Alain Nydegger

Alain is Portfolio Manager of Pala Assets’ Mercurius Fund and is responsible for the fund’s strategic setup. He joined Pala in 2013 and created Mercurius in 2017 as an independent fund specialising in stressed, distressed and contrarian situations with a high emphasis on attractive risk–reward prospects.

Alain has more than 13 years of experience across multiple industries and serves as a NED on several boards in the food and technology sector. Before joining Pala in 2013, he worked in Institutional Sales at Bridport & Cie, and before that, as a Portfolio Manager at Pictet & Cie, Banquiers.

Alain holds an Executive MBA from IMD Lausanne and a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from HWZ, University of Applied Science, Zurich.