Chronology of a success story
The Syz Group has grown and flourished since its creation. Here are some of the major steps of our success.
Banque Syz opens a representative office in Istanbul.
Eric Syz steps up as CEO of the Syz Group, appointing a new CEO for each of the three business lines. Nicolas Syz is appointed Head of Private Banking in a move that brings both continuity and innovation.
Syz launches its private markets investment company – SYZ Capital under the leadership of Marc Syz.
Syz inaugurates its new Geneva headquarters at n°1 of quai des Bergues
Syz receives the "Best Private Bank" prize for the third consecutive year, awarded jointly by The Banker and Private Wealth Management magazines
Syz acquires Royal Bank of Canada (Suisse) SA.
Syz signs the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI)
Syz is ranked the soundest Swiss bank by The Banker, a Financial Times Group publication.
Assets under management top CHF 20 billion. OYSTER funds receive an award from Lipper
Syz Group assets under management top CHF 15 billion. OYSTER funds receive an award from Standard & Poor’s
Syz opens an office in Zurich and launches its global equities strategies the same year
Syz launches its new bond strategies
Syz opens its second office in the Ticino, in Locarno
Syz opens its Lugano office and a bank in Nassau and launches its new OYSTER European equities strategies
Assets under management exceed CHF 1 billion
Eric Syz, Alfredo Piacentini and Paolo Luban found Banque Syz and the OYSTER mutual fund