Swaye Capital Management was founded in 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland. The managing partner, M. Samson Assefa, has close to 20 years experience in finance, the bulk of which was spent as a senior investment executive within the alternative space. The company has two divisions: Swaye Asset Management and Swaye Global Ventures.
Swaye Asset Management provides Discretionary Asset Management and Investment Advisory Services. With our experience and knowledge of managing multi-asset class portfolios we aim to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns. The company primarily invests through managed accounts which allows for be-spoke mandates as well as transparency. The target investor base are high net worth Individuals, family offices, institutions (balance sheet and pension funds) and sovereign wealth funds.
Swaye Global Ventures has two main activities. The first of these activities is Physical Commodities Trading/Intermediation, which is a proprietary business through a joint venture. The second is sourcing Private Equity Investment deals. It has a focus on frontier markets, with a bias towards Africa. With a vast network and association with research firms on the ground, it is able to provide qualified investors with unique opportunities.