Saidler & Co. is a Swiss merchant banking firm controlled by the Saidler family. As of 2018, the firm managed assets of EUR 8bn through its portfolio companies.
The firm was founded on the family’s long investing history of backing entrepreneurs who the family felt were ahead of their times. The core competence of the firm lies in deal origination and structuring, fundraising, private equity and public equity transactions, due diligence and research. Saidler & Co.’s expertise is in technology, and financial services, with a differentiated view on the future of those industries.
The ancestry of the family can be traced back to the political and cultural capital of the former Habsburgian imperial and royal monarchy (k.u.k monarchy) in Vienna, Austria. The origin of the firm Saidler & Co. is ascribed to the foundation of the textile business by Wenzel Saidler in the year 1862 in Vienna.
The firm deploys capital alongside that of a selected group of leading private and institutional investors. Saidler & Co. employs 25 investment professional across its offices in Switzerland and Luxembourg.