WHAT WE DO

Buchanan Capital is an independent adviser and strategic growth partner for unlisted firms operating in the financial services industry. We provide financial, corporate, and strategic advice, and invest in growing businesses with strong management, providing intellectual as well as financial capital to investee firms. Our objective is always to form deep, long term relationships with the companies we invest in, which often entails board level participation.

We aim to play to our strengths by focusing exclusively on the financial services industry and its service providers. Our clients are micro, small and medium sized businesses, privately owned, and typically owner-managed.

TESTIMONIALS

Buchanan Capital are an invaluable ongoing resource to our business. Not only have they taken the time to understand our people and culture, but have also been very helpful with various aspects of our business planning and support.

HOWARD CLARK-BURTON, CEO, BMP WEALTH LTD, HONG KONG

Buchanan Capital have been fundamental to the launch of Altura Mortgage Finance, providing support from the planning stage through to getting up and running as a regulated, trading business with ambitious growth targets.

ROB GILL, CEO, ALTURA MORTGAGE FINANCE, LONDON

“Buchanan Capital made the effort to understand our business. Their help with funding development projects as well as the contacts they have introduced to us have been invaluable. We look forward to strengthening our business relationship with them in the future.”

DAVID SHAW, MANAGING DIRECTOR, INDIGO GLOBAL LIMITED, HONG KONG

“Thank you, Buchanan Capital, for advising us on recent balance sheet restructuring. Now we’re financially streamlined, with a much improved capital adequacy position, and this will definitely lead to improved profitability for the year. Your advice was invaluable, and the service excellent. It’s great to work with advisers who really understand the wealth management industry. We look forward to working closely with you as we grow and develop our business over the coming years.”

PAUL HUTTON, MANAGING DIRECTOR, BLACK SWAN CAPITAL LTD, LONDON

“Buchanan Capital has been an invaluable source of constructive advice and practical guidance. Through their attendance at management and board meetings, they’ve helped us to focus on key issues, and then made sure we stay focused in spite of the barrage of daily distractions. They’ve also introduced us to some great contacts within their network. Thank you!”

JIM LAM, DIRECTOR, MERCURY ASIA LTD, HONG KONG

OUR TEAM

Our Board of Directors is made up exclusively of financial services veterans, with diverse but complimentary knowledge and experience. We have worked in regulated markets in the UK, Hong Kong, and Japan. Not only do we have experience in large global banks and industry service providers, but we also have relevant track record as entrepreneurs and investors in new ventures. We have the knowledge, experience, perspective, networks, and resources to stimulate progress and add value to our corporate clients and investees.

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Stephen Lazar
Chairman of the Board
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James Hughes
Chief Executive Officer

NEWS & RESOURCES

Buchanan Capital makes first investment into Indigo Global

Buchanan Capital has completed a financing round for Indigo Global, the leading Asia based retirement benefit consultancy firm, to assist with their business expansion plans. Indigo Global is a Hong Kong based employee benefit consultancy that ser...

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Buchanan Capital increases stake in Black Swan Capital

Buchanan Capital has increased its equity stake in Black Swan Capital, a London based wealth manager with approximately GBP480m of private client assets under advice (AUA). Buchanan Capital’s stake now represents 7.5% of the voting rights in the c...

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Buchanan Capital acquires stake in Finquest

Buchanan Capital has acquired a strategic minority stake in Singapore based Finquest, which has now completed its pre-Series A funding, and has recently established a presence in Hong Kong. Finquest connects investors, advisors, and sellers throug...

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CONTACT US

Buchanan Capital Limited,
Level 19, Cheung Kong Center,
2 Queen’s Road Central,
Hong Kong