Corporate Finance Advisory – Arlington has advised numerous public and private companies on corporate strategy and structuring mandates that include: enhancing shareholder value via board and management re-organisations; cost cutting and productivity initiatives; sourcing high quality joint venture partners; leading asset acquisition / disposal negotiations and mergers and acquisitions.
The principals have proven senior management experience and have sat on the boards of numerous domestic and international companies often working closely with management teams in turnarounds, refinancing and restructuring mandates.
Corporate Finance Sales – Collectively the principals of Arlington have originated, sold and distributed over $3 billion of natural resources deals to date with particular focus and knowledge in the emerging markets.
Investment Management – The Arlington team has extensive experience across a broad range of open and closed ended products. They have acted in both an investment management and advisory capacity to City Natural Resources High Yield Trust, New City High Yield Trust, New City High Yield Fund, City Merchants High Yield Trust, Golden Prospect Precious Metals Limited, Altus Resource Fund, Arlington Special Situations Fund Limited and Duke Royalty Limited to name just a few.
Charlie is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited having acquired the business in October 2004. Through Arlington, Charlie has been active in a variety of different investment management mandates and corporate finance transactions. In addition, Charlie has successfully led a number of IPO and RTO transactions on the London markets. Prior to Arlington Group Asset Management Limited he worked for Arlington Group plc, an AIM quoted investment company and managed all of its public equity portfolio, as well as Jupiter Asset Management, ABN Amro and Barclays de Zoete Wedd. He has extensive fund management experience and has advised and sat on the board of a number of different funds, trusts and other operating public companies. Charlie holds a BA Honours degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Exeter.
Simon is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited. He has over two decades of investment banking experience across equity sales and corporate finance in London having joined Arlington from GMP Securities Europe, which he founded in 2007. Simon previously worked for Royal Bank of Canada Group where he was a leading equity salesman and for Hartley Poynton in Perth in Australia. Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University, Western Australia.
Mike is responsible for the finance, operations and compliance functions of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited having joined the firm in 2019. He has worked for a variety of stockbroking firms over the course of his 30 year career in the city gaining extensive operational experience at management level. He started his financial career in 1983 at an Australian broker and subsequently managed the operations departments of CSFB Australia, Ambrian Partners and Dundee Securities.
Richard is a special adviser to the board of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited and head of the advisory committee. He was previously the senior resource fund manager at CQS Asset Management Ltd having merged his New City Investment Management group with CQS in 2007. Prior to that, he was a senior fund manager at Invesco and a partner at Hoare Govett with responsibility for the mining department. He has held fund management positions at City Merchants High Yield Trust Plc, New City High Yield Fund Limited, City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc and Geiger Counter Ltd. Richard has extensive experience in the financial securities markets in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa and a number of his previous funds have achieved long term, top quartile ranked performance.