1291 Group Geneva

Victor Sonnevelt

SALES DIRECTOR

Educational background: Victor holds a BA in History and Economic History as well as several Language Diplomas.
Professional stations: Victor has deep expertise in the financial industry, where he has beenworking for more than 20 years. He worked in various Private Bankingfunctions and markets for more than 10 years, where he used PPLIsolutions for his clients. In addition, he has been active in the area ofwealth structuring with PPLI solutions for a major life insurance providerfor more than 5 years.
Important values: Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. Oscar Wilde

Based in the heart of Geneva, we provide tailor-made solutions to private investors, asset managers, family offices, estate planners, trustees and other advisors. In the core of our planning, we use insurance concepts, either stand alone or in combination with other structures, such as trusts, foundations, companies or funds. We work with over 20 insurance companies and offer tax-compliant policies for clients in over 40 different countries.

The 1291 Group Switzerland Ltd is a Swiss-registered financial services company. It is licensed in Switzerland to provide insurance consultancy services and is regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

Our Oath of Independence:
Ensuring Quality Tailor-Made Wealth Protection and Insurance Solutions

How do we do it? We work with over 20 insurance companies in 10 different jurisdictions. With this geographical breadth, we are able to offer tax- compliant insurance solutions for clients from over 40 countries. Our typical clients are investment professionals and their (ultra-) high net worth clients. Our global financial solutions include:

  • Private placement policies (life insurance or annuity plans)
  • Universal life insurance (including premium financing)
  • High death benefit policies
  • Private and personalized pension plans and pension administration
  • Introduction to seasoned and successful portfolio managers and private banks
  • Assisting in the set up of trusts and companies by referral to our cooperation partners

Before entering our range of products, these are all tested and proven through our specialists. Our partners in the financial and insurance sector go through a thorough evaluation process and are continuously monitored by our experts.
Financial professionals and investors from all over the world benefit from our tailor-made investment solutions.

 

For more information about our Insurance Solutions, please contact us: info@1291group.com.

Victor Sonnevelt

SALES DIRECTOR

Educational background: Victor holds a BA in History and Economic History as well as several Language Diplomas.
Professional stations: Victor has deep expertise in the financial industry, where he has beenworking for more than 20 years. He worked in various Private Bankingfunctions and markets for more than 10 years, where he used PPLIsolutions for his clients. In addition, he has been active in the area ofwealth structuring with PPLI solutions for a major life insurance providerfor more than 5 years.
Important values: Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. Oscar Wilde

Caroline Bennett-Akkaya

PARTNER

Educational background: BA (Hons) in French Literature and Language Diploma in Sales & Marketing, CIM Certified Trust and Estate Planner (TEP)
Professional stations: 25 years in the corporate services and trust sector in the UK and Switzerland. Over the last 11 years in Switzerland I have held the following positions: Estate and Trust Advisor for Credit Suisse Trust Director of Business Development for PraxisIFM Group. Partner, swisspartners Marcuard Heritage
Important values: Integrity and trustworthiness are my core values and are at the heart of my professional and personal life.

Oliver Dätwyler

PARTNER

Educational background: Master of Laws (LLM)
Professional stations:After Law School at University of Zurich, first function at Compliance & Regulatory Specialist at Private Bank and later KPMG. 2007 diploma in Compliance Management (DAS) followed by several years as Legal Counsel at Credit Suisse focusing on OTC Derivatives, Securities Lending, REPO as well as Precious Metals Transfer to Relationship Manager for UHNWI Russia Desk at CS. 2013 to 2017 UBS at the UHNWI Russia and UK desk in Zurich. Responsible for market entry of a foreign controlled Bank in Switzerland.
Important values: Wonders are many and none is more wonderful than a human being.

1291 Group Geneva SA

Rue du Rhône 67
1204 Geneva
Switzerland
Phone +41 44 266 21 41
Email info@1291group.com

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