About Robert Vinall
Rob is the founder and managing director of RV Capital GmbH. He started RV in 2006 and is based in Switzerland. RV advises the Business Owner fund and manages accounts that mirror the fund. The investors are a mixture of endowments, family offices and private individuals. In total there are around 100 investors made up of family offices, endowments and private individuals. Rob enjoys a direct relationship with them.
The fund can invest worldwide across all sectors. Investments are selected based on four criteria: Will the company be around and flourishing in ten or more years’ time? Is the company building a long-term competitive advantage? Does the management set the right example? And is the price attractive? If all four criteria are met, the fund buys with the intention to own for a long time. Concentration in single companies is high with around 10 holdings in the portfolio.
RV Capital is a purpose-driven company. It aims to make its investors, companies, and fellow capital allocators more successful by being a thoughtful and engaged partner. RV hosts all three constituencies at its Annual Gathering every January in Engelberg.