Press release

03. Mär 2023

Chameleon Asset Management to expand its executive management

Bond boutique Chameleon Asset Management, which is based in Basel, is reinforcing its executive management and expanding its sustainability expertise. Gianluca Biggi will be the new Co-CEO and Brian Mattmann will join the strategic committee of the FINMA-licensed manager for collective assets as an independent member of the Board of Directors.

Gianluca Biggi to reinforce executive management

Gianluca Biggi will reinforce the executive management, consisting of Co-CEO and founder Carlos Zanotelli and COO Mauro Bärtsch, as the new Co-CEO. As an established expert in convertible bonds, Biggi brings with him a profound knowledge of asset management. After holding various positions at UBS and then as Head of Asset Management and a member of the Executive Board at Jefferies (Switzerland) AG, the qualified business economist most recently headed a single-family office.

“It is a great pleasure for me to continue to develop the convertible bond boutique that Carlos Zanotelli successfully founded in Basel together with him. Chameleon Asset Management AG’s philosophy of responsible action is completely in line with my aspirations.”

– Gianluca Biggi, Co-CEO


Gianluca Biggi

Brian Mattmann brings strategic ESG expertise to the Board of Directors

Brian Mattmann has been elected as a new member of the Board of Directors. Mattmann is a proven expert in sustainable investments with many years of experience in academia and business practice. He researches and teaches on sustainable investments at the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ, part of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

“We are delighted to have Brian Mattmann, with his in-depth sustainability expertise, on our strategic board. Brian Mattmann is the ideal reinforcement to further embed our sustainable investment strategies at the strategic level and on the Board of Directors. We want to remain committed to a sustainable investment process in order to meet the multi-layered sustainability needs of our clients.”

– Carlos Zanotelli, Co-CEO and founder


Brian Mattmann
Member of the administrative board

About Chameleon Asset Management AG

Chameleon Asset Management AG was founded by Carlos Zanotelli in Basel in 2007, with its primary area of expertise in convertible and fixed-interest bonds.

As a financial boutique, Chameleon Asset Management AG has positioned itself as a pioneer of sustainable investing in convertible bonds which primarily looks after institutional investors such as pension funds, family offices, banks and asset managers. Since 31 December 2019, Chameleon Asset Management has been authorized by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA as a manager of collective capital assets.

Contact for the media:

For further information, images and documents, please contact:

Gianluca Biggi, Co-CEO
+41 61 633 77 77

Dominik A. Lüthi, Media Relations
+41 76 427 22 40

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