Gresham House Strategic plc (LON:GHS) Fund Manager Richard Staveley joins DirectorsTalk in this video interview to discuss fund performance over H1. Richard provides more detail on performance and returns versus the sector, how ‘Strategic Public Equity’ style and approach to investment has been affected by the ongoing uncertainty in the current economic climate, thoughts on the current climate and new investments and realisations in the period.
Gresham House Strategic is an independent, AIM-quoted investment company that invests primarily in smaller UK public companies. The team applies private equity techniques, constructive engagement and due diligence alongside a long-term value investment strategic equity investment philosophy.
Its proprietary Strategic Equity strategy combines the approach and disciplined processes of private equity, with constructive corporate engagement and thorough due diligence. Their experience in this area has shown the potential for strong returns. The team can invest in a number of ways to help companies achieve their goals, including:
- Providing primary capital
- Supporting changes in strategic focus or operational performance
- Pre-IPO funding
- Providing a catalyst for M&A