Welcome to our temporary website. LMS Capital appointed a new board on 28 November 2019 and has commenced making the necessary changes to transition to internal management. We are currently building our new website but in the meantime all mandatory information can be found below. Please contact us for further information.
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Robert Rayne, Chairman
Robert has expertise in a wide range of sectors, including real estate, media, consumer, technology and energy. He established the Company’s investment activities in the early 1980s as Investment Director and later Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of London Merchant Securities. Robert is also Chairman of The Rayne Foundation and a non-executive director/trustee of a number of charitable trusts and foundations. Robert was also Non-executive Chairman of Derwent London plc, before retiring from that role.
Nick Friedlos, Managing Director
Nick has overall responsibility for running the Company’s operations going forward, working with and supporting the activities of the investment teams as well as overseeing the administrative and regulatory matters. Nick is a Chartered Accountant by training and was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers until 1998. He has worked in the investment industry for the last 20 years and has experience of real estate, renewable energy and private equity asset classes. Between 2012 and August 2016, Nick oversaw the operation of the Company in its realisation phase. In 2016 when the Company entered into its contract with the External Manager, Nick transferred to the External Manager as an investment director, from which he resigned with effect from 15 October 2019.
James Wilson, Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director
James is currently Chairman and Managing Partner of Source Squared, a company he co-founded in 2006 to focus primarily on starting and building technology enabled service businesses in the energy sector, with a focus on energy efficiency. Before Source Squared, James was a founding partner of Boston Ventures, one of the leading U.S media private equity funds, responsible for building the firm’s practice in the information services industries. Prior to Boston Ventures, he served in the economic intelligence department of the Bank of England, and with the First National Bank of Boston, in London and Boston.
Peter Harvey, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Peter is a chartered accountant and, prior to his retirement in 2010, was a partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Since 2014, Peter has been involved as Chairman of the shareholder group in a private company in the brewing sector and has worked closely with the board of that business. Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and graduated from Manchester University.
Graham Stedman, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Graham is a lawyer and spent most of his career as a corporate law partner in London advising on mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, and other corporate transactions in both public markets and private equity and venture capital. During the last four years of his career, Graham was the senior partner of Nabarro LLP with responsibility for developing the strategic direction of the firm, overseeing its implementation and representing the firm in the marketplace. Graham is a qualified solicitor and graduated with a degree in Law from University College London.