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We will give everything.

Structures that will last for generations deserve to be put in responsible, trustworthy hands – which is the reason we treat every mandate with the utmost care and expertise.


Dr. Benedikt Czok

Dr. Benedikt Czok

Managing Partner 1741 Group

Benedikt Czok has been CEO of 1741 Fund Solutions AG since 2016. He studied law at the University of Zurich between 2004 and 2009 and received his doctorate from the same institution in 2010. After working for a Zurich law firm, after his admission as Attorney-at-Law in 2012, he joined the Raiffeisen Switzerland Group as Legal Counsel. Before he was appointed CEO of 1741 Fund Solutions AG, he served as General Counsel in Asset Management of the Raiffeisen Switzerland Group. Benedikt Czok has outstanding expertise of national as well as international fund law and related supervisory practice. He advises numerous asset managers, management companies, and distributors in Switzerland and abroad. Benedikt Czok is a German citizen and speaks German, English, and Polish.

Markus Wagner

Markus Wagner

Managing Partner 1741 Group

Markus Wagner has been CEO of 1741 Fund Management AG since 2013. After studying law at the University of Innsbruck and completing his judicial internship, he worked for a law firm and an insurance company in Austria. In 2007, Markus Wanger joined the Austrian Financial Market Authority, division Conduct of Business and MiFID Compliance. After working for almost one and a half years, he switched to the Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority, where he became Head of the Supervision Department in the Securities Division in 2010. Following his supervisory activities, he moved to the Raiffeisen Switzerland Group in St. Gallen, and assumed responsibility for founding and building up 1741 Fund Management AG. Markus Wagner is an Austrian citizen and speaks German and English.

Stefan Schädler

Stefan Schädler


Stefan Schädler has been working for 1741 Fund Management Ltd since 2014 and, as a member of the Executive Board, is responsible for Risk Management and all operational processes. As a member of the management of ArcInvest Ltd and responsible for risk management at the sister company Ahead Wealth Solutions Ltd, he has gained much experience in the structuring and management of funds. Before that, Stefan Schädler worked for five years at UBS Ltd in Zurich, where he worked as a fund manager within asset management, gaining considerable expertise in the management of funds in various asset classes. In particular, his responsibilities included the selection, valuation, and trading of a variety of different instruments such as futures, options, swaps, structured products, stocks, and bonds. Stefan Schädler holds a Master in Banking and Finance as well as a Bachelor in International Affairs from the University of St. Gallen (HSG). Stefan Schädler is a Liechtenstein citizen and speaks German and English.

Alfred Gmünder

Alfred Gmünder


Alfred Gmünder has been working for 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd since 2017 and, as a member of the Executive Board, is responsible for Administration and Finance. Alfred Gmünder joined 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd (formerly Wegelin Fondsleitung Ltd) in 2009 and took over as Head of Fund Administration. Later, he served as Head of Finance in Asset Management at the Raiffeisen Switzerland Group. Prior to that, he spent 5 years as Head of Finance and Accounting at the bank advisory center bbz st. gallen ag and 3 years as Business Area Controller Private Wealth Management International at Deutsche Bank in Geneva. Alfred Gmünder holds the title of specialist in finance and accounting as well as the diploma of Swiss Fund Officer FA / IAF. Alfred Gmünder is a Swiss citizen and speaks German, French and English.


Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow
Always 1741.

Foundation of what would later become Wegelin & Co. Private Bankers, formerly Switzerland‘s oldest private bank.

1741 Fund Solutions Ltd with headquarters in St. Gallen is founded as Wegelin Fondsleitung Ltd, a subsidiary of Wegelin & Co.

Together with the non-US part business, Wegelin & Co. sells 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd to Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative and renames it 1741 Asset Management Ltd.

1741 Fund Management Ltd, headquartered in Vaduz is founded as a further subsidiary of Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative functioning both as a UCITS management company and an EU distribution hub for Raiffeisen Switzerland Cooperative‘s asset management.

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.

Benedikt Czok and Markus Wagner found 1741 Holding Ltd and acquire both 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd and 1741 Fund Management Ltd on 13th October 2016. The newly formed 1741 Group is independent from this day on.

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 another location in Switzerland.

The 1741 Group opens another location in Luxembourg and now also offers its clients the possibility to set up Luxembourg investment funds.

The 1741 Group opens with the new office in Vienna, the first branch office in Austria.

January, acquisition of the oldest private label fund company in luxembourg and renaming to 1741 Fund Services S.A.

February, acquisition of Fairway Asset Management AG in Zurich, Switzerland, authorized and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA as a manager of collective assets.


Why 1741?

We make your decisions pay off.

Deciding for 1741 means choosing a real partner who will represent your interests robustly and at any time.

  • We are completely independent.
  • All expertise under one roof,
    we will not delegate to third parties.
  • Quick, careful and experienced:
    In most cases, you will receive a clear answer
    from us within 24 hours.
  • Transparent and fair cost structure:
    All of our costs on less than one page.
  • We also work with a flat fee upon request.
    That way, you know immediately how much our investment services will cost for the entire year.

1741 Group essentially consists of three national subsidiaries, which are located in Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Luxembourg and are supervised by the respective local financial market authorities. Besides being responsible for the fund business in Liechtenstein, the Liechtenstein subsidiary 1741 Fund Management AG operates branches in Luxembourg and Austria. All three national subsidiaries are fully owned by 1741 Holding AG, which is domiciled in Switzerland.

Our offices are located in Liechtenstein (Vaduz), Switzerland (St. Gallen, Altendorf, and Zurich), Luxembourg (Remerschen), and Austria (Vienna).

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