Year of origin of the later Wegelin & Co. Privatbankiers, formerly the oldest private bank in Switzerland.
The 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd, headquartered in St. Gallen, is founded as a subsidiary of Wegelin & Co., under the former name "Wegelin Fondsleitung Ltd". 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd operates primarily as a Swiss fund management company of Bank Wegelin.
The 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd is sold together with the non-US business of Bank Wegelin & Co. to the Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative and renamed into 1741 Asset Management Ltd. In the following years, there have been numerous structural adjustments and a further change of name.
1741 Fund Management Ltd, headquartered in Vaduz, is founded as a further subsidiary of the Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative and functions as both a UCITS management company as well as an EU sales hub for the asset management of Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative.
1741 Fund Management Ltd receives the authorisation to act as AIFM in accordance with the AIFM Directive, which came into force in the same year, and launches the first AIF in Liechtenstein.
Markus Wagner and Benedikt Czok found the 1741 Holding Ltd and acquire under its roof on 13th October 2016, both 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd and 1741 Fund Management Ltd. The newly formed 1741 Group acts independently since that day.
The 1741 group launched the 1741 Diversified Lending Fund and welcomes Dr. Konrad Hummler, Christian Verling, Dr. Lars Jaeger and Adrian Gautschi in the advisory board
The 1741 group opens a new location in the villa zinggeler in the heart of Richterswil to cover the region Zürich.
The 1741 Group opens another location in Luxembourg and now also offers its clients the possibility to set up Luxembourg investment funds.