Gresham House Plc (LON:GHE) yesterday announced the launch of a new “longer term capital” investment platform and that The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund intends to become a strategic investor in the company. DirectorsTalk caught up with CEO Tony Dalwood to find out what the deal is. Tony discusses this, the strategic rationale behind the platform, targeting investors, local government pension scheme objectives and how this fits into the company’s overall objective.
With over 20 years in the industry, Tony is an experienced investor and has also advised numerous public and private equity businesses. In December 2014, Tony became CEO of Gresham House Plc and brought in a new management team that has transformed the company from an investment trust into an AIM listed specialist asset management group. He currently Chairs the London Pension Fund Authority’s Investment Panel, which oversees £4.6 billion in AUM, while also an Independent non-executive of JP Morgan Private Equity Limited plc, and advises St Edmund College’s Endowment Fund.