About Us

Heritage & History

For over a century, Quilvest has served seven generations of the Bemberg family across three continents, and has evolved into a global organization dedicated to thoughtful principal investments alongside investors from around the world.

Quilvest’s pioneering heritage and innovative spirit have helped shape its multiple investment platforms that address a range of investor needs. Today, Quilvest’s 390 professionals share insight and expertise with like-minded families, private investors, and institutions, operating from thirteen offices across the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.



1850 - 1900            1900 - 1950            1950 - 2000            2000 - 2050
1888

Brasserie Argentine Quilmes, later named Entreprises Quilmes, founded in Argentina

1913

Quilvest listed on the Paris Stock Exchange

1917

Banque Privée Quilvest founded in Paris

1932

Quilvest Switzerland launched its wealth management and family office activities in Zurich

1938

Quilvest listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

1950

Launch of the Group’s US merchant banking activities

1972

First Private Equity Investment

1980

First hedge fund investment

1989

Split of Entreprises Quilmes by transferring the industrial assets to Quinsa

1996

First royalties investment

Quinsa listed on the New York Stock Exchange

1997

Entreprises Quilmes changed its name to Quilvest

1999

Quilvest extends its family office services to other high net worth clients

2005

Opened New York offices

2007

Opened London office and Montevideo

2008

Openend Dubaï office

2009

Inaugural €150 million bond issue on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

2010

Re-opened Hong Kong office

2011

Creation of a new banking group, Quilvest Wealth Management, following the merger of Quilvest wealth management activities in Paris and Zurich with Luxembourg-based Compagnie de Banque Privée (CBP)

Opened Singapore office

2012

Quilvest Private Equity senior partners become equity shareholders in Quilvest & Partners (Quilvest Private Equity management company)

Opened Private Equity Sao Paulo office and Wealth Management branch in Geneva



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