Mobeus invests for growth with new partner appointment
Mobeus Equity Partners has appointed Trevor Hope to lead its growth investment team. Trevor brings with him 20 years’ experience of growth capital investing in UK businesses, most recently as chief investment officer of Beringea’s ProVen VCTs. He will join Mobeus as Partner on 7th March 2016.
Trevor comments: “I’m delighted to be joining a business whose VCT performance is consistently ranked among the best. I look forward to backing growing British businesses with Mobeus.”
Prior to joining Beringea, Trevor worked at 3i, which he joined in 1996. He holds a number of board positions and has particular expertise in digital media and software businesses. Notable investments have included Paragon Software, Cambridge Industries, Achilles Group, Southnews Plc and Fjord.
Ashley Broomberg, Partner, comments: " The addition of Trevor to our team demonstrates our intent to become a leading provider of growth capital in the UK. Trevor has strong relationships with business owners and advisers and we are delighted to add such a powerful asset to the Mobeus team."
Mobeus has achieved nine exits in the last two years and last year backed four new deals. The Income & Growth VCT and Mobeus Income & Growth 2 VCT are ranked first and second respectively in independent rankings* of Generalist VCTs over five years.
*Source: data from AIC stats and Morningstar at January 2016