Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG

Assessment of the current and proposition of alternative foreign currency hedging strategies

IFBC was mandated to analyze the current currency management structure of Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG and to identify and assess alternative hedging strategies based on the direct and indirect FX exposure.

Gregor Furrer & Partner Holding AG specializes in the import and distribution of the brands Völkl, Uvex, Marker, Descente, Chervó, Dalbello and Vaude.


Development of financial policy

IFBC established in cooperation with IWB the financial policy, which describes the basis of financial management of IWB. In a first step, financial principles were defined taking the legal environment and the ownership strategy of the canton of Basel-Stadt into account. Based on these principles the main guidelines within the different fields of financial management were specified and summarised.

IWB is a utility company for energy, water and telecom-services in the region of Basel. In addition, IWB is a leading company for services in relation to renewable energies and energy efficiency.


Assessment and improvement of management reporting

IFBC was engaged by Helsana to systematically review the reporting for the attention of the executive management and the board of directors. At first, the requirements to the reporting according to current best practice were defined. Based on a structured assessment of the different reportings potentials of improvements were identified and recommendations of action were provided.

The Helsana Group is the leading health and accident insurance in Switzerland.


Development of a financial policy for familea

IFBC was engaged by familea to develop a financial policy. Based on the financial targets of the current strategy of familea the main principles of financial management at familea were defined. The main focus of the project was the development and description of a value-based management approach for familea as a non-profit organization and the definition of guidelines for financing and investments.

familea is a non-profit organization in the area of Basel. The offer covers childcare facilities in day care centers and children’s home as well as a specialized women’s advice and a service for foster parents.

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