Principalium Capital AG is a family office and investment management company focusing on the management of implied volatility driven strategies.
Alex Orus has devoted the last 20 years in the asset management industry focusing a wide range of asset classes such as equities, fixed income, and alternative assets. Previously, Mr. Orus founded Blue Diamond Asset Management AG where he was the CIO & Managing Partner. At Blue Diamond he established several investment strategies in the areas of momentum (CTA), fundamental valuation (Global Macro) and an implied volatility (VIX). Prior to establishing Blue Diamond in December 2009, he was Managing Director of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (GMO) in Europe, where his duties included developing and delivering a broad range of innovative investment strategies to European and Middle Eastern institutional investors. Mr. Orus was Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors AG, Switzerland, where he successfully introduced and supported a suite of global and domestic equity and fixed income index funds specifically designed to meet the needs of Swiss investors. In addition to his asset management experience, Mr. Orus has substantial experience in the integration of information technology and financial markets, gained when he was a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting AG (Accenture), Zurich, Switzerland. B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut, USA.