Mr. Per Wimmer
CEO, Wimmer Family Office
In 2011 Per Wimmer founded Wimmer Family Office based in London, UK. The current investment strategies of Wimmer Family Office are:
1) The Wimmer ETF Plus Strategy – Investment into ETFs across asset classes with CTA overlay aiming to achieve a low to medium risk profile with double digit returns.
2) Eastern European Commercial Real Estate. Focus on prime locations in Prague, Budapest and Bucharest.
3) Natural resources (mining, oil & gas, green energy) and hard assets, real estate, infrastructure, aviation and shipping.
4) Emerging Market Hedge Funds Investment Strategy – Investment into locally based Emerging Market funds with a strong track record spanning a minimum of three years.
5) Other opportunistic ad hoc investments.
Per Wimmer is expected to be the first private Dane in space and has three trips to space lined up on three different rockets. Per has completed space training such as Zero-G, centrifuge and flying various fighter jets.
As he is fulfilling his dreams through space exploration, Per conducts his charity activity within Wimmer Space. Wimmer Space works with charitable organizations to inspire children to live their dreams – whatever those may be. This includes school presentation and financial support.
On Oct 6, 2008, Per Wimmer wrote world history when successfully completing the world’s first tandem sky dive over the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest.
Adventure travelling has taken Per all over the world. His experiences range from spending time with the tribes of the Amazon forest to walking on live volcanoes in Hawaii; from skiing at the highest facility in the world in Bolivia to riding across the USA on a Harley Davidson (and back!). He has visited 70 countries on Earth.
Per is the author of three books including “Wall Street” talks about bubbles in the financial markets, along with anecdotes from his time in the world of global finance. “The Green Bubble”, published in English, Danish and Swedish promotes the argument that for green energy to be truly sustainable, it must be commercially sustainable.
Per Wimmer founded Wimmer Financial in 2007. Wimmer Financial is a merchant bank/corporate advisory firm specializing in natural resources (mining, oil & gas and green energy), real estate, infrastructure, aviation, shipping and project debt financing.
Per Wimmer was awarded a Master of Public Administration and the Don K. Price Award from Harvard University with concentrations in business, finance and international relations. Per Wimmer also holds a Master of Laws degree from University of London and B.A. / M.A. degrees in law from University of Copenhagen. He is fluent in French, English and Danish with some knowledge of Spanish and German.
Per Wimmer worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York and London, including during its IPO, covering European Equity products into Scandinavian-based financial institutions. Furthermore, Per Wimmer has been working for MF Global/Man Group and Collins Stewart/Canaccord.