Ryan Robson has joined Sovereign Capital (previously Nash, Sells & Partners) as a director. Robson was previously a director with Gresham Trust where he worked for four years and before that he was with HSBC Private Equity.
Peter Brooks, deputy chief executive at Sovereign Capital, previously worked with Robson at Gresham Trust where together they invested GBP28 million in ten transactions and returned an IRR of 49 per cent.
Sovereign Capital has just held the first closing of Sovereign Capital Limited Partnership III at GBP55 million. A final close is expected at GBP100 million to GBP125 million around year-end.