LMS Capital plc is a listed private equity investment company, its focus is predominantly on direct investment at the smaller end of the UK private equity market below £50 million enterprise value where the manager believes there to be significant market inefficiencies which create opportunities for superior long-term returns and where they can leverage the experience of the investment team.
The manager will invest in and partner with management teams of profitable and cash generative businesses to create value targeting an annual return on equity of 12%-15% net of costs over the long-term. A disciplined investment process has been established with a newly formed Investment Committee. The short-term focus is on maximising the value of existing holdings, with the ability where growth prospects are clear, to preserve and support value creation.
As investments are recycled, the fund will be able to gain exposure to alternative investment opportunities and illiquid assets through access to the Gresham House group and network to invest directly via co-investment. Our team have a proven track record in asset management, private equity and public markets.
As a result of changes to the investment policy implemented in 2016, the fund is now focused predominantly on investment in private assets, with emphasis on private equity. The investment team aim to achieve shareholder objectives through a staged approach: