Overview

Get to know us

Team

Leaders in Global Finance

The success of Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd. is due to our diverse team of financial professionals who are acknowledged as leaders in global finance. We offer a broad range of Wealth Planning strategies based on the right combination of innovation and conservation. Emphasis on Performance, Independence and Partnerships reflects the core values of our management team.

Our continuing commitment to opening up new investment opportunities, wherever they may be, enables breakthroughs in alternative asset management strategies and increases returns for our clients as part of a comprehensive Wealth Management solution.

Wealth Planning and Fiduciary Services are provided by Quiltrust Limited, Zurich and the Family Office Uruguay SA, Montevideo. Both are fully owned subsidiaries of Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd.

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Board of Directors
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Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Board Member

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Board Member

Executive Committee
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Head Client Relationship Management

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Chief Information Officer

Board of Directors, Quiltrust Limited
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Board Member – Quiltrust Limited

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Board Member – Quiltrust Limited

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Board Member – Quiltrust Limited

Investment and Wealth Planning
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Chief Investment Officer

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Head of Wealth Planning

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Head of Family Office Uruguay SA

Client Relationship Management​

Our personalized approach comes along with our commitment to reliability and accountability. As a team of seasoned financial professionals, we have years of experience providing comprehensive wealth management services to well established families and successful entrepreneurs.

We pride ourselves on being active listeners who seek to understand your objectives while ensuring the utmost discretion and privacy. Our services help to simplify wealth administration and find the best investment solutions according to your specific requirements. We use the latest technologies to make sure we maintain close relationships with our clients.

At Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd., your Client Relationship Manager is your sparring partner – challenging you when required but always focused on finding ways for you to win.

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Head of Client Relationship Management

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Deputy Head of Client Relationship Management

Family Message

The Wealth Management Platform

Apply careful planning to keep your fortune. 

Every family, looking to its future, hopes to confer advantages that are more than just material and financial. The aim is to inculcate character and leadership, to inspire creativity and enterprise, to help all family members find and follow their individual callings.

Today with the help of Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd., the Bemberg family’s human, intellectual and financial capital – the total sum of our family wealth – has increased and sustains family unity.

In the course of enhancing our family’s fortune for decades, Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd. has developed a unique wealth management platform and range of specialized tools.  We have made these important resources available for the benefit of other families with similar issues, needs and affinities – either directly or as the basis for advice on specific aspects of wealth management.

We hope that by offering the services of Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd. to others, that seven generations of good fortune in one family can contribute to the enduring success of many others.

Values

Performance, Independence, Partnership

Performance

Achieving superior long-term financial performance by following a highly disciplined investment process that takes into consideration both liquid and private market assets.

Independence

Providing wealth management services with an open approach to alternative investments, using a best-in-class methodology, designed specifically to avoid conflicts of interest.

Partnership

Granting access to our unique wealth management platform, including exclusive long-term investment opportunities for well-established families and individuals, who share the same goals and aspirations as the founding shareholders.

History

Centuries-Long Experience, Adapted to our Times

Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd. was founded in 1932 by Otto Federico Peter Bemberg. His initial goal was to manage the wealth of the extended Bemberg family, who initially made their fortune from a beverage company they started in 1888.

Since its beginnings in Zurich, Quilvest has become a family wealth management provider on an international scale. While the firm still manages the Bemberg family estate, Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd. has extended its services providing wealth planning, trust management and sophisticated investment solutions to a select number of qualified families, individual entrepreneurs and selected private institutions.

2020

Strengthening of Private Equity Advisory Team

2012

Swiss Banking License granted to Quilvest (Switzerland) Ltd.

2010

Acquisition of Peñaflor, one of the largest international wine conglomerates, by the Bemberg Family

2006

Full divestment from Quilmes Industrial S.A. (Quinsa) by the Bemberg Family

2002

Opening of the the Quilvest Private Equity platform to external investors

1999

Quilvest Switzerland extends services to non-family members

1996

First Royalties investment

1980

First Hedge Fund investment

1972

First Private Equity investment

1950

Launch of US merchant banking activity

1932

Quilvest Switzerland Wealth Management & Family Office founded in Zurich

1913

Quilmes Industrial S.A. (Quinsa) listed on the Paris Stock Exchange

1888

The Quilmes Brewery founded by the Bemberg Family in Argentina