– UK, London – RBG Holdings plc (LON: RBGP), the professional services group, today announced the appointments of Patsy Baker and David Wilkinson to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors with immediate effect.
Following these appointments, the Board will consist of two executive directors and four non-executive directors, reflecting a blend of different experiences and backgrounds. All non-executives are considered independent. Both David and Patsy will join the Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee, and Audit Committee of the Board of the Group with David joining as Chair of the Remuneration Committee.
About Patsy Baker
Patsy is a Senior Group Advisor at Huntsworth Ltd, which specializes in healthcare and public relations. Patsy’s role includes special responsibility for coordinating the activities of the three PR companies in the Huntsworth stable. She is active in client advisory work at the senior board level. Patsy is also a Non-Executive Director of The Westminster Group plc, a security company listed on AIM, where she chairs the Nominations and Disclosure committees. From 1994 to 2017, Patsy was responsible for Group Client Relationships and Business Development at Bell Pottinger. There, Patsy used her extensive networks to advise boards on leadership and corporate reputation within the UK financial and business communities.
About David Wilkinson
David Wilkinson is an experienced Non-Executive Chairman and Director, advising fast-growth, entrepreneurial businesses, and professional practices. Since 2015, he has been Chairman of CH Bailey Group Limited, a formerly AIM-listed business, which develops and operates high-end properties overseas in the commercial, retail, and hospitality sectors and, in the UK, runs specialist heavy engineering operations. He is also Chairman of Goal Group, the UK market leader in technology-based reclamation services for withholding tax and legal class action proceeds, and a Non-Executive Director of Verso Biosense Group Limited, a medical technology spinout from Southampton University. From 1978 to 2015, he held a variety of senior positions at Ernst & Young LLP, including Audit Partner, UK IPO Leader, and UK Head of Entrepreneurial Services.
About RBG Holdings plc
RBG Holdings plc is a professional services group, which comprises the following divisions:
For more information: https://www.rbgholdings.co.uk/
Rosenblatt is one of the UK’s pioneering law firms and a leader in dispute resolution. Rosenblatt provides a range of legal services to its diversified client base, which includes companies, banks, entrepreneurs, and individuals. Complementing this is Rosenblatt’s increasingly international footprint, advising on complex cross-jurisdictional disputes. Rosenblatt’s practice areas include banking & finance, competition & regulatory, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, financial crime, financial services, insolvency & financial restructuring, IP/technology/media, real estate, serious & general crime, tax resolution, and white-collar crime.
Memery Crystal Limited
Specialist international law firm Memery Crystal offers legal services in a range of areas such as corporate (including a market-leading corporate finance offering), real estate, commercial, IP & technology, banking & finance, tax & wealth structuring, employment, and dispute resolution. Memery Crystal is one of the leading firms in the UK to advise the emerging cannabis sector on a wide range of business issues. Memery Crystal offers a partner-led service to a broad range of clients, from multinational companies, financial institutions, and owner-managed businesses to individual entrepreneurs.
Together, Rosenblatt and Memery Crystal form the Group’s Legal Services Division.
LionFish Litigation Finance (UK) Limited
The Group also provides litigation finance in selected cases through a separate arm, LionFish Litigation Finance (UK) Limited. LionFish finances litigation matters being run by other solicitors in return for a significant return on the outcome of those cases. As such, the Group has two types of litigation assets – Rosenblatt’s own client matters, and litigation matters run by third-party solicitors. LionFish is positioned to be a unique, alternative provider to traditional litigation funders.
Convex Capital Limited
Convex Capital is a specialist sell-side corporate finance boutique based in Manchester. Convex Capital is entirely focused on helping companies, particularly owner-managed and entrepreneurial businesses, realize their value through sales to large corporates. Convex Capital identifies and proactively targets firms that it believes represent attractive acquisition opportunities.
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