EFG has a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Ueli Steck, the Swiss rock climber and mountaineer. One of the most outstanding climbers of his generation, Ueli Steck is globally renowned for pushing the boundaries of his sport. His achievements include climbing the north face of the Eiger in record time (2 hours 47 minutes) as well as solo climbing the south face of Annapurna, Nepal, in a record 28 hours.

EFG statement of 30 April 2017
“We are deeply saddened about the news of Ueli Steck’s fatal accident in the Himalayas. Ueli Steck was an exceptional athlete and an exceptional person, who was always aware of the dangers he exposed himself to. With his enormous skills, willpower and ambitious goals, he was an inspiration for all those who knew him. His death is a tragedy, and our thoughts are with his family and friends.”

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