PECUNDUS GmbH is a Munich-based based company to provide training services to industry professionals. It is specialized in conducting on and off-site training workshops on Finance-related topics. The company was founded in 2012 by Dr. Marcus Schulmerich who is the Managing Director of PECUNDUS and Senior Trainer.

Dr. Schulmerich has 15 years of experience in the asset management industry. His professional experience covers positions in equity portfolio management, fixed income portfolio management, risk management and product management. He started is professional career at the asset management entity of Commerzbank (now part of Allianz Global Investors, AGI) and PIMCO.

Dr. Schulmerich is the Global Portfolio Strategist at SSgA in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for active quant equity (AQE) strategies, passive equity strategies and smart beta equity strategies with extensive experience in the hedge fund industry. He started at SSgA in 2006 and was the head of the AQE strategy team in EMEA from 2011 to 2015. SSgA is the second largest institutional asset manager worldwide. For SSgA he also conducts various internal trainings as well as external trainings for key clients in the EMEA region, Asia and South America with a focus on Sovereign Wealth Funds and Central Banks.

Dr. Schulmerich holds a Doctoral Degree from the EBS University in Wiesbaden/Germany, an MBA from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, MA/USA and an M.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Mainz/Germany. He is a frequent speaker at asset management conferences and publishes regularly on a variety of finance topics.

Since 2005 Dr. Schulmerich is a guest lecturer for Derivatives, Portfolio & Risk Management, Alternative Investments and Financial Engineering at the EBS-Business School in Wiesbaden/Germany, one of the top business schools in Europe (EBS Business School Ranking). He also hold teaching assignments at the Technical University of Munich and the University of Applied Sciences in Munich.

He has published extensively on portfolio management, risk management, interest rate modeling, real options valuation and behavioral finance and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Dr. Schulmerich
Dr. Marcus Schulmerich