Based in Lugano, Global Funds Distribution Ltd (“GFD”) has been founded in July 2009 by a group of professionals with extensive experience in Asset and Fund Management: Matteo Pagani, Christian Barozzi and Giovanni Pagani. The company targets all the institutional investors active in the covered markets, in fact GFD aims to mitigate funds houses distribution constraints, setting up and taking care of new channels within several financial markets, through its representative office in Lugano. Moreover, an alliance with its Swiss partner, Global Funds distribution SA gives rise to strategic synergies and increases firm visibility.
GFD is a duly organized company authorized and regulated by the FINMA, to act as distributor in the Switzerland. It distributes high-quality active investment funds, relying on an open architecture structure and exploiting its remarkable professional network. GFD is an independent finance firm specialized in the selection and distribution of investment funds to institutional clients.
The different experiences of the partners allowed them to build a reliable network of professional relationships with the major players of the market, enabling GFD to offer a highly qualified, independent and alternative advise. The company aims to facilitate new distribution channels to those foreign funds willing to enter into the Swiss market, with a stronger focus in the Swiss-Italian market. GFD develops with clients strategic objectives as a consequence of a thorough analysis of their needs and characteristics. GFD is one of truly independent providers of collective investment products operating in Switzerland. Its focus is on B2B distribution of selected investment funds managed by prestigious independent fund managers, small and medium-sized financial boutiques.