Our core expertise is primarily focused on European and US financial and capital markets.
We cover access to the Asian financial markets and emerging markets through first-class contacts and various financial instruments. We have more than 600 million Euros in assets under management.
Our competent team and flat organisational structures form the basis for quick decisions. Functionality and transparency are at the heart of everything we do. This creates an environment of authenticity, credibility and performance.
After 18 years at the renowned Berenberg Bank, including more than 15 years in the financial metropolis of Luxembourg , and many years of experience in the private banking sector, he joined Freie Internationale Sparkasse (since April 2021: FIS Privatbank) in 2009. Since 2010, he has been responsible for the back office as a member of the Executive Board. His areas of responsibility include Accounting and Regulatory Reporting, IT and Organization, and Back and Middle Office. In addition, he holds the functions of Chief Risk Officer and is an executive member of the Board of Directors of our subsidiary Inter-Portfolio Verwaltungsgesellschaft S.A..
Markus Schachner took over as CEO of FIS Privatbank in 2020. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Schütz Family Office, and before that a partner at the international management consultancy McKinsey & Company. Mr. Schachner has over 15 years of experience in the financial sector and has worked for leading banks and asset managers in German-speaking countries and internationally. As a member of the Management Board he is responsible for the trading, treasury and credit divisions. As Chairman of the Board, he is also responsible for the strategic direction of the bank.
Chief Investment Officer
As an experienced asset manager, he is a valued capital market expert and top fund manager. Even at a young age, before his training as a banker, he was fascinated by the complex global financial and capital markets. After completing his training at Sparkasse Bremen, he moved to the financial center of Luxembourg in 1996. In 2001 he was instrumental in setting up Inter-Portfolio Verwaltungsgesellschaft S.A. and has now been managing director and successful fund manager for over 15 years.
Head of Wealth Management
After many years of experience at large and renowned financial institutions, including Dresdner Bank and Westdeutsche Landesbank, he has been active for over 20 years in the banking center in Luxembourg in various client- and capital market-oriented functions. His track record includes the management of an outperforming money market fund and an excellent track record as asset manager and capital market expert. In 2011 he joined the FIS Privatbank team and is responsible for our asset management.
Chief Information Officer
In his almost 30 years of professional experience, the banking specialist has become acquainted with the banking business from a variety of perspectives at various Luxembourgish banks and internationally operating software firms. His main tasks are in the areas of analysis, conception, design and implementation of banking topics and requirements related to information technology. Since joining the company in 2019, he has been in charge of the IT / Organization division. Together with his small team of qualified and motivated specialists, he is responsible for the implementation of the bank's digitalization strategy, among other things.
Head of Finance
As Head of Finance, Katja Huber - Blattmann joined our team in 2015 and is responsible for Accounting, Financial and Regulatory Reporting as well as Risk Controlling. as a highly qualified banker, she has almost 30 years of professional experience in the banking center of Luxembourg in various areas and functions.
Head of Operations
Since the beginning of his career in the banking sector, he has built up an excellent expertise through more than 30 years of professional experience. For more than 25 years, he has successfully applied this expertise in the Luxembourg financial center in leading positions in the area of operations. In addition to this outstanding technical expertise, he has in-depth knowledge of all aspects of funds, process restructuring / modelling and project management. He joined our team in January 2021 and is responsible for Operations.
After working in various positions in Germany and Luxembourg, including at a Luxembourg subsidiary of a German private bank, he joined the team of wealth advisors at FIS Privatbank in 2009. As a certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM), Certified Financial Manager (CeFM) and insurance expert, his core expertise includes the development of individual wealth concepts as well as client advisory services.
At Deutsche Bank and most recently a longstanding, successful position at a major German savings bank in upscale private banking are just two of the highlights of his career. Since 2016, he has been contributing his expertise as a financial expert at FIS Privatbank. Personal commitment, empathy for customer needs and the experienced development of individually tailored financial solutions from investment to financing are the hallmarks of the experienced business graduate and financial consultant.