We are delighted to announce that Piers Denne, SEIS & EIS industry veteran, has joined as Head of Distribution.
Piers has spent his career in the financial services profession as a distributor of financial solutions to the intermediated market. Starting out with major Life Assurance Companies, Commercial Union and the Prudential, he moved into the asset management side with M &G. He subsequently worked with some of the largest UK and Global fund management groups, Fidelity International, Gartmore and Threadneedle in various senior positions. He has also spent time working with Independent intermediaries on their own investment management solutions. In the last ten years the emphasis has been on tax enhanced solutions, with a particular focus on Private Equity and EIS/SEIS.
Sarah Barber, CEO, said:
‘Following a very successful 2016/17 year, Jenson Funding Partners is entering a new growth phase and I am pleased that we have secured the skills and experience that Piers brings to help in that growth. Working with our existing team, Piers will be responsible for both growing the distribution of our existing EIS and SEIS funds and helping in the development of new investment solutions.’
Piers Denne added:
‘Having been closely involved with the SEIS and EIS market for a number of years I am excited to join a highly successful and progressive business in this sector. Jenson Funding Partners along with Jenson Solutions has developed a unique way of supporting their early stage investee companies that nurtures them through the early growth stages. They now have significant investment opportunities in further funding companies that they have worked with closely and already know.’