporate, Wholesale and Institutional Marketing as part of continued expansion plans

Zurich, 4 August 2022. ThomasLloyd, the specialist impact investment solutions provider, advisor and asset manager, has hired Marc Fischer as managing director, Head of Corporate, Wholesale and Institutional Marketing.

In this newly created role, Marc Fischer will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s marketing activities across professional and institutional investors globally. Based in Zurich and starting on 2 August, he reports directly to chief executive Michael Sieg.

Marc Fischer joins ThomasLloyd from Fidelity International in Zurich where he spent four years, most recently as head of Marketing Switzerland, Austria and CEE. Prior to that, Fischer held several senior roles at Credit Suisse over his seven-year tenure at the Group, most notably as Global Head of Marketing of Credit Suisse Asset Management.

Commenting on the appointment, Michael Sieg, ThomasLloyd Group’s chief executive, said: “Marc Fischer joining ThomasLloyd is another important milestone in our growth strategy and ambition to continuously evolve and strengthen our brand.

“With a proven track record working with global financial institutions and engaging with a wide range of investors internationally, his experience will directly support our mission: providing current and new investors with the opportunity to invest and deploy capital where it makes the greatest environmental, social and financial impact.”

ThomasLloyd is a pioneer in impact investing in high-growth and emerging markets across Asia, having financed and invested in real assets across the full life cycle of development, construction, and operation since 2011. Over this time, the business has grown rapidly, diversifying into new markets, and expanding its product offering to reach a wider range of investors seeking to sustainably deploy their capital.

More recently, in 2021, the firm listed its ThomasLloyd Energy Impact Trust (TLEI) on the premium segment of London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) main market. The Trust attracted investment at listing from prominent British and European institutional and sovereign investors, including the UK Government via its MOBILIST initiative and has been awarded the Green Economy Mark by the LSE. It is the first and only dedicated company on the LSE providing direct access to sustainable energy infrastructure in the fast-growing economies of Asia.

ThomasLloyd is an accredited partner of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and an authorised partner of the European Investment Bank. The firm is also a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investments (UN PRI) and supports various initiatives for sustainable investment including the Asia Corporate Governance Association (ACGA), Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC), the Global Impact Investment Network (GIIN), Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Task Force (TCFD) and the Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF).

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