We work closely with our clients as an integrated team. When appropriate, we also seek the input of the special advisors in our global network of contacts, including financial experts (venture capitalists, private equity groups, investment banks and commercial banks) and operational experts (legal counsel, tax counsel, consultants and active investors). Please contact us to discuss working together.

  • Bassel Rabbat
    Bassel Rabbat Founding Partner

    Office  +41 22 322 1600

    Bassel is a senior financial and business advisor to mid-sized and small companies, and to family offices. He assists with restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, exits and general business issues. With significant expertise in international tax, he also advises on cross-border financings and fund investments, particularly in the real estate sector. He is frequently engaged to manage his clients’ projects and transactions end to end, and to negotiate all aspects on their behalf.

    Bassel’s governance experience includes several directorships. Since 2014, he has been a director of Christian Bonaldi SA, a leading carpentry company founded in Geneva in 1959. Since 2010, he has been a director of W Financial SA, a Geneva-based financial consultancy with activities across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. From 2008 to 2011, he was a director of Freri Industries SA, a leading producer of precision mechanical parts for the medical industry, luxury watch industry, nuclear research, aeronautical industry and other high value added industries. From 2007 to 2012, Bassel was a director of an investment management firm that managed over CHF 1.3 billion in real estate investments on behalf of Swiss pension funds.

    Bassel obtained his BA in commerce from the University of Toronto in 1992. He studied finance and economics at the University of North Carolina from 1987 to 1989. He is fluently trilingual in French, English and Arabic, and has basic proficiency in German.

  • Philippe Camperio
    Philippe Camperio Founding Partner

    Office  +41 22 322 1600

    Philippe is a recognized advisor on finance and investment matters. Before co-founding Quest Partners in 2000, Philippe spent two years heading the investment banking division of a medium-sized Geneva-based asset management firm, where he undertook private equity placements and acted as the M&A advisor for HNWI, families and institutional investors. While based in London from 1993 to 1998, Philippe structured and arranged equity investments in real estate, aircraft leasing and industrial transactions in the United States and Europe on behalf of individual and institutional investors.

    Philippe is Chair of B Collective SA; Quest Participations, Quest Partners’ diversified holding company; Swiss Luxury Beliefs, a Swiss private equity firm that owns and operates ethical Swiss luxury brands; and Haeres Capital, a private holding company with interests in real estate and private equity. He is also a board member of Bonaldi. In these roles, he oversees more than €40 million of net assets.

    Philippe speaks frequently at conferences on finance and private equity topics, and is regularly sought by the Swiss media to comment on such topics.

    Philippe obtained his LLB (Hons) from King’s College London and his MSc (Merits) in finance from Cass Business School.