Baar-Zug, Switzerland, November 2, 2023
Blue Earth Capital AG (“BlueEarth”), the specialist global impact investor, today announces the appointment of Daniel Perroud as Managing Director and Head of Fundraising & Investor Relations.
Daniel will be based in the Group’s headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, supporting in raising funds across its multi-asset strategy, encompassing private equity, credit, and funds and co-investments. In the Fundraising & Investor Relations team, previously known as Client Solutions, David Keel will continue to focus on servicing and expanding Blue Earth Capital’s relationships with LPs across the DACH region.
BlueEarth has recently demonstrated significant investor confidence, surpassing $1bn AUM and closing its Credit Strategies II fund at $108.5m, about 10% over its initial target.
During his 25-year career, Daniel has established deep experience in private markets, working as Switzerland Country Manager at Muzinich & Co, and Sales Director at Franklin Templeton. He has also held roles at Arthur Andersen, UBS and Harcourt Investment. He joins Blue Earth Capital from BlueOrchard, where he led the Fundraising team since 2019 working with LPs to meet fund commitments and develop products across asset classes.
Daniel Perroud, Head of Fundraising at Blue Earth Capital, commented: “I’m very pleased to be joining the dynamic and driven team at Blue Earth. Impact investment has a clear role to play in addressing the biggest social and environmental challenges of our time. I’m looking forward to working with some of the most talented and experienced figures in the industry and building on their existing strong track record of supporting communities and environmental causes globally”.
Stephen Marquardt, CEO of Blue Earth Capital, commented: “Daniel’s appointment at BlueEarth comes at an exciting time for the firm, and we’re confident his expertise, network and passion in impact investment will help to accelerate our growth. With Daniel on board, we will continue to address some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges whilst delivering competitive financial returns.”
About Blue Earth Capital AG
Blue Earth Capital AG is a global impact investment firm headquartered in Switzerland, with operations in New York, Konstanz, and London. BlueEarth seeks to invest in businesses that address pressing environmental and social challenges, whilst generating market-rate financial returns. The firm was initiated in 2015 by Urs Wietlisbach, one of the founders of Partners Group, and is backed by the Ursimone Wietlisbach Foundation. For more information, visit www.blueearth.capital.
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