The Pictet Group is owned and managed by eight managing partners. With CHF700 billion in assets under management or custody, Pictet is a leading independent wealth and asset manager, based in Europe. There have been only 45 managing partners since Pictet was founded in 1805. The principles on which Pictet has thrived over two centuries – independence, long-term thinking, partnership, responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit – have remained unchanged. Its purpose is: to build responsible partnerships – with clients, colleagues, communities and the companies in which it invests. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Pictet employs 5,000 people across 30 offices in 19 countries worldwide.