SWITZERLAND – Zurich based Vontobel Private Equity is to launch two new direct investment products, Vontobel Early Stage Ventures and Vontobel Late Stage Ventures, to be funded by the Vontobel Group.

The Early Stage Ventures is designed to for investment in European technology companies whilst Late Stage is aimed at the European technology and life sciences sector.

Both are open to selected third party investors.

In addition to the launch, Vontobel Private Equity is also expanding its advisory and management services by offering tailor made private equity programmes to institutional investors and high net worth individuals.