Arundel AG (“Arundel”) is a Swiss corporation whose shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under the regulatory standard for equity securities (International Reporting Standard). It is the holding company for the Group.
Arundel was formed in 1988 as a property investment company and obtained a listing for its shares in Zurich in 2005. In 2007, the Group acquired four office buildings in Leipzig, Germany, leased to the Free State of Saxony (Covenant Strength: AAA). In 2013, the Group’s near term focus shifted from Europe to India and it conditionally acquired undeveloped parcels of land in India in 2015 and 2016.
In 2016, Arundel acquired RP&C International Inc. (“RP&C”), an investment banking group based in London. RP&C principals had been involved with Arundel since inception and had provided management and advisory services to Arundel since 1998.
Following the acquisition of RP&C, Arundel’s subsidiaries became regulated in the transaction of their businesses in the US by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority. While the Group continues to operate from offices in London and Dallas, the Group no longer conducts regulated activities in the United Kingdom and is no longer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Its regulated activities in the United States are conducted through its subsidiary, Arundel (Securities) Inc.
From its formation in 1992, RP&C acted as sponsor, lead manager, co-lead manager, placement agent or adviser on over $8.5 billion of transactions. RP&C’s activities encompassed the private placement of equity and debt, merger and acquisition advice, the creation and marketing of structured finance products and the formation and management of various investment entities.
RP&C had been involved in raising in excess of $1.4 billion of equity through reverse mergers, initial public offerings and secondary placings; $3.6 billion for investment funds; $1.3 billion of senior and mezzanine debt and $1.6 billion of convertible securities. Industries which RP&C has helped finance included real estate, energy, IT, telecoms, healthcare, mining, metals, manufacturing and transport.
Board of Directors
Mr. Quint is a co-founder and has served as Chief Executive Officer of RP&C since 1992. Prior to founding RP&C in 1992, Mr. Quint served as Managing Director of Belden & Blake Corporation's UK subsidiary and as an attorney with Arter & Hadden. Mr. Quint is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he received a degree in Modern Languages and a Juris Doctorate. He also serves as a non-executive director of Ascension Healthcare Plc, a private biopharma company.
Mr Beney is a Chartered Accountant who has served as CFO of the RP&C group since 1998. He previously worked in the capital markets division at Guinness Mahon in London, after spending seven years as CFO of various Bank Leu subsidiaries.
Mr Müller is currently an executive with the firm of MPM Swiss AG, Cham (Switzerland). From 2000 – 2018, Mr. Müller served in the executive management of Scherrer & Partner Investment Management AG (Zurich) and of First Equity Securities AG (Zurich), companies involved in asset management for private clients and the management of investment funds. From 1995-2000, Mr. Müller served in the management of Jefferies (Switzerland) Ltd and as the general manager of Jefferies Asset Management AG (Zug).