Committed to Switzerland.

Our values

Through our long-term investments we will protect and create jobs in Switzerland. We are committed to Switzerland.

We are not a private equity company. We always make long-term investments from funds of F. G. Pfister Holding. Our thinking and actions are characterized by high ethical principles based on the ideas of our founder F. G. Pfister.

The successful, long-term development of our company, social responsibility towards our employees and the environment are at the heart of our commitment.

Our corporate group has a decentralized organizational structure. The individual operating companies have a great deal of entrepreneurial freedom in decision-making.

Investment criteria

  • Our aim is to have holdings in different industries.
  • Size of investment per company up to a maximum of CHF 50 million.
  • Proven business model with long-term profitability. Ecological, social and societal criteria as well as responsible management are taken into consideration.
  • Active influence on management and company organization as well as the right to participate in the executive board.
  • Holdings in profitable, medium-sized and larger, private and also listed companies with sales of “at least CHF 10 million”.
  • Excluded from this are financial investments and holdings whose products and services are not in line with the values of F. G. Pfister Stiftung.
  • Majority holdings or distinctive minority holdings, whereby only minority holdings with significant earnings potential are possible.
  • Holdings in companies requiring restructuring and reorganization are usually rejected.

Our approach

We define our investment approach on the basis of the same long-term, entrepreneurial vision and shared understanding of culture and values. The focus is on partnership and ensuring the long-term survival of the company.

We attach great importance to the active involvement of management and employees. Our thinking and our actions are always focused on the long term.  F. G. Pfister Beteiligungen AG under the umbrella of F. G. Pfister Stiftung secures success for generations for Swiss companies.