Quantum Global History

Our Story of Growth

An inspiring story of entrepreneurial spirit, fast growth and solid roots, we are driven by our motivation of building on the success of previous years and forging new partnerships along the way.

  • 2007

    March

    Opening of the first Quantum Global company Quantum Global Wealth Management Ltd in Zug, Switzerland – renamed Quantum Global Investment Management Ltd (QGIM) in 2012

    May

    First investment management contract

  • 2008

    May

    First Central Bank mandate with USD 200 million assets under management

  • 2009

    May

    Office opening in Zurich, Switzerland

    June

    Opening of Quantum Global Real Estate in Zug, Switzerland

    November

    Assets under management reaches USD 1 billion mark

  • 2010

    March

    Quantum Global joins OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum) as a founding member

  • 2011

    September

    Quantum Global Investment Management Ltd signs first contract to purchase physical commodities

    November

    Quantum Global Private Wealth Ltd is founded in Lugano Paradiso, Switzerland

    December

    Quantum Global Capital Advisors Ltd is founded in Baar, Switzerland (later renamed to Quantum Global Research Lab)

  • 2012

    February

    Quantum Global and Jones Lang LaSalle announce the Plaza Global Real Estate  joint venture with leverage of USD 1 billion gross of initial buying power

    May

    Launch of private equity & infrastructure activities

    July

    Quantum Global Investment Management Ltd launches the first African Debt Fund (Quantum Global African Opportunities Fund)

    August

    Quantum Global and LaSalle announce the acquisition of the trophy office building Savile Row in Mayfair, London

    October

    QGIM wins a new USD 3 billion asset management contract from a Sovereign Wealth Fund

    November

    Quantum Global and LaSalle announce the purchase of a 49.5% interest on 521 Fifth Avenue in New York, NY

  • 2013

    July

    Quantum Global and LaSalle announce the acquisition of Atrium in Munich

    December

    Final lettings at 23 Savile Row bringing the building to full occupancy

  • 2014

    May

    Real estate, private equity and infrastructure activities are grouped under Quantum Global Alternative Investments Ltd

    June

    Quantum Global launches dedicated Infrastructure and Hotel fund

    October

    Quantum Global and LaSalle announce the purchase of Tour Blanche in Paris La Défense, France

  • 2015

    February

    Quantum Global launches five funds targeting direct investments in agriculture, timber, mining, healthcare and structured equity to be managed by QG Investments Africa Management Ltd, a Mauritius-based collective investment scheme (CIS) manager

    September

    Quantum Global joins the Forest Stewardship Council International (FSC International)

    December

    Quantum Global on behalf of the Timber fund acquires land in the Planalto region of Angola in order to develop large-scale wood fibre plantations

  • 2016

    March

    Quantum Global on behalf of the Hotel fund acquires 100% interest in the InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka

    April

    Quantum Global announces regional expansion plans across Africa and the Middle East, through the establishment of new offices in key markets including Dubai, Angola, Kenya and Nigeria

    May

    Quantum Global announces the addition of a significant team of senior investment practitioners managing seven Africa focused private equity funds from Mauritius

    December

    Quantum Global receives the Best Investment Company in Angola 2016 award from Global Banking & Finance Review

    Quantum Global’s Infrastructure fund invests in major deep sea port development in Angola

    Quantum Global’s Hotel fund acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra

  • 2017

    April

    Quantum Global’s Mezzanine fund invests in QG Power Africa to develop power plants across countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region.

    May

    Quantum Globa’s Mining fund invests in Toro Gold Ltd, Guernsey-based private limited investment holding company focused on gold exploration and development assets in the Birimian and Archaean geological terranes of Western Africa.