Plenum investments AG enters in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) business with new employment of Portfolio Manager Dirk Schmelzer, the plenum investments AG complements their product line specializing in alternative investments to the investment segment of the insurance-linked securities (ILS). With Dirk Schmelzer, the plenum investments AG won a designated Fund Manager in the cat-bond sector. The 37-year-old has an extensive knowledge and experience in the management of ILS structures. The success of the cat-Bond Fund managed by him bolster his personal performance record in an impressive way. Most recently, Dirk Schmelzer was the Falcon private Bank AG, Zurich, AIG Privat Bank AG, Zurich ex for many years worked. During this period, Schmelzer of lead Portfolio Manager in the field of cat bonds worked and managed approximately 200 million Swiss francs. Before that Dirk Schmelzer worked research and analyst alternative investments for the VZ VermogensZentrum AG as Deputy Head of the Fund. Dirk Schmelzer has the conclusion as Economic engineering of the Technical University of Braunschweig and holds the title of Chartered alternative investment analyst, CAIA, as well as the hedge-Advisor (EBS/BAI). “Our position as to pursue specialized investment House, the identification of new fields of investment and the engagement of selected investment professionals of central importance is. With Dirk Schmelzer we have won a well known and successful cat-bond experts, which complements our portfolio of specialties in an ideal way, as Raimond Schuster, CEO of the plenum investments AG.