– GUERNSEY, Saint Peter Port – The MedicX Fund Limited (LSE: MXF), the specialist primary care infrastructure investor in modern, purpose-built, primary healthcare properties in the United Kingdom and Ireland, today announces the appointment of Helen Mahy to the Board as a non-executive director with effect from 1 April 2017.
Helen is chairman of The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited, a FTSE 250 investment company, and is a non-executive director of SSE plc and of SVG Capital plc, each listed on the London Stock Exchange, and of Bonheur ASA, a company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Helen qualified as a barrister and was an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. In 2015 she was awarded a CBE for services to business and voluntary service, particularly to the legal profession and diversity in the workplace. Helen was formerly Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of National Grid plc until she retired in 2013.
David Staples, Chairman of MedicX Fund, commented: “As I explained in my Chairman’s Statement in our Annual Report published in December, the Board is working through its succession plans. In line with those plans, we are delighted to welcome Helen to the Board. Her expertise in legal matters and corporate governance, together with her experience in the infrastructure sector, will be of great benefit to the Company and the Board.”
About MedicX Fund Limited
MedicX Fund Limited is the specialist primary care infrastructure investor in modern, purpose-built primary healthcare properties in the United Kingdom and Ireland, listed on the London Stock Exchange, with a portfolio comprising 152 properties.
The Investment Adviser to the Company is Octopus Healthcare Adviser Ltd, which is part of the Octopus Healthcare group. Octopus Healthcare invests in and develops properties as well as creating partnerships to deliver innovative healthcare buildings to improve the health, wealth and wellbeing of the UK. It currently manages over £1 billion of healthcare investments across a number of platforms, with a focus on five core areas: GP surgeries, care homes, special education schools, retirement housing and private hospitals. Octopus Healthcare is part of the Octopus group, a fast-growing UK fund management business with leading positions in several specialist sectors including healthcare property, energy, property finance and smaller company investing. Octopus manages £6 billion of funds for more than 50,000 retail and institutional investors.
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