philip higson

Philip Higson

Founding Partner

  • Partner at Carlyon Services GmbH in Zurich
  • Mandated as independent advisor for investment committee of philanthropic foundation and swiss based family
  • External consultant for private market investment platform of mid-sized European bank
  • Actively engaged with investing opportunities in private and public markets

Began career in 1985 with equity market roles at investment banks including Merrill Lynch and UBS until 2006 with international assignment to Japan as UBS Equity research Head. Moved with family to Zurich in 2006. Gained valuable experience during financial crisis as Head of Investor Relations for UBS Group. Helped develop UBS Global Family Office business from inception in 2010 until 2017. Founded Carlyon AG in 2017 with mandate from US multi-strategy fund. During 2020 and 2021 created pre-IPO platform for European bank before joining Carlyon Services GmbH.

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Founding Partner