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Paralegal - Private Markets Corporate Secretary

Job Information

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with USD 60 billion in assets under management and more than 550 institutional clients in 37 countries. An international team of over 500 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, London, Paris, Vaduz, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.

The Private Markets operation team needs to expand its corporate secretary capabilities for approximately 250 investment funds/entities which operate in various jurisdictions. The position includes the following activities:

  • Assisting with all aspects of  the corporate secretary related operations of our private equity investment funds/entities for the following jurisdictions: Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Germany, UK, France, USA, Cayman and Guernsey;
  • Support organizing meetings of Board of Directors of investment funds/entities  This includes:
    • preparation of agenda items, board packs and follow up of action points;
    • ensuring that timetables are set and followed, that board packs are issued in a timely manner;
    • attendance of Board meetings and writing of corresponding minutes;
  • Support organizing general meetings of shareholders (e.g. Annual General Meetings) of investment funds/entities. This includes:
  • preparation of convening notices and proxies in cooperation with the service providers;
  • monitoring of the collection of proxies and follow up of action points resulting from the minutes of the meetings;
  • Coordinate the signing of documents relating to the day to day operations of investment funds/entities including circular board and shareholder resolutions;
  • Work closely with our internal and external service providers in various jurisdictions and liaise with notaries, lawyers and authorities;
  • Maintain all entity related information and keep our master data management system up-to-date;
  • Participate in projects contributing to the overall operating efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Swiss commercial degree (or equivalent);
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience preferably in a similar role in the Fund/Asset Management/Trust industry;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and German;
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Hard working and entrepreneurial self-starter with an eye for detail;
  • Team Player with an open mind-set and a sense of humor as well as with good inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Strong desire to learn, succeed and develop within a role;
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work under pressure;
  • Competence to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues both internally and externally;
  • Confidence to interact with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.

Contact Information

If you are interested in becoming an integral part of a successful alternative investment management team in an international, multicultural working environment we will be pleased to get to know you soon.

For further information please contact our HR Business Partner, Ms Franziska Rohner.

LGT Capital Partners Ltd.
Franziska Rohner
Human Resources
Phone: +41 55 415 96 20


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Franziska Rohner

HR Business Partner
LGT Capital Partners AG