Lionel Anthony has joined Ariadne Capital’s board. Anthony’s venture capital pedigree extends back to 1976 at the Coal Board Pension Funds’ in-house venture capital facility that went on, with Anthony’s assistance, to became independent and ultimately, long after his departure, became known as Cinven (in 1997.) In 1983 he founded Causeway Capital, which raised nine funds and approximately GBP500 million, before being sold to ABN AMRO in 1996.
Anthony also becomes an investor member of Ariadne Capital, which was formed as an alternative venture capital approach, by ex-First Tuesday co-founder Julie Meyer. Co-founder in Ariadne Capital is Bundeep Singh Rangar (COO) and they were joined in 2001 by Senia Rapisarda, director.