History

Quilvest has a century’s worth of experience in wealth management and has been active as a private equity investor since 1972. Quilvest successfully opened its proprietary private equity platform to third-party investors in 2002.

1888

Founding of Quilmes Beverage company by the Bemberg Family in Argentina

1917

Founding of Banque Privée Quilvest in Paris

1972

First Private Equity investments in the US and Europe

2002

Opening of the platform to third party investors; launch of the first developed markets funds of fund program

2006

Sale of Quilmes by the Bemberg Family

 

2007

Launch of the first Private Equity Emerging Markets Funds of Fund program

2008

Launch of the first Real Estate Funds of Fund & Co-Investments program in the US and Europe

2010

Acquisition of Peñaflor, the 5th largest wine conglomerate in the world, by the Bemberg Family

2013

First Real Estate Direct Deal investment

2015

Launch of the first Private Debt program in the US; Launch of a new generation of dedicated lead direct investment fund (“Club Fund”)

2019

Launch of Club Fund II