Given the potential of Asia, its population and economic power there is no way to keep this door closed. Our network allows us to source opportunities and investors alike from this region.


As the financial capital of Europe, there is no way around London to keep a foot in the door especially when it comes to the private equity and hedge fund space.

As the financial capital of the world many doors open with the right network that often originates in New York and continues to produce talent and phenomenal opportunities across the alternative investment spectrum.




Berlin is the undisputed start-up capital in Europe that offers phenomenal investment opportunities in technology ventures and disruptors of businesses. Many of the large savvy US Investors have in recent years pushed this door open to discover and invest in the German Capital.


Welcome to Xandance & Partners

We open doors for you!

Based on the shores of Lake Zürich with Partners world-wide, Xandance & Partners connects family offices globally. We source and share select investment opportunities, private transactions, and direct investments in the alternative investment space. We act as a sounding board for your investment ideas and thoughts!

Our network of family offices, founders and fund managers give us access to unique investment opportunities.

This network consists of professionals globally, covering

the spectrum of alternative asset classes. Furthermore, our network provides a range of services needed within the family office space.

Our deals range within the private equity and venture capital space, with a strong focus on German speaking Europe and are socially responsible and disruptive. Every deal has undergone a rigorous due diligence process to qualify for our own portfolio.



Future oriented. Sustainable.

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  • Our goals are aligned. We only share what we invest in.

  • Xandance stands for strength and conviction.

  • We are a family office that has deep roots in the alternative investment space.




We are engaged to support sustainable fish farming across species to help grow healthy fish close to the consumer.

 It is our aim to produce healthy, chemical-free and locally produced protein targeted for local consumption. Thus, we are supporting local jobs,  a fully sustainable production, ESG compliance and also helping to reduce CO2 emissions by preserving the open waters.

We are offering access to a leading commodity trade finance manager based in London. This business is supporting Small and Medium sized enterprises globally with their short-term financing needs. The manager applies through a ESG process that analyses the risk for each transaction at commodity and country level, investing only within its defined product remit. Financing SMEs is key to support vital businesses, keep supply chains working and preserve vital jobs in key industries.

In the MedTech space we are working with university research teams focusing on cancer treatments as well as stream-lining testing procedures, helping patients to get results faster and more reliable and reducing health care costs with the aim to start relevant patient treatments faster.

In the real estate area we are sourcing off-market opportunities with a strong focus on German speaking European countries across sub asset classes.


Meet The Team


Werner has over 30 years of experience across asset classes globally, ranging from trading and sales of emerging markets equities to managing the business development departments of several hedge funds globally to sourcing several exciting investment opportunities in the private equity and real estate space. Werner is an entrepreneur who uses his vast network to source, match and exit opportunities. Werner´s international career began with Robert Fleming in Frankfurt, UBS in London, Morgan Stanley London/Singapore where he co-managed the international sales desk to JP Morgan in London and Frankfurt responsible for the banks most senior continental relationships. Later he managed the business development of a multi billion USD commodity macro hedge fund in New York. Werner lives in both Zürich and Berlin. His global network of family offices and other investors combined with a very deep understanding of the alternative investment space has led to the creation of Xandance & Partners with its mission to offer Family Offices a source of knowledge within the alternative investment space.

Werner Schünemann

Founder & Managing Partner

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Associate Partner


Moritz joined the Xandance Team with an MBA in Economics based in Frankfurt am Main. Prior and during his MBA studies he worked as a data analyst and field service specialist at

Bormann & Gordon in Frankfurt – one of the leading business consultancy and research companies in POS and shopper research.

He also managed a team selling different gold related investment products for individual financial objectives like retirement

provision and as a safe haven in the portfolio at PGD Gold Sales.

Moritz built his international experience through work & travel in New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Spain for several years as a travel consultant for Thomas Cook.

At Xandance he is assisting the partners in the firm’s daily operations. His fresh and open-minded spirit helps us in serving as a first point of contact for new business inquiries and requests for information about the firm and its offerings. Furthermore, Moritz is acting as a brand manager, supporting and servicing clients.

Moritz is fluent in Spanish, English and German as his mother language. He is passionate about music by playing multiple instruments and is an avid tennis player, snowboarder and swimmer.

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James Doe

Felix joined Xandance after managing and trading a FX portfolio for Mercury Forex AG in Switzerland. His responsibilities included trading, investor acquisition, and relationship management. Prior to this, he gained experience in Supply Chain management at Adidas in Amsterdam, managing the optimal utilization of factory capacity and aiming to ensure article availability globally. Further experiences include roles in consulting for a Swedish E-commerce company, business development at a Berlin based startup, as well as change management and process optimization at a management consultancy in Frankfurt.
Felix supplements his work experience with studies in the Rheingau, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden where he acquired his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Business respectively. International experiences include exchange semesters in London and Singapore.

At Xandance he will focus on expanding the product reach within family offices in Europe, the U.S. and beyond positioning the sustainability angle of projects looking to raise growth capital. 

Associate Partner

Felix von Hanstein

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Xandance & Partners GmbH

Obere Chergerten 10

CH-8712 Stäfa

Telephone: +41 43 537 5234


Company number: CHE-421.516.553

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