Altius Associates brings in Peter Pfister as partner, head of Asia-Pacific

27 September 2013   Category: News, Asia, Singapore   By Asia Asset Management

Altius Associates Ltd has appointed Peter Pfister as a partner and head of Asia-Pacific. He will be based in the firm’s Singapore office, reporting to Brad Young, head of investments. 
 
Mr. Young said: “We are very pleased to have secured Peter, an experienced and knowledgeable investment professional, with many years’ experience in global private markets to lead our Asian investment business.  His experience in the Asian private equity sector, and his knowledge of buyout, venture and growth capital in the region made him an ideal candidate for this important role. We looked long and hard for a leader to fit our needs, and I am very gratified that we have been able to attract someone of Peter’s calibre.”
 
Mr. Pfister joins Altius having been head of Asia-Pacific for Deutsche Bank’s private equity business, where he spent over seven years. Based in Singapore, he led a team responsible for business development and investment decisions across the region. Previously he had been a vice president of LGT Capital Partners in Switzerland.
 
Mr. Pfister said:  “I am very happy to be joining Altius Associates, whose quality and professionalism have long been known in the industry. There are great opportunities within the Asian investment markets, as well as increasing global private equity allocations from Asian investors, and I look forward to expanding the firm’s business across the region.”
 
Altius Associates currently advises and manages approximately US$24 billion in private equity and real assets funds for clients based across Europe, North America and Australia. It has offices in London, Richmond, VA and Singapore.