Investment Opportunities after Covid-19


WHY As investors worldwide try to look beyond the coronavirus crisis, our panelists reveal what to expect from a post Covid-19 future and discuss upcoming key investment trends.

WHO This webinar is designed for global institutional and private investors, family offices, wealth managers, RIAs, fund managers and service providers.

WHEN May 15th, 2020. 10.00AM Eastern Time USA / 4.00PM Europe / 5.00PM Israel



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Rafael Alcantara-Lansberg

Rafael Alcantara-Lansberg
Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner
Harbor Ithaka

Rafael Alcantara-Lansberg started working in the financial markets in mid-1997 on an EM bond arbitrage trading desk. He heads the firm’s global macro research efforts and sets the risk guidelines for the portfolio management team. His areas of interest include portfolio theory, asset allocation and the psychology of financial markets. For Rafael, Harbor Ithaka is about doing Wealth Management as it should be done: Excellent risk-adjusted returns should be consistent with an ethical practice; in fact they might depend upon it: “no excuses, no good enoughs.”

Martin Liechti

Martin Liechti
Parkview Group

Martin is a veteran of the wealth management industry, with over 30 years of experience as an advisor and leader. During his career at UBS, Martin advanced from a client advising function to General Manger, leading a team of 1600 bankers throughout the Americas.

Martin has also made a mark in philanthropy and education. Martin held a leading role with the UBS Optimus Foundation, which became one of the largest of its kind in Switzerland. His training orchestra for young people, the Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra, grew to become one of the best training platforms for orchestras around the world. Martin is also a member of the board of the Theodora Foundation, the largest clown doctor foundation in Switzerland, which has a sizeable footprint in Europe.

Martin attended the Swiss Banking School and the New York Institute of Finance, and he holds a Federal Banking Diploma from Switzerland.

Giuseppe Cicatelli

Giuseppe Cicatelli
Bacalia Group
(Panama )

Giuseppe Cicatelli is an Italian born International Businessman and President of Bacalia, a business conglomerate and investment holding company with 16 subsidiaries and 200 employees within the Group. Chairman of the Board of Fundación Bacalia, and a funder of Downside Up, an international charity organization supporting children with Down’s Syndrome. Bocconi University Graduate with a Finance Master’s Program at the New York University Stern School of Business and an Executive Program at Harvard Business School.

Zvi Schechter

Zvi Schechter
General Partner
Crescendo Ventures

Zvi Schechter co-founded Giza Venture Capital (“Giza”) in 1992 following 20 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, research and company valuations. At Giza, Zvi focuses on communications and information technology. As Chief Investment Officer, Zvi is responsible for identifying significant trends, overseeing deal flow, due diligence and portfolio valuations.

Zvi is responsible for Giza investments in Takadu, ViewFinity, Continuity, Soluto, StorOne and WalkMe and has been involved in numerous successful investments including Cyota, Telegate, MoreCom, Yadata and Oridion.

Zvi is a member of the Investment Committee of Swanlaab Venture Factory.

Zvi co-founded Giza Group in 1985 and served as a financial adviser to major Israeli banks and government-owned companies undergoing privatization. Previously, he was Chief Economist at Leumi & Company Investment Bankers with responsibility for advisory services, corporate finance, due diligence, fundraising and underwriting.

Zvi earned his MBA from Tel Aviv University and a BSc in Economics and Management from the Technion, both magna cum laude.

Zvi served in the IDF (Israel Defense Force) as Budget Officer in the Ordnance Corp in the rank of Captain. He oversaw the Corp’s Research and Development budgets during this period.