Centricus' Dedicated and Experienced Management Team

  • Chairman of Heritage Group
  • Over 40 years of in-depth experience throughout the cruise and leisure industries, where he transformed Silversea Cruises from a 3-vessel cruise line into a market leader covering over 900 destinations worldwide
  • Current roles include Chairman of Orbital Solutions Monaco, Vice Chairman of the Monaco Chamber of Shipping, Member of the Executive Committee the World Tourism and Travel Council, Member of the Board of SKULD, Chevalier de l’Ordre de Saint Charles and Grimaldi, and the Honorary Consul of Ecuador in Monaco, Co-Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent and Board Member of Bucksense, Inc.
  • 25+ years of experience in banking and finance where he has held a number of senior leadership positions
  • Joined Deutsche Bank in 1996 and went on to hold senior management positions across the bank, including Head of Equities, Management Board Member, Co-Head of the Corporate & Investment Bank (‘CIB’) and, eventually President of DB Group
  • Currently leads Centricus’ capital markets and advisory business, having joined the firm in June 2020
  • Chief Investment Officer of Heritage Group
  • Previously served as Chief Business Development Officer of Silversea Cruises and Managing Director of Silversea Expeditions
  • Began her career at a boutique financial services firm in Switzerland, before joining the Securitization Team of Finanziaria Internazionale where she eventually rose to manage the Luxembourg branch
  • Current roles include Vice Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent, Chairman of Bucksense, Inc. and serves on the board of directors of Orbital Solutions Monaco
  • Four decades of experience in the financial services sector, with multiple leadership positions at numerous large financial institutions
  • Most recently served as Head of Banking for Barclays Europe
  • Previously head of International M&A first at Credit Suisse and then at Merrill Lynch prior to joining Barclays in 2016, initially as Chairman of M&A
  • In 2012 Mr. Calabria founded CMC Capital Limited, an investment banking boutique specialized in M&A and Debt restructuring

Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio

Chairman

  • Chairman of Heritage Group
  • Over 40 years of in-depth experience throughout the cruise and leisure industries, where he transformed Silversea Cruises from a 3-vessel cruise line into a market leader covering over 900 destinations worldwide
  • Current roles include Chairman of Orbital Solutions Monaco, Vice Chairman of the Monaco Chamber of Shipping, Member of the Executive Committee the World Tourism and Travel Council, Member of the Board of SKULD, Chevalier de l’Ordre de Saint Charles and Grimaldi, and the Honorary Consul of Ecuador in Monaco, Co-Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent and Board Member of Bucksense, Inc.

Garth Ritchie

CEO & Director

  • 25+ years of experience in banking and finance where he has held a number of senior leadership positions
  • Joined Deutsche Bank in 1996 and went on to hold senior management positions across the bank, including Head of Equities, Management Board Member, Co-Head of the Corporate & Investment Bank (‘CIB’) and, eventually President of DB Group
  • Currently leads Centricus’ capital markets and advisory business, having joined the firm in June 2020

Cristina Levis

CFO, CIO & Secretary

  • Chief Investment Officer of Heritage Group
  • Previously served as Chief Business Development Officer of Silversea Cruises and Managing Director of Silversea Expeditions
  • Began her career at a boutique financial services firm in Switzerland, before joining the Securitization Team of Finanziaria Internazionale where she eventually rose to manage the Luxembourg branch
  • Current roles include Vice Chairman of Abercrombie & Kent, Chairman of Bucksense, Inc. and serves on the board of directors of Orbital Solutions Monaco

Carlo Calabria

Co-Sponsor

  • Four decades of experience in the financial services sector, with multiple leadership positions at numerous large financial institutions
  • Most recently served as Head of Banking for Barclays Europe
  • Previously head of International M&A first at Credit Suisse and then at Merrill Lynch prior to joining Barclays in 2016, initially as Chairman of M&A
  • In 2012 Mr. Calabria founded CMC Capital Limited, an investment banking boutique specialized in M&A and Debt restructuring

Portfolio and Track Record


Heritage team has a combined 200 years of operational experience in leading consumer services firms. This knowledge is what drovethe decision to invest largelyin companies within sectors where we have unparalleled expertise such as Travel and Leisure.

Thanks to the skills and the track-record of our Innovation team, we feel confident to invest in Technology.

Leveraging from the passion of the Investment team for Medical research, we also invest in Med/BioTech companies.

In line with its asset management strategy, Heritage has also allocated part of its liquid portfolio intro cross asset financial investments.

We invest in talent, in hard-working professionals, in disruptive ideas and in what we are good at.


Click through our investments in several industries

Travel

ABERCROMBIE & KENT
MAY 2019 Large majority

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COX & KINGS
DECEMBER 2019 Large majority

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Technology

BUCKSENSE INC.
MARCH 2019 Large majority
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Bucksense is the strategic partner for brands looking to bring their digital marketing in-house and for agencies to provide a full service under one roof.

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ORBITAL SOLUTIONS MONACO SAM
JANUARY 2019 Large majority
MILESTONE
September 2020: launch of the first Monegasque satellite.

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AMSICORA SRL
MAY 2019 Minority

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Medical

HIPPOCRATES HOLDING S.P.A.
JANUARY 2020 Minority
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The company acquired 160 pharmacies in 2 years positioning itself as n.1 player in Italy.

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VDYNE
JULY 2020 Minority

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TRAINED THERAPEUTIX
MAY 2019 Minority

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HOOK INC.
OCTOBER 2019 Minority

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AVATERAMEDICAL GMBH
SEPTEMBER 2019 Minority

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Financial

CENTRICUS ACQUISITION CORP.
FEBRUARY 2021 Co-Sponsor
MILESTONE
On February 3, 2021 Centricus Acquisition Corp. announced the pricing of its upsized initial public offering of 30,000,000 units at a price of $ 10.00 per unit. The units are listed for trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “CENHU” beginning February 4, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share of the Company and one-fourth of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $ 11.50 per share.

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Luxury Goods

LA PERLA
JANUARY 2020 Minority

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