– UK, London –  Gresham House Plc (LON: GHE), the specialist alternative asset manager, today announced that Gareth Davis has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company.

“Gareth has known Gresham House for a number of years as part of our advisory group. We are delighted that he has agreed to deepen his involvement with the Company as it looks to increase its brand awareness, internationalise and pursue further value-accretive acquisition opportunities,” said Anthony Townsend, Chairman.

About Gareth Davis

Gareth’s career has predominantly been spent as an executive at Imperial Tobacco, where he served for 38 years, rising to become Chief Executive in 1996. Over 14 years, he achieved significant shareholder returns and, upon retirement in mid-2010, the Harvard Business Review named him one of the world’s top 50 CEOs for value creation. More recently he has been Chairman of a number of FTSE 100 companies.

Gareth Davis said: “It has been exciting to observe the growing success of Gresham House over the last few years. Joining the Board demonstrates my belief that the Group’s long-term alternatives-focused investment philosophy has much to offer through new and exciting investment opportunities for investors.”

About Gresham House

Gresham House plc is an AIM quoted specialist asset manager providing funds, direct investments and tailored investment solutions, including co-investment across a range of highly differentiated alternative investment strategies. Our expertise includes timber, renewable energy, housing and infrastructure, strategic public and private equity. The group aims to deliver sustainable financial returns and is committed to building long-term partnerships with clients to help them achieve their financial goals.

Shareholder value creation will be driven by long-term growth in earnings as a result of increasing AUM and returns from invested capital.

For more information: https://greshamhouse.com

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