Our Resident Businesses

No.19  Allied Irish Bank (AIB) is one of the ‘Big Four’ commercial banks in Ireland and offers a full range of personal and corporate banking services. Its operations also extend to international banking, general insurance projects and health insurance, life assurance and pensions.


No.18  Amati Global Investors is a specialist investment management business based in Edinburgh, and focussed on investment in small and mid-sized companies in the UK. It manages a number of separate funds dedicated to quoted and AIM-listed companies and makes some investments in private companies with a view to flotation or trade sale.


No.26  Badenoch & Co was established at 26 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh in 2014 by Malcolm Offord, former Senior Partner of Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP.  Badenoch & Co is a boutique family office providing advice to and private equity investment in Scottish SMEs (small-to-medium sized enterprises employing up to 250 people).


No.12-13  Baxters Food Group - The Baxter family has been producing some of the UK’s finest soups, preserves, condiments, beetroot and chutneys for four generations. From its roots as a small grocery shop in the village of Fochabers, North East Scotland, the business has grown into a global food producer with operations across seven sites in three continents, supplying retail, industrial and foodservice customers with a broad range of quality products.


No.32  Established in 2002, Carlyle is an independent Search and senior interim recruitment practice with national and global reach. Our team of professionals have over 100 years’ combined experience in identifying, attracting and retaining talent for senior, board and advisory roles across a range of sectors and disciplines.


No.18  Private individuals, family offices, trusts, businesses and pension plans all rely on Cazenove Captial to provide them with bespoke, discretionary and advisory investment services. Cazenove Capital is the private wealth division of Schroders plc. Skilled in investment management, wealth planning and banking services – it also offers discretionary fund management to external advisers and their clients, and it is a leading charity fund manager in the UK. 


No.30  A privately owned investment management company majority-owned by its directors and employees, Cornelian specialises in managing broadly based, multi-asset portfolios designed to achieve the investment objectives of private clients, charities, trusts and pension funds.


No.9  Hampden & Co. is an independent private bank offering a high-quality, personal service to wealthy individuals, their families and their businesses. The bank is headquartered at 9 Charlotte Square and also has an office in London.


Handelsbanken is a full-service bank with a decentralised way of working and a strong local presence due to a nationwide network of over 200 branches. Each branch has the power to make decisions at a local level enabling us to provide a banking service to both corporate and individual customers wanting a long-term relationship with their bank.


The Institute of Directors (IoD) is a non-party political organisation with approximately 34,000 members in the United Kingdom and overseas. Around 2,000 of those members are in Scotland, where the IoD operates six branches – Edinburgh, Glasgow, Tayside, Fife, Aberdeen and Highlands and Islands. Membership includes directors from right across the business spectrum – from media to manufacturing, e-business to the public and voluntary sectors. Members include CEOs of large corporations as well as entrepreneurial directors of start-up companies, as well as the third sector and public sector.


No.18  The Isle of Harris Distillery is a ‘social distillery’ creating true island spirit. Opened in October 2015, it has committed the first spirit for ‘The Hearach’ Single Malt Whisky to casks. While this matures, it is producing The Isle of Harris Gin, imbued with nine specially chosen botanicals that capture the elemental nature of the island. It operates its mainland office from Charlotte Square.


The Lomond Capital property group currently operates across five key regions in the UK residential property market and is looking to extend its footprint further. It comprises a number of individual property management, investment management and estate agent brands. It aims to become the UK’s ‘Premier Asset Management Business for Residential Assets’ via the consolidation of the strongest regional players.


Randolph House: Lorien is a specialist technology recruitment consultancy and service provider working across a wide variety of sectors, including technology, banking, telecoms, finance, pharmaceuticals and utilities. With almost 40 years’ experience working with professionals of all levels and organisations of all sizes, Lorien has an established reputation for delivering high quality, market-leading recruitment services.


No.26  Murray Capital is the private investment company of the Murray Family. Set up in 2000 to house existing family owned private equity investments, the business has diversified and invests primarily in direct private equity and real estate opportunities.


Old Mutual Global Investors is a leading asset management firm, offering a distinctive blend of investment prowess and a deep commitment to customer service and transparency. It has grown strongly since its creation in August 2012 and now has assets under management of £24 billion. The team consists of 258 industry professionals, including a team of 58 investment professionals. Old Mutual Global Investors is the asset management division of Old Mutual Wealth.


No.28  People’s Postcode Lottery, Great Britain’s largest society lottery, launched in 2005, before moving to Charlotte Square in the heart of Scotland’s capital in June 2017. Players throughout England, Scotland and Wales play and win together, raising money for good causes. More than £200 million has been awarded to over 2,800 good causes across Great Britain and internationally, including British Red Cross, The Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation and National Museums Scotland, to name a few. People’s Postcode Lottery is part of the world’s largest fundraising private charity donor; Novamedia and the international family of postcode lotteries.


Randolph House  QikServe is the leading global provider of self-service order and pay solutions on any device. Using QikServe, guests can use mobile devices, self-service kiosks, tablets or the web to order exactly what they want, when they want it. With Oracle Gold Partner status, QikServe is fully integrated into Oracle Hospitality’s Point of Sale (POS) platform; therefore customers who use Oracle’s POS solution can quickly deploy a fully-branded mobile order and payment service for their diners.


No.31  Ruffer is a privately owned investment management firm looking after investments for private clients, trusts, charities and corporate pension funds on a discretionary basis. It is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with offices in London, Edinburgh and Hong Kong. Its goal is to produce consistent, positive returns for clients in all market conditions.


No.31  Founded in Geneva in 1996, the Swiss banking group, Syz & Co, is dedicated exclusively to asset management through two tightly connected business lines – traditional high end private banking and institutional asset management – with a clear commitment to investment performance.


No.31 Truffle Farms Europe offers a unique opportunity for private investors to take a direct holding in their world class truffle estates. We farm the black perigord truffle in France which, currently sells at wholesale prices in excess of 1,500 euros/kg. As a forestry investment based in the EEA, this provides UK based investors with long term, tax free returns and capital growth and is one of the most ethical, ecological and sustainable investments available.


No 18A  G2G Coaching takes a holistic approach to health and fitness. Its three personal trainers offer complementary specialisms including injury rehabilitation, strength and performance and nutrition. Together, they will put together a ‘semi-private’ coaching programme that empowers their clients achieve their goals for themselves from their fully equipped gym at 18A Charlotte Square.


No 18B  Harmonic Osteopathy is a specialist clinic providing osteopathy, acupuncture and massage to relieve muscle and joint pain and stiffness. It specialises in the harmonic technique, which uses rhythmic oscillatory movements to ease tension in various areas of the body and offers this alongside the neurophysiological benefits of acupuncture. The team are experts in the prevention and treatment of work related or exercise related injuries and provide bespoke ergonomic and manual handling advice and assessments alongside corrective exercise strategies.