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strategic partners

Dr. Thomas Bächtold


Dr. iur. et lic. rer. publ. HSG
Notary Public
(Kanton Zug/Switzerland)

Dr. Thomas Bächtold is a family office professional with over 30 years of experience in the family office and wealth management industry. He specializes in asset structuring, growth, and control, with a focus on family wealth. Dr. Bächtold has held leadership positions at Pictet Group, Citibank, and UBS, where he led family office teams. He has been managing the assets of wealthy families, particularly families in Switzerland and Germany, overseeing their investment strategies and ensuring financial success. As a trusted advisor, he has been instrumental in guiding these families through complex financial decisions and providing tailored solutions to meet their unique needs. Additionally,  Thomas Bächtold has served as a member of investment committees, leveraging his expertise to drive informed decision-making and maximize returns for clients.

He is an attorney-at-law and notary public and studied law and economics at the Universities of St. Gallen and Bern. In addition, he holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and has received advanced training in financial market law and leadership development.

NexGen has a strong and active partnership with Recentis in Switzerland.


Recentis is a Swiss based advisory and consulting boutique focusing on Family businesses, SMEs & Family Offices. The partners of Recentis have a longstanding expertise in Swiss Private Banking,

Family Office and top management consulting.


In particular, Recentis is providing the following services

            - Consulting and advisory projects for Family companies, e.g., strategy, expansion, financial & legal structuring

            - Governance review, control and supervision of operating Family businesses

            - Operational performance of Family business, e.g., group organization, efficiency gains

            - Transaction and M&A advisory e.g., buy/sell side support valuation, due diligence, portfolio review


Dr. Daniel Hasler

MBA Oxford &
Ph.D. Biochemistry 

Daniel Hasler has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Physical Chemistry and worked in consulting at McKinsey, with Credit Suisse, in a Family Office and now own an IT company. He demonstrates sound project management skills with a structured approach, and delivering timely results. He shows strong analytical skills, being able to build expert knowledge on new topics quickly and developing out-of-the-box, yet pragmatic and implementable, solutions. His proven leadership capabilities are evident in his recruitment, building, and leading of teams, both as direct reports and on a project basis. He adeptly leads a heterogeneous group from diverse departments and backgrounds.

Daniel possesses broad experience in an international environment, particularly in emerging markets such as the Middle East, Asia, and Eastern Europe. He has a deep understanding of various corporate department needs, including Legal, HR, Compliance, Accounting, Controlling, Risk, and IT, based on his close cooperation as a project leader. His entrepreneurial business-building background is characterized by his ability to challenge, improve, and make things happen. Additionally, he demonstrates the ability to introduce change in an environment with conflicting interests of stakeholders.

Lic. oec. Jean-Luc Zehnder

Jean-Luc Zehnder is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in the financial industry. His experience includes serving as an Investment Director at a Family Office, where he successfully navigated the complexities of the investment landscape and optimized returns. At PwC, Jean-Luc spent a total of 7 years in M&A Advisory, providing valuable insights and guidance to clients in both London and Zurich. He further solidified his reputation at Julius Baer as Director of Direct Investments.

Jean-Luc's key competences lie in direct investments and M&A advisory, with a strategic mindset and analytical prowess to navigate complex financial landscapes. He also possesses extensive knowledge in corporate strategy consulting and business development, making him a valuable asset for organizations seeking growth and expansion.

MA in Business Administration
and Finance 

Based in Schlieren, Lviv & Ternopil. IT company Near-shore development capacity (80+ employees) providing software development (focus financial services & medical), consulting services in the IT area , data science, business review, digital strategy, end to end implementation.


NEXGEN has strong partnerships across Government, Public and Private sector and academics

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