Cedar Holdings Group Limited (“Cedar”), a Guangzhou home grown private enterprise listed on the Fortune Global 500 and a commodities industry leader, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swiss based PENTAGRAM Wealth Management SA (“PENTAGRAM”) and with Woodman Asset Management AG and its UK affiliates (“Woodman”) with the intention to create a market leading independent Sino-Swiss (Cedar·PENTAGRAM·Woodman·Green Ash) Asset Management Platform.
To Cedar Holdings, the establishment of the Platform will help increase its footprints worldwide and improve its international influence. Cedar Holdings will also be able to enhance its asset distribution and management capability in supply chain finance and relevant fields while drawing help from this platform for its potential investment management.
PENTAGRAM and Woodman with its combined Swiss and UK regulated platforms have a strong local capability and reputation and the necessary licenses to manage active liquid asset classes and niche illiquid investments for UHNWI around the world. The common goal is to leverage these abilities, through close cooperation, to the mutual benefit of all parties involved.
Giovanni Zürcher and Alessandro Sonvico (PENTAGRAM) and Patrick Ferrari (Woodman) say: “Together with our partner Cedar we want to build the leading investment platform between China and Switzerland. The new platform offers European investors an easy way to invest into the fast-growing Chinese market. We are delighted to be in a partnership with such a reliable and strong partner in this promising Sino-Swiss project.”
Founded in 1997, Cedar Holdings is a Guangzhou home grown private enterprise listed on the Fortune Global 500 and a commodities industry leader. We ranked 301st on the list of Fortune Global 500 in 2019, with a total revenue of over $40.6 billion.
We are dedicated to building a world-leading commodities company. With “Limited Resources, Unlimited Values” as our development philosophy, we value limited resources and create unlimited values. Today, we are actively driving forward development and operation of the whole commodities chain across the globe, focusing on commodities resources, supply chain services and supply chain finance. While making continuous efforts in developing fine chemicals, new metal materials and commodities, we work on industry investment and its supporting services. We own two A-listed companies - Qixiang Tengda (002408.SZ) and Sinoer (002485.SZ). Headquartered in Guangzhou, we have branches covering Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany, France and the U.S., as well as offices spreading across Asia, Europe and Africa.
We insist on doing business of integrity and giving back to the society through Cedar Foundation. To foster a sustainable life in the future, we are committed ourselves to targeted poverty alleviation, green supply chain, culture preservation, community care and education. We, together with our partners and staff, are well on our way to create a cycle of shared love, making our life greener and better.
After two decades, our business is booming. As one of the most promising private enterprises that emerged from reform and opening-up in China, we stick to our mission - “Insist on Industrial Development and Value Creation for Our Country and Society”. Focusing on commodities as our core business, we strive to reinforce the foundation of Chinese industrial development and create values for our global clients.
PENTAGRAM Wealth Management SA is a Swiss company, which mainly provides wealth management services and investment advice. PENTAGRAM was founded in 2005 and is a member of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM) and of the Alliance of Swiss Wealth Managers (ASV/ASWM).
Woodman Asset Management AG is an independent investment boutique, providing family offices and private qualified investors access to complete investment solutions and niche investment opportunities in the public and private markets. Our team consists of investment professionals (Zug, Switzerland / London, UK) with profound experience, covering all major assets classes. Woodman was founded in 2010 as multi-family office in Zug, Switzerland and is authorised and regulated by FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority). In 2019, Woodman transformed itself in an independent investment boutique.
About Green Ash
Green Ash Partners LLP was founded in 2009 by Miles Cohen and Nick Freeman and is an independent investment manager (Regulated by the FCA) focused on providing liquid credit portfolio solutions to its institutional & professional client base. In 2017. Green Ash became part of the Woodman Group.