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Virtuoso expands into Middle East and Pakistan

April 2017

Virtuoso Capital is delighted to announce that Rezwan Mirza has joined the firm as Managing Partner - Middle East and Pakistan. Rezwan will focus on driving Virtuoso's business in the fast growing and dynamic Middle Eastern and Pakistani markets. He will leverage his strong prior experience in the region and his well-established network of relationships across multiple geographies. Prior to Virtuoso, Rezwan was a Managing Director with Barclays Bank leading its Corporate Bank in the Middle East.

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Comic Relief campaign features Givergy in Independent
March, 2017
Givergy's campaign with Comic Relief - Red Nose Day is featured in The Independent
Read all about how Givergy is helping to raise more and how you can give back in a different way. Click here for the article.
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Joins us at APLF 2017
March, 2017
Join Pelle Classics at APLF Hong Kong in March (29th - 31st), where Pelle showcases its new articles in Cow and Buffalo leather. For details please contact CarolRoberts@Virtuosogp.com 
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Atiya Habib - Virtuoso's Managing Partner joins Givergy's board
March 2017
Atiya Habib - Virtuoso's Managing Partner has been nominated to join Givergy's board.
Givergy, an award-winning company helps charities raise more at their fundraising events and online. Over the last 12 months, Givergy has raised over £25 million for more than 1,200 incredible causes through an array of interactive fundraising products. Virtuoso is a strategic investor in Givergy.  In addition to Givergy, Atiya also sits on the board of Pelle Classics and Developments in Literacy - Hong Kong. 
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The Stuff of Life by Asif Zaidi
February, 2017
Asif Zaidi - our Managing Partner publishes a book. Robert Forman reviews it.  For details click here
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Join Pelle Classics at Lineapelle Fair in Milan, Italy
February, 2017
Join Pelle Classics showcasing 2017 collection and new products at Lineapelle in Milan, Italy with C&C during 21st to 23rd February 2017. 
Click here and for further details, please contact Carolroberts@virtuosogp.com
 
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Virtuoso is looking for a CFO for one of its portfolio companies
February, 2017
Virtuoso is looking for an outstanding CFO for one of its portfolio companies. Based in London, CFO will play a key role in developing, monitoring and evaluating overall strategy with the CEO and lead the financial aspects of growth, international expansion, capital raising, M&A and exit. Ideally from a digital background with experience  of accelerated growth and delivering against aggressive targets.  
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Givergy and Givesmart UK merge

February, 2017

Under the Givergy brand name, both companies will be able to work together and use the very best fundraising technology, along with exceptional service levels, to raise even more funds for charities. Together, in the past 12 months, Givergy and GiveSmart has supported over 1,500 events and online auctions, raising over £25 million for UK charities. As with the acquisition of Lumi’s fundraising arm this time last year, the merger is another step in the development of Givergy’s international expansion as well as strengthening the company’s position in the UK and Europe. After opening offices in the US, Canada, Australia and Hong Kong the merger with GiveSmart increases Givergy’s capabilities domestically and enhances its reputation as the global leader in fundraising and technology services.

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Virtuoso invests in the leading service provider to the charities sector.

Givergy is the market leader in providing technology services at fund raising events. The award winning interactive auctions and mobile technology have revolutionised the fund raising events, helping charities to engage better with their audience whilst raising more on the night. It manages more than 1500 events a year.

The company is headquartered in UK and has global presence in US, Canada and Asia. For details click here.

 For queries, please contact CarolRoberts@Virtuosogp.com
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Virtuoso and Monica Vinader hosts Portugal evening

Guests enjoyed viewing new collection at Monica Vinader while learning about Portugal as an investment destination.

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Virtuoso hosts clients briefings on Portugal
In September Virtuoso hosted client briefings in Hong Kong, where our visiting Director from Portugal who attended LPS Guangzhou provided market update on property market in Portugal as well as shared details of new developments in Lisbon and secondary properties across Portugal.
For details contact Carolroberts@virtuoso-propertygroup.com  

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Virtuoso invests in Meadowvale Party

Virtuoso invests in an event catering and party rental business - Meadowvale Party Rental. For details click here. 

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Virtuoso Experiences becomes a partner under Shangri-La Golden Circle program
Virtuoso Experiences has partnered with Shangri-La group to bring exquisite experiences to you through their Golden Circle Loyalty Program. For details please click here 
Contact: Carolroberts@virtuoso-propertygroup.com
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Virtuoso invests in leather manufacturing and trading business

Virtuoso Group has invested in Pelle Leather to further grow their brand portfolio and sales. This will entail Virtuoso supporting Pelle to set up warehousing and distribution hubs across Asia as well as marketing its products to new and emerging brands.  For more details click here.
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Virtuoso launches exquisite and curated luxury experiences
Virtuoso launches Virtuoso Experiences (VE) which provides an exclusive, customised, exquisite and luxurious experiences in Europe and Africa. 

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Virtuoso and Monica Vinader hosts a fun evening

Virtuoso and Monica Vinader host an evening where guests learnt about lifestyle experiences concept while previewing new jewelry collection at Monica's boutique in IFC.  
 
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Richard Sutton shares market views with Drinks Business
Richard Sutton - the Board Member of Virtuoso shares his latest market views with The Drinks Business. For full article click here. See More
Bloomberg TV interview with our Board Member
Richard Sutton - Virtuoso's board member - got interviewed by Bloomberg TV on March 5th 2015.

To listen to the interview click here.
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Virtuoso and Clark Group launches M&A and PE platform
Virtuoso Capital Group and the Clark Group, launched the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) platform in 2015 under a jointly owned business - Clark Virtuoso Capital Limited (CVCL).
CVCL will provide buy and sell side M&A services to the combined client base of its two parent companies. See More
Virtuoso at Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in Shanghai on 29th November 2014 at Ritz Carlton
Virtuoso showcases exquisite and well managed estates at Decanter Fine Wine Encounter in Shanghai on 29th November 2014 at Ritz Carlton Pudong Shanghai.
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How to buy a Vineyard? explain vineyard acquisition specialist Virtuoso

Historically, acquiring a vineyard became a natural step for wine lovers. It was the continuation of their personal journey in wine appreciation. They learnt about theterroir, and about the science and the art of wine making. They experimented to come up with their personalised signature.

Today, investors are increasingly marrying their passion for wine with their business objectives. For instance, integrating the acquired vineyard and wines within their retail beverage and wine business. Some have added wine as a strategic product line within their existing businesses.

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