6/21/22 10:38 AM - Lesezeit

A Century of Gutmann

Robert Karas

Chief Investment Officer

Let us celebrate an incredible 100 years of Gutmann history together! Over time, the house has experienced a great deal, changed, reviewed itself a lot and reinvented itself. Today, the energy of renewal still flows through the veins of the bank's corridors.

In 1922, the two brothers Wilhelm and David Gutmann looked to the future with optimism. This is the only way to make successful entrepreneurship possible. As then, such a spirit bestows on to us today the energy to overcome tomorrow's resistance and allows one's own business to be fit for the future.

In the sea of time, there are few rocks of stability

A company has nothing to do with a rock that just stands motionless in the surf. Yet, it comes with an unshakable stability in regard to wind and weather, storm surge and sun. 

I have come to know Gutmann as one of the companies most willing to change in my career to date. With this foundation, longevity is preprogrammed. Do we have the right to devise and initiate? Do our services meet customer needs? Where and how can we do more? What do we need to reduce? We regularly ask ourselves these and other questions. 

Owner- and partner-led, we can act faster than any other provider in the market. An advantage that has made us 100 years old. A value that we will continue to use in the future for the benefit of our customers. 

Exclusively committed to our customers

Gutmann is neither a distribution channel for foreign institutions nor part of a large banking group. Our economic success depends first and foremost on you, our satisfied clients. To continue to achieve this satisfaction, our employees must put their hearts and minds into their work. I am pleased to say that experience both on a regular basis. 

“It matters to me” is the emotion that is always at the forefront when we can do something better for you. It is the same emotion when a top asset manager travels to Salzburg or Prague to help a customer make the right decision. It is also the case when a young, dedicated colleague from the IT help desk personally solves a problem at my workplace. It is likewise the case when the CEO joins us for an in-house customer meeting to better understand what makes our customers tick. 

As an investor for our clients, we think globally. At the same time, we are at your side locally - personal discussions are important to us. This mix enables our future success and sets us apart from many others. 

Concentrate on what is core

Our investment solutions are driven by our convictions and we communicate our convictions to you, our clients. We commit to making the client experience as convenient as possible. What is convenient is defined by you. The form of information, the frequency and, above all, the scope and depth of our services depends heavily on your needs. 

It was the entrepreneurial spirit of the Family Gutmann that made the first 100 years possible. The will to actively shape the future unites us over time and gives us the necessary strength to continue. This vision is born of the ideas and commitment of all Gutmann employees and your feedback. So that you will continue to place your trust in us. 

In the 100th year of our existence, we have defined a roadmap for the future to refocus on what is important: 

We deliver conviction and convenience.


Disclaimer: This is a marketing communication. Investments in financial instruments are exposed to market risks. Past performance or forecasts are not reliable indicators of future results. Tax treatment depends on each client's personal circumstances and may change in the future. Bank Gutmann AG hereby explicitly points out that this document is intended solely for personal use and for information only. Publishing, copying or transfer shall not be permitted without the consent of Bank Gutmann AG. The contents of this document have not been designed to meet the specific requirements of individual investors (desired return, tax situation, risk tolerance, etc.) but are of a general nature and reflect the current knowledge of the persons responsible for compiling the materials at the copy deadline. This document does not constitute an offer to buy or sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell securities. The required data for disclosure in accordance with Section 25 Media Act is available on the following website: https://www.gutmann.at/en/imprint


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