Urs Wietlisbach was born in Zug, Switzerland, Switzerland. Urs Wietlisbach is #993 in List Billionaires People In The World. Urs Wietlisbach is co-founder of Partners Group, a Swiss private equity firm with $30 billion in assets under management. He started Partners Group in 1996 after stints at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey & Co. Partners Group's co-founder Marcel Erni and Alfred Gantner are also billionaires and also worked at Goldman Sachs. Wietlisbach currently owns 10% of the publicly traded company. He earned his MBA from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland. In 2016, Wietlisbach became a minority investor in Swiss wealth management company Nectar Financial.