Merlin Ruchti is Associate at Waterland in Zurich, Switzerland.
Prior to joining Waterland full-time, he completed various internships at Paragon Partners in Munich, Waterland Private Equity and led fundraising efforts for NGOs in Switzerland.
Merlin studied Banking & Finance (Bachelor) at the University of Zurich (UZH). In his thesis, he investigated the value creation and performance of the buy-and-build strategy in a case study with Ufenau Capital Partners. During his studies, he gained international experience by completing a semester abroad at Seoul National University in South Korea.