In 2008, he established Valreco AG, based in Zug, Switzerland, a financial services and investment company specialising in direct investments in public and private corporations, corporate finance, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions. As the founder and Managing Director of Valreco, he has been involved in a number of notable transactions, including the restructuring of one of Europe’s largest hedge funds and the reorganisation of distressed investments for a private German corporation in the biodiesel industry.
Previously, as an Investment Manager of Mercer International Inc., he was instrumental in the acquisition of a number of German industrial companies. During his tenure with Mercer, the company’s net assets grew by acquisitions and restructurings fivefold. Subsequently, as the Senior Vice President of Investment Banking at MFC Bancorp, a successor company to Mercer, he initiated and co-managed several transactions including the acquisition and integration of Bank Rinderknecht AG.
Claudio has graduated as Certified Banker & Merchant at the KV Business School of Zurich, Switzerland in 1982. After having passed basic military services, he gained his Diplomas in National and Business Economics in Zurich. He is fluent in German, English and French and speaks some Italian. Claudio is a resident of Winterthur, Switzerland.