Our Team


Markus Scharhag (l.) und Patrick Schwaack (r.)

Markus Scharhag

Founder Creating Alpha Capital

Initiator Creating Alpha Fund - German Champions

With almost 20 years of experience in advising institutional investors in the German market, Markus brings a lot of know-how for German shares and companies. After completing his studies at Ludwig Maximilan University and education as a banker and stockbroker, he worked for some of the most renowned names in the industry, such as Bankhaus Reuschel or Merck Finck Privatbankiers, and most recently served on the management board of KochBank in Munich. In recent years Markus has successfully advised numerous international funds.

Before his time in the financial industry, the current family man can look back on a 12-year career as a volleyball professional in the first leagues in Germany and Switzerland. During this unique time Markus played 300 stakes in the 1st league and was on the court 100 times for Germany.

Patrick Schwaack

Managing Director and Founder Creating Alpha Capital

Head of Digital Roadshows and Communication

Consultant for Foundations and Donation Partners

As a communication specialist in the team, Patrick personally cares for all Creating Alpha donation projects and foundations to ensure a close and trusting relationship with our partners. After completing his studies at the Technical University of Munich, he already managed his own marketing agency and founded Munich's largest beach event location, the Munich Beach Resort. After the sale of both companies Patrick remained true to the communications industry as Head of Sales EMEA at Uniplan, a global player for live communication or as Head of Business Development at brands and emotions in Munich.

Patrick also has a sporty past, with over 10 years as a volleyball player in various professional leagues, such as in Germany, France, Greece and Qatar, as well as for the German national team. His greatest successes include the German Cup victory and winning the Military World Cup. Today's husband and father brought it in his active time on more than 250 first league games and played over 50 times for Germany.

Strong Partners



Management Company

IFM Independent Fund Management AG was incorporated in 1996 as Liechtenstein's first bank-independent management company.

It provides financial intermediaries with a neutral platform for the creation, management, and ongoing administration of investment funds domiciled in Liechtenstein as well as support to foreign funds for the distribution of their units in Liechtenstein.

IFM Independent Fund Management AG is prudentially supervised by the Financial Market Authority Liechtenstein (FMA) and holds a license as a management company pursuant to the Act on Certain Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITSA) as well as the Act on Investment Undertakings for Other Securities or Real Estate (IUA) and a license as an AIFM pursuant to the Act on the Management of Alternative Investment Funds (AIFMA).

IFM Independent Fund Management AG is also a founding member of the Liechtenstein Investment Fund Association (LAFV).




Vogt Asset Management

Fund Management

Vogt Asset Management was established in 2006 as an independent asset management company. Apart from financial advice and asset management, the range of services offered by Vogt Asset Management includes deposit analysis and financial control. We are distinguished by our detailed knowledge and lengthy experience in the investment business as well as fulfilment of family office responsibilities. We place great emphasis on individual customer service. Because of our ideal company size we are in a position to serve institutional customers in addition to our satisfied private clients.





Custodian Bank Creating Alpha German Champions

Neue Bank AG's tradition is that of a classic Liechtenstein private bank. At the same time, we pursue a forward-looking corporate policy and are open to new developments. In this way, we are at all times able to offer our domestic and international clients modern and comprehensive service that meets the highest quality standards. Of crucial importance in this regard is that the client, who is at the focus of our activities, benefits from individual solutions tailored to meet his or her needs.



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The shares of the funds of Creating Alpha Capital GmbH are not approved for distribution in all countries of the world. For the issue, exchange and redemption of units abroad, the provisions applicable there shall apply. The information provided on the Creating Alpha Capital GmbH web pages is not intended for distribution to or use by natural or legal persons in jurisdictions or countries in which the distribution or use violates the local laws and regulations. Natural persons and legal entities affected by these prohibitions may not access the websites of Creating Alpha Capital GmbH.

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past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance;
the investments in foreign currencies are subject to exchange rate fluctuations;
the development of the net asset value depends on whether the redemption price exceeds or falls below the issue price paid by the  investor.
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