3rd December 2015
MitonOptimal International, the Guernsey-headquartered discretionary fund management company, is delighted to announce that Bailiwick Investments Limited has made a cash investment, representing an 11% stake in the Group.
“This investment represents an exciting time for the Company and will enable MitonOptimal to maximise growth opportunities for the Group and strengthen our balance sheet”, stated Scott Campbell, MitonOptimal’s Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer. “This investment comes at a time of significant new client opportunities presented by the retail distribution review ‘RDR’ type regulatory changes in almost all of the regions in which we operate. Our tie-up with Bailiwick Investments allows us to retain the owner-managed culture that is integral to the MitonOptimal ethos and our management team is very excited about our new equity partner and the next evolutionary stage in our business’s development”.
Simon Melling, Head of Corporate Finance at Ravenscroft Limited who are the manager of Bailiwick Investments, who will be joining MitonOptimal International Limited’s board as a non-executive director said: “We have known Scott Campbell and many of his team for a number of years and are delighted to be adding MitonOptimal to our diversified portfolio of investments. The growth potential in the offshore investment management market for DFM and funds services is immense and we are excited to be partnering with the experienced and high performance management team at MitonOptimal for the years ahead”.
MitonOptimal is an experienced specialist global multi-asset management company, with a presence in Guernsey, South Africa, Singapore and the Isle of Man. Founded in 2002, the business offers a range of multi-asset funds, discretionary fund management (DFM) and advisory services to a broad range of intermediaries and institutional investors around the world.
Bailiwick Investments Limited is a closed-ended investment company with a diversified portfolio of holdings offering a regular dividend yield and long term capital growth to its shareholders. Listed on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange “CISE”, the Board of Directors and its investment manager have demonstrated a strong record of business acumen and success in the Channel Islands and further afield.
For all queries please contact:
- Scott Campbell, MitonOptimal International Limited +27 (0)82 3014001
- Simon Melling, Bailiwick Investments +44 (0)1481 729100
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