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Egon von Greyerz

Founder and Chairman
Born with dual Swiss/Swedish citizenship, Egon's education was mainly in Sweden.

Egon von Greyerz began his professional life in Geneva as a banker and thereafter spent 17 years as the Finance Director and Executive Vice-Chairman of Dixons Group Plc. During that time, Dixons expanded from a small photographic retailer to a FTSE 100 company and the largest consumer electronics retailer in the UK.

During the 1990s, Egon von Greyerz became actively involved with financial investment activities including mergers and acquisitions and asset allocation consultancy for private family funds. This led to the creation of VON GREYERZ as an asset management company based on wealth preservation principles.

VON GREYERZ is now the world’s leading company for direct investor ownership of physical gold and silver outside the banking system. Our vaults include the biggest and safest gold vault in the world, located in the Swiss Alps. Clients include High Net Worth Individuals, Family Offices, Pension Funds, Investment Funds and Trusts in over 90 countries.

Egon von Greyerz makes regular media appearances and speaks at investment conferences around the world. He also publishes articles on precious metals, the world economy and wealth preservation.

Insights & Articles

GOODBYE DOLLAR – HELLO GOLD

Or, we could say  “Goodbye Paper Money  – Hello Real Money”. We have for some time warned investors that the era of the dollar as a reserve currency is coming to an end soo...

Egon von Greyerz / May 13, 2009

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Gold gains against all major currencies in Q1 2009

Gold outperformed most assets in the first quarter of 2009. On the Matterhorn Asset Management website the  Gold charts pages show that  gold gained between 4% and 7% against major currencies  in Q1 2...

Egon von Greyerz / April 9, 2009

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G20 – Lies, damned lies and Gordon Brown lies

Gordon Brown has really surpassed himself in creative alchemy. He has turned $100 billion of G20 new commitments into $5 trillion of air! Take $100 billion of committed new money, add $500 billion of...

Egon von Greyerz / April 3, 2009

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G20 meeting will fail

This week there will be a meeting between G20 leaders and central bankers in London to save the world economy. Let us make it very clear – the meeting is bound to fail. There is no chance that t...

Egon von Greyerz / March 30, 2009

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A Devalued Gordon Brown

In our February Newsletter we discussed the bankrupt UK econony. MEP (Member of European Parliament) Daniel Hannan makes a scathing attack on Gordon Brown and his failure in running the UK economy,  i...

Egon von Greyerz / March 27, 2009

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Bankers beware

by Egon von Greyerz The incitement to violence is gaining momentum and the latest example is an article in the Daily Mail: Seize their Porches and throw them in jail! Shameless bankers are worse than...

Egon von Greyerz / March 22, 2009

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Quantitative easing = Unlimited printing

by Egon von Greyerz The Fed decided yesterday to spend another $ 1.15 trillion to try to save the financial system. They will spend $ 750 billion to  buy mortgage backed securities and $ 300 billion t...

Egon von Greyerz / March 19, 2009

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The alchemist invests in gold

by Egon von Greyerz Everything the world’s most successful hedge fund manager has touched in the last couple of years has turned to gold. Now he is also investing in gold. This will be the first...

Egon von Greyerz / March 19, 2009

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