The magazine FONDS professionell, together with the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, awarded the prize at the German Fund Awards 2016. Among other things it was examined, whether the fund has been consistent within the range of the investment universe and whether the targets were attributable to the correct decisions of the management.

Established in 1997 in Luxemburg, Creutz & Partners Global Asset Management S.A.has been a keen supporter of the culinary arts. In 2012, Creutz & Partners launched Villa Louise, a 19th-century building in Aachen, Germany, attributed to the Gründerzeit period, which is used to host events, talks and is home to a brilliant culinary space where top chefs regularly visit. Villa Louise is a place of innovation, discussion and debate, it is also a place of culinary presentations and culture, with three-Michelin-starred chef of Victor’s Gourmet Restaurant, Schloss Berg in Perl-Nennig, recently cooking at the facility, while last year saw another three-Michelin-starred chef cook at Villa Louise – of restaurant The Table. Other chefs to have cooked at Villa Louise since its launch include of Aqua Restaurant, of Vendôme and , formerlyof Restaurant Lerbach.

Marcel Creutz left the asset management arm of Deutsche Bank’s Aachen branch in 1997 to establish Creutz & Partners, a bespoke boutique asset management company. He says: “There’s no one more conservative than us when it comes to protecting and increasing your asset.”

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