Asset Management Boutique

specialized in behavioral finance

we combine practical experience with academic research


We excel due to:

  • Behavioral finance as foundation

  • Empirically proven equity strategies

  • Transparent and rule-based investment process


Strongbox Capital AG was founded in 2016 as an independent and innovative asset management boutique located in Zurich. Our focus: rule-based investment strategies based on behavioral finance.

Detached from conventional theories, behavioral finance enables us to develop innovative and transparent investment strategies for our clients. Years of academic financial market research in the field of behavioral finance lay the foundation of our solutions. We combine academic and practical experience for the success of our customers. This empowers us to systematically generate attractive returns and protect the capital of our clients. Long-term wealth preservation is the key focus of our investment strategies.

Our clients include institutional investors and wealthy families.

Strongbox Capital is a member of the VQF, a self-regulatory body supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, and a member of BOVV VFQ, an industry organization for independent asset managers.

Our Principles

give us identity

We act


Integrity is one of our core principles. Credibility and moral reputation are prerequisites for satisfied customers, entrepreneurial success and sustainable living - in financial markets as well as in competition for customers and employees.


We act in accordance with values and laws as well as regulatory requirements. Thus, we are aware of our responsibility to society, customers, business partners and employees.


Dealing with our clients' assets requires great care. Therefore, we handle all customer matters with clarity, transparency and reliability in order to earn trust. We share much about ourselves and are regulated by independent institutions.


We are a reliable and trustworthy partner. This is underlined by our innovative solutions, which we always develop with long-term focus. We ensure that each portfolio develops exactly as we promised.


Our customers' needs come second to none. Hence, we handle all customer requests flexibly and quickly, we keep the promises we have made, we stand up for mistakes and we are available with straightforward assistance. We act holistically and with a long term focus.



We are an independent asset management boutique based in Zurich which specializes in rule-based behavioral finance investment strategies. The team has more than 60 years of financial market expertise.

Portfolio management, risk management and corporate development are among our core competencies.

We are looking forward to meeting you!


Board of Directors

Dr. Christian Kurz
Dr. Christian Kurz
Managing Partner |
Board of Directors
Joscha Rosenbauer
Joscha Rosenbauer
Managing Partner |
Board of Directors
Bryan DeBlanc
Bryan DeBlanc
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Prof. Dr. iur. Patrick L. Krauskopf
Prof. Dr. iur. Patrick L. Krauskopf
Board of Directors
Bernhard Maier
Bernhard Maier
Board of Directors
Stefan Theis
Stefan Theis
Board of Directors


We put as much time and care into our hiring decisions as we do into our investment decisions and we take a long-term approach to both. Working at Strongbox Capital means becoming part of a highly skilled and focused team. It means joining a team committed to generating attractive long-term returns and being part of a collaborative, results-oriented culture. Any openings will be posted here and on the relevant job search engines. Please feel free to send an unsolicited application to


Behavioral Finance is a still quite young field of finance. Hence, we would like to cast a light on interesting or new research results.

  • The secret behind the contrast effect
    by Dr. Christian Kurz Certain stimuli and their effects can be described through the so-called contrast effect. When information demonstrates a special appeal, it attracts more attention and is often perceived more strongly. This is called the contrast effect. The […]
  • What determines success in risk and compliance?
    Mark joined Strongbox Capital in October 2018 as Risk and Compliance Officer. He offers many years of practical experience in financial market law and the area of ​​risk and compliance. He has been practicing as a commercial lawyer in Zurich […]
  • Are you also subject to a control illusion?
    by Dr. Christian Kurz People have a strong desire for control or the personal ability to influence things. They want to be able to influence their own destiny. Nobody wants to be helpless. There is a natural need to cause […]
  • How the order of information influences its processing
    by Dr. Christian Kurz Let’s indulge in a little thought experiment: Imagine a person who is intelligent, hard-working, impulsive, critical, stubborn and jealous. What is your first impulse regarding this person? Would you like to meet him or her? And […]
  • Compliance as a customer and competitive advantage
    Patrick is a “compliance animal”: He has in-depth entrepreneurial and academic compliance experience thanks to his law practice in Switzerland, the EU and the US, as well as his academic background. As chairman of a Zurich law firm and professor […]
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