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Senior Product Specialist, Credit Suisse Asset Management
Credit Suisse Fund Management
Presentation: Driving the digital transformation of education: Credit Suisse (Lux) Edutainment Equit Fund
The education industry is on the cusp of a digital revolution. In the era of automation, digitalization, and artificial intelligence, more efficient and entertaining forms of educational delivery are emerging rapidly, offering cost reduction and significantly improving access to education. “Edutainment” refers to the exciting blend of education and entertainment that enhances the learning process and fulfils the need for educating future generations. It enables learners to learn anywhere, at any time, and at a fraction of the costs that traditional methods would normally entail.
Pascal Mercier is a Director and Senior Product Specialist at Credit Suisse Asset Management. He joined Credit Suisse in Zürich in 2018 to focus on thematic equity funds. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager & Senior Analyst at Edmond de Rothschild in Geneva from 2009 to 2018. He was responsible for Hedge Funds’ selection and a member of the alternative investment committee of the Group. Prior to that he also served as Chief of Staff to the Group CEO.
Credit Suisse Fund Management:
Credit Suisse Fund Management S.A. (“CSFM”) is a Luxembourg-based subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group supervised by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier in Luxembourg. CSFM is licensed as a UCITS Management Company and as Alternative Investment Fund Manager under Luxembourg law. CSFM manages and globally markets UCITS and Alternative Investment Funds with AuM of approx. CHF 69,7 billion (as of 30.11.2020).