Heritage Capital UK is the investment banking joint venture subsidiary of Heritage Bank, Geneva, Switzerland. Formed in 2007 by Joseph Dryer and Peter Horbye to expand Heritage Bank’s international footprint, Heritage Capital is responsible for all the investment banking activities of the Heritage Group, namely the advisory, origination and distribution of debt and equity securities. The firm seeks to add value to clients offering a unique service of driving from a client first / client value principal. Heritage Capital’s successful core value of finding products for client groups, not clients for product groups stems from Heritage Bank’s historic ‘open architecture’ approach to its own client base.
Carte Blanche Communications (carteblanchecoms.com) was founded in 2006 by Zoё Couper, former head of marketing at Credit Suisse Private Banking. Today, with offices in London, Frankfurt and New York, it is the leading communications firm focused exclusively on high-net-worth brand development in the alternatives, wealth management and luxury sectors.
Commenting on the appointment, Zoë Couper, Founder & Managing Director of Carte Blanche Communications, said: “We have long enjoyed the privilege of representing the financial entrepreneurs of this sector in addition to the blue chips. The Heritage Capital team and their vision is very much of this moment and well-placed to capitalise on the extraordinary opportunity the markets offer both now and in the future. We are very excited to be working with this highly experienced and dynamic team”.