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Beringea adds two to its investment team

September 19th 2013

Rob Hodgkinson and Harry Thomas join the Beringea investment team

(London, UK) Beringea, the growth capital investor that manages the Proven Venture Capital Trusts, today announces that it is expanding its investment team with two new hires: Rob Hodgkinson and Harry Thomas.

Hodgkinson joins as Investment Manager for the VCTs with five years’ experience in finance, including two years in growth and mezzanine investments. He started his career in M&A at NM Rothschild working on transactions within the energy, leisure and property industries. He was subsequently an Investment Manager at Ventursome, a leading social investment fund, where he executed more than ten growth capital and mezzanine investments. Rob graduated from Cambridge University and has an MBA from INSEAD.

Thomas joins as an Analyst and will be responsible for deal origination, research and financial modelling for both the equity-based and debt-based UK investment teams. His previous experience includes working in local government, real estate and for two start-ups. Harry graduated from St. Andrew’s University with a degree in History.

Chief Investment Officer Trevor Hope commented: “We are delighted to be expanding our UK equity investment team. Rob has valuable transaction experience in relevant sectors and will provide further depth to our investment team. Harry will focus on sourcing and evaluating potential new deals for our UK portfolio.”