Bank Frick’s Management Board, consisting of CIO Dr Kuno
Frick, CEO Edi Wögerer and CFO Roland Frick (from left
Statement from Bank Frick & Co. AG the violent death of
CEO Jürgen Frick
On Monday morning of April 7 Bank Frick CEO Jürgen Frick
was shot by a man. The deceased Jürgen Frick survived by
his wife Nora and three children. "The employees of the
Bank are stunned by the senseless act," says Bank
Frick-COO Edi Wögerer. "Words can not express our sorrow
for the loss of Jürgen Frick. We entbieten of mourning
Frick family our sincere condolences. "
The offense occurred yesterday just after seven clock in
the morning in the garage of the bank. The offender
Jürgen Frick was followed on foot after his arrival in
the parking garage. The offender fled after the fact to
some 20 kilometers away Ruggell in Liechtenstein, where
the police found his car. The police due to various
clues from the fact that he has directed himself. The
body of the offender has not yet been found.
The perpetrator tried unsuccessfully for years to
blackmail the Bank Frick
The offender is Juergen Hermann. The former manager of
Liechtenstein tried despite clear facts various
individuals and institutions in Switzerland and
Liechtenstein to blame for the collapse of his funds
Hermann Finance AGmvK in 2005. To the affected parties
by him, among other things, the Bank Frick & Co. AG and
Jürgen Frick belonged personally.
The highest Liechtenstein court - as well as all lower
courts - Hermann had dismissed the action in 2010 and
legally established that the failure of Hermann's Fund
represents "a fateful chain of different circumstances
and events» what third parties do not bear the blame.
Since then, Juergen Hermann had moved on to try the Bank
Frick to force financial concessions by threatening to
denigrate the bank with foreign institutions,
authorities and courts with baseless allegations to
them, "Shame, image and financial damage, as well as
maximum to cause trouble [...], "Hermann said. Against
Hermann were displays and cases pending due to threat,
coercion and blackmail heavier at the Liechtenstein
authorities. Hermann put his threats into action
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About the Bank Frick & Co. Ltd.
The daily operations of the Bank Frick & Co. AG lead
until further COO and CFO Edi Wögerer Roland Frick.
Bank Frick & Co. AG is a Liechtenstein private bank
based in Balzers. The bank was founded in 1998 is 100
percent control of the Frick family. Its core business
is retail banking with investment advice, asset
management and asset allocation. As at 31 December 2012
was the total assets of the Bank Frick 1'156 million
francs, the own funds 72.9 million client assets
amounted to 3.5 billion. Francs. The Bank Frick UK
Branch is a branch of the Bank Frick based in London.
The Bank Frick & Co. AG employs more than 30 employees.
As CEO of the private bank served until his death Jürgen
Frick. Chairman is former Prime Minister Dr. Mario
For further information please contact
mandated Press Officer of the Bank Frick & Co. AG
+423792 50 32
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Moving funeral of the murdered banker
, "Dad, we miss you so indescribably»
BALZERS - FL - The silence in Balzers (FL) feels like a
ghost. It's Saturday, shortly after 9 clock, the streets
are deserted. Everyone has gathered in the church of St.
Nicholas to (48 †) to remove it from the murdered banker
Jürgen Frick farewell.
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Jürgen Frick († 48)
On Monday morning banker Frick was shot.
A dozen people under police protection , the little
country in fear
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Discretely monitored a handful of police officers
cordoned off the entrances to the church and cemetery.
The limousine of Crown Prince Alois parked directly in
front of the church door. Still stands the Principality
of shock. On Monday morning, the former fund manager
Juergen Hermann (58) Banker Frick shot. In revenge.
Later, the police Hermann's car, his passport and his
jacket was on the Rhine. Has he committed suicide? His
body was not found by the killer is still lacking any
trace. Police are investigating in all directions. In
particular, whether Juergen Hermann has procured a
second passport and placed a false trail the Rhine.
In the church Noemi, the youngest daughter of the banker
reads, a suicide note. "My dearest Dad, you were just
pulled out of our arms. Dad, we miss you incredibly
The two older children Joshua and Larissa Frick took the
floor: "Dad, thank you for showing us how much warmth
can put in a man - and that tolerance of others grows
Tolerance of others! A property that did not possess the
killer of Jürgen Frick. He not only made Frick, but the
entire state, the judiciary, the Politestablishment and
the Princely House of the collapse of his fund company
in 2005, responsible. Since then he has led a fierce
campaign of revenge, sent hate mail and threats to many
people. 2011 showed it to the Bank Frick because of
threats and blackmail.
It was a murder with an announcement. The court
psychiatrist Christoph Burz (45) has warned two years
ago before Jürgen Hermann. On behalf of the
Liechtenstein prosecutor he created a filing reports and
discussions led to the conclusion that Hermann a "highly
narcissistic personality is" and was suffering from a
Burz warned several times against a possible risk to
third parties. But his warnings went unheeded. The court
believed prefer a private expert, Hermann himself had
committed. This came to a different conclusion than Burz
and Hermann classified as non-hazardous one.
Christoph Burz can not understand to this day: "Here you
can already ask whether the judge would have had to dig
deeper," he says. He could have at least welcomed, if he
had been invited to submit comments on the new
appraisal. "But nothing like that happened."
Instead, the authorities fail a second time: On Friday
before the murder Juergen Hermann sends again a hate
mail, even to the police. "This mail should have rung
alarm bells with the authorities," says psychiatrist
Was clearly visible content and the language ago that
Hermann's bitter struggle has reached a new level of
escalation. "He has become more and more removed from
reality in his own world."
The case does not reflect well on the Liechtenstein
justice. Extortion case against Juergen Hermann, the
authorities have not even decided whether to be charged.
And after three years! Sigvard Wohlwend, family
spokesman and Bank Frick, do not submit its comments. If
the family could initiate at a later date legal action
against the authorities, he leaves.
On Monday morning, it comes in Liechtenstein to the
drama: the former fund manager Juergen Hermann (58)
lurks Jürgen Frick († 48) in the basement of his bank in
Balzers on. Hermann shoots repeatedly Frick. The banker
is mortally wounded. Hermann Frick had threatened for
years. He made him responsible for the failure of his
investment company. After the deed Hermann fled with a
smart. The police later found his car and a suicide
note, but it is unclear whether Hermann has actually
killed. His body was not found.
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All Comments (1)
Isabelle Elis , Igis , via FacebookReport
Surely this is a very big tragedy and sad. But just so
you do not kill someone. There really must be something
serious happens when you can develop such hatred. The
family of Mr. Frick I kondoliere very much and wish a
lot of strength.
Murdered Liechtenstein Bank Chief Had
Sued Suspect for Extortion
By Jan-Henrik Foerster and Carolyn Bandel Apr 8, 2014
The murdered chief executive officer of Bank Frick & Co.
AG had sued his alleged killer for extortion three years
ago, according to the Liechtenstein private bank.
Juergen Frick, 48, was shot yesterday in the firm’s
underground garage in the town of Balzers. The suspect,
Juergen Hermann, fled the scene and appears to have
later committed suicide, according to a police
Hermann, a fund manager who has been embroiled in a
dispute with the government and Bank Frick, used the
firm as his depositary bank, Sigvard Wohlwend, a
spokesman, said by telephone today. After the fund’s
board of directors stepped down in 2004, Hermann named
himself sole chairman, prompting investors to pull
money, Wohlwend said. The bank reported him to
regulators and the fund was liquidated in 2005, he said.
Hermann blamed the government and regulator for
destroying his company, according to a website
registered under the name Juergen Hermann of Hermann
Finance AG. He had filed lawsuits seeking recovery of
200 million Swiss francs ($226 million) from the
government and 33 million francs from Bank Frick,
according to the website. His lawyer declined to comment
when reached by telephone today.
Hermann had been “publicly hostile” to the country’s
Financial Market Authority and some of its employees,
forcing it to take security measures in consultation
with the police, according to FMA spokesman Beat
Bank Frick today named Chief Financial Officer Roland
Frick and Chief Operating Officer Edi Woegerer as
interim CEOs. Roland Frick, one of the bank’s founders,
had been responsible for risk management and financial
reporting, while Woegerer has worked at the firm since
2000, Wohlwend said.
Bank Frick, which specializes in wealth management and
investment advice, managed about 3.5 billion Swiss
francs of assets on behalf of clients at the end of
2012, according to its website. The bank’s chairman is
Mario Frick, who was prime minister of Liechtenstein
from 1993 to 2001.
The firm was previously part-owned by Bawag PSK Bank AG,
the Austrian lender that almost collapsed because of its
links with failed U.S. futures firm Refco Inc. Bawag
owned 26 percent and Refco had a 4 percent holding in
Bank Frick, according to a report by the Austrian Press
After Austria bailed out Bawag in 2006, the company sold
its stake in Bank Frick, according to a paper published
the following year on the European Commission’s website.
To contact the reporters on this story: Jan-Henrik
Foerster in Zurich at email@example.com; Carolyn
Bandel in Zurich at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Police: body found in lake may be that
of Liechtenstein ex-fund manager sought in banker death
The Associated Press
August 15, 2014 03:04 AM
GENEVA - Police say a body found drifting in Lake
Constance may be that of a former Liechtenstein fund
manager suspected of fatally shooting a bank's chief
executive earlier this year.
German police say a fisherman found the body Thursday in
the lake, which Germany, Austria and Switzerland share.
It was close to where the Rhine river, which flows
through Liechtenstein, enters the lake.
Liechtenstein police say jewelry and clothing found on
the body indicate it may be that of suspected shooter
Juergen Hermann. An autopsy is scheduled Monday.
Police launched a manhunt for him in April after Bank
Frick CEO Juergen Frick was shot in a garage. They said
at the time Hermann's passport was found near the Rhine
with "handwritten notes confessing to the crime" and
indicating he committed suicide.
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