– UK, London – CQS Natural Resources Growth and Income plc (LON: CYN) today announced the appointment of Paul Cahill to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective immediately, bringing the Board to five independent directors.
“I am delighted to welcome Paul to the Board. He brings a wealth of experience in the natural resources sector, and I am confident that he will make a valuable contribution to the Company,” said Board Chair, Helen Green.
About Paul Cahill
In his early career, he has worked as an investment banker at Morgan Grenfell and then as a Managing Director at Minorco (Anglo American) where he was responsible for Asia Pacific & Australia, based in Singapore, and worked on several copper and gold joint ventures in Australia, Indonesia, PNG, and the Philippines. He left Anglo American in 2001 to co-lead the establishment, strategic direction and management of Gazelle Corporate Finance, a boutique investment banking business providing corporate finance, M&A and debt restructuring advice to the Boards of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies.
Paul Cahill returned to Anglo American in 2008 where he became Group Head of Business Development and Head of Strategic Relationships Management. He was a key member of Anglo American’s senior leadership team, accountable for the Group’s growth agenda and the development and management of the Group’s business and relationships in China, India, Japan, Mozambique, Mongolia, Russia, and the DRC. In 2017, Paul became a co-Founder and Managing Director of Bacchus Capital Advisers, an independent investment and merchant banking platform focused on metals and mining and with particular expertise in the public market takeover and defense, complex cross-border M&A, equity and debt financing, and corporate restructuring. He remains Chairman of the Bacchus Capital Advisory Board.
Paul has over 30 years of experience in the natural resources sector during which time he worked at Anglo American in various roles and in investment banking where he has led the execution of major complex transactions as both a senior adviser and principal. In 2017, Paul co-founded Bacchus Capital Advisers, an independent investment and merchant banking platform focused on metals and mining. He remains Chairman of the Bacchus Capital Advisory Board. Paul also serves as a non-executive director on ASX listed Company Ironbark Zinc Limited and is as a senior adviser to Mitsubishi Corporation.
About CQS Natural Resources Growth and Income
CQS Natural Resources Growth and Income Trust plc is a closed end investment company, providing shareholders with exposure to a broad portfolio of mining and resource-focused equities, aiming to deliver both steady dividend income and capital growth. The fund is run by experienced fund managers – Ian Francis, Keith Watson, and Rob Crayford, and seeks to gain optimal exposure to critical commodities (including base, precious, and battery metals, as well as energy and shipping) across a diverse range of geographies, thereby generating strong returns.
For more information: https://ncim.co.uk/wp/city-natural-resources-high-yield-trust/
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