Who we are

ACT Capital is an independent boutique financing arranger with complete capital sourcing capabilities and a focus on the infrastructure markets. Our mission is to provide deep expertise, experience and talent to help maximize our clients’ strategic and financial objectives. We specialise in advising non-investment grade, small and mid-size companies that require private debt and alternative financing. We have extensive expertise in arranging asset-backed, covered and collateralized bonds with considerable experience in structured finance. ACT Capital works with large institutional capital providers for deals ranging from $50 million to $200 million. We maintain active relationships with a broad network of institutional investors, sovereign funds, investment banks, private and public debt funds, wealth managers and family offices.
We combine service, flexibility and extensive knowledge of the marketplace to ensure clients’ needs are met with highest level of expertise.

Key People

Daniel Sterneby | CEO

Daniel has over twenty years’ experience in the financial industry. Before joining ACT he worked for Banque Havilland and Kaupthing Bank in Luxembourg. In 2002 he was part of establishing Svenska Handelsbanken Branch in Zurich. Prior to that he was the head of investment management at Svenska Handelsbanken Haninge Centrum Branch in Stockholm. Daniel holds a BBA in Business Finance from Örebro Universitet in Sweden and a BBA in Economics from Johannes Kepler Univeristät Linz in Austria. He speaks Swedish, English, German and has basic knowledge of French and Spanish.

Daniel also serves as Executive Chairman of ACT Asset Management and is responsible for the day-to day management of both companies.

Maryam Bassiri LL.M. | Head of Structured Finance

Maryam has over twenty years’ experience in the financial industry covering the Emerging Markets. She holds a Master’s Degree in Law from University of London, and specialises in securities law and syndicated loans. She has an extensive experience in legal structuring, compliance and capital markets with a broad network of corporate and institutional clients around the globe.

Maryam speaks English, French, Spanish and Luxembourgish and has dual nationality Luxemburger/Canadian. She has held various positions at Société Générale, EFG Bank, ATAG Asset Management and other financial institutions in Luxembourg, Switzerland, France and Canada.

ACT Capital GmbH
Beethovenstrasse 48 | 8002 Zürich
+41 43 499 06 50
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ACT Capital GmbH
Sihleggstrasse 23 | 8832 Wollerau

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