EC21 is based in Luxembourg City.

About us

Created in September 2017, from the proactive and innovative collaboration between the three partners
  • European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) S.A., Luxembourg
  • Colombo Wealth Management S.A., Switzerland
  • Twenty First Capital S.A.S., France

Our Shareholders

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) S.A.

European Capital Partners is an independent Luxembourg based asset management boutique founded in 2010, jointly owned by the Edison Group and Léon Kirch. Specialist in European Value Equities, European Capital Partners aims at providing its investors with an active, flexible, high conviction, benchmark agnostic and long-term oriented approach that has proven its efficiency under different market conditions.

Colombo Wealth Management S.A.

Colombo Wealth Management S.A. is an independent Swiss Wealth Management Boutique and has been active for more than 40 years with offices in Lugano, Zurich and Geneva. Through its subsidiary, Heron Asset Management, it provides institutional and private clients with funds and products in various asset classes. Heron has an active market approach that aims to create performance for its clients regalrdless of market conditions.

Twenty First Capital S.A.S

Twenty First Capital S.A.S was created in 2011 in Paris to meet the new challenges and needs of institutional and private investors seeking innovative ideas and developing products capable to deliver superior results in the current challenging investment environment. Thanks to its multi-expert model and its multi-assets approach, Twenty First offers a range of high performing funds covering major asset classes and strives to bring together the leading experts and the best talent in the industry.

The three companies together manage approximately EUR 4.5 Billion (as of December 31st 2017).

The Board of Directors

Dr. Sibylle Peter

Sibylle Peter, has held various senior management positions in the past twenty years in the Swiss Financial and Wealth Management industry. Founder of the family office YSMA S.A. since December 2017, she is also an active member of the Executive Board of Colombo Wealth Management S.A., with responsibility for Business Development and Investment Services for International Private Clients as well as Family Office services. Sibylle holds a Ph. D. in Economics and an MBA from the University of Mannheim, Germany and studied also at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in the USA.

Stanislas Bernard

Stanislas Bernard, born and raised in France, has been in senior management of multiple investment firms for the last twenty years. Before founding Twenty First Capital in 2011, he worked for 14 years at Rothschild et Cie Gestion in Paris where he developed the Multi-Management Division and became CIO of the Alternative Division. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Paris - Panthéon Assas. Since 2006, he has been a lecturer at the Magistère Banque Finance of the University of Paris - Panthéon Assas, teaching a course on asset management.

Léon Kirch

Léon Kirch, born in Luxembourg in 1972, has been involved with Value Style Investing for twenty years now. He holds a Commercial Engineering degree from Solvay Brussels School and is a Chartered Financial Analysts. Having started his career in 1997 as Portfolio Management at Banque de Luxembourg, he mainly built his expertise and reputation as co-Portfolio Manager of the Nordea European Value strategy from early 2002 to Mid-2014. In August 2014 he became Partner at European Capital Partners where he launched his own European Equities strategies and get back to the roots of his “Entrepreneurial Value Investing” approach. Léon Kirch was founding President of the Luxembourg CFA Society and is a regular guest speaker at the University of Luxembourg.