Christian Vartian

Christian Vartian has more than 20 years of work experience in real economy investment banking. After his studies he worked as a specialist for the implementation of entire industrial enterprises thus advising private as well as public companies on infrastructure, real estate, and power plant projects, amongst others the Austrian electricity company and Gaz de France. In doing so, he worked closely together with U.S. investment banks.

During his investment activities in the real economy he was mainly involved in projects that generated cash flow for refinancing and barely needed equity capital. After the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, Vartyan resigned from these activities and started to focus on holding, measuring and hedging of precious metals. The respective performance of gold, silver, platinum and palladium has been monitored in weekly publications since 1st January 2010.

Christian Vartian became Head of Commodity for the Swiss asset management companies GIP AG and Valex AG in 2012. Together with the CEOs of GIP AG and Valex AG he is working as asset manager for a precious metal fund of Vatex and the LGT Group.