We are Europe’s first truly independent
investment advisory business dedicated
to the needs of expats and internationals.

Coronavirus Update:


As the Covid-19 pandemic continues worldwide, we at Black Swan Capital Europe remain committed to supporting our clients and protecting the health of our community. We remain accessible and contactable to all our clients as usual.

The majority of our internal meetings and contact with clients will remain online by video call or by telephone. However, where remote meetings are not possible, we have put in place suitable precautions to allow for in-person appointments observing the social distancing and disinfection guidance from health authorities and with appropriate use of facemasks.

We are here to help  and we remain available to help you manage your financial lives.

“We provide clear fee-for-service investment advice and 21st Century solutions.”
David Bellingham
Chief Executive Officer, Black Swan Capital



About Us

Black Swan Capital is an award-winning independent investment advisory firm dedicated to delivering investment advice for the specific and unique needs of internationals.

Our team has extensive global experience delivering exceptional financial advice. We are driven by our client service ethic above all else, building long term ongoing partnerships.
Black Swan Capital is independently owned so our responsibility is to you, the client, and not to any financial institution.

Black Swan Capital B.V. is part of Black Swan Capital (Europe), which is a Buchanan Capital company. Buchanan Capital is an independent adviser and strategic partner for unlisted firms operating in the financial services industry.

Contact us to experience the difference. We are Europe’s first truly independent investment advisory business dedicated to the needs of executives, expats and international professionals.

Where Are You on Your Financial Journey?

You have recently arrived in a new city where everything is different, unfamiliar and sometimes outright strange. It can be as daunting as it is exciting.
This guide is to help you take the next steps and make the most out of your international life, whether it is a short term posting or the start of the rest of your life as an international professional.
Moving On
Just as there were a myriad of issues to manage when you arrived in your new workplace in a new country, when you discover you are moving on there are an number of impactful aspects you need to address for your financial wellbeing.
Company Financial Wellness
Demystifying the world of finance can empower you and your staff to better decisions and a happier living environment with better workplace engagement when you work with someone like Black Swan Capital Europe.

Our Services, Philosophy & Team

An independent and comprehensive service from an exceptional team...

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Why Us
We offer independent investment advice for expatriates and internationals, i.e. everyone living outside their home country…
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Our Philosophy
To ensure our customers truly receive the individual, independent advice we believe they are entitled to, we have developed an approach that really works…
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Our Team
A well rounded team of professionals, made up from industry experts and advisors, extensive global experience delivering exceptional financial advice…
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Contact Details

Please feel free to contact us via any of the methods below.
We look forward to hearing from you.

Head Office

Herengracht 282, 1016 BX Amsterdam.

(+31) 20 521 9375