Eight Capital Ptnrs. - Subsidiary Board Appointment
RNS Number : 4142L
Eight Capital Partners PLC
13 May 2022
 

 

13 May 2022

Eight Capital Partners plc

("ECP", "Eight Capital" or "the Company")

 

Epsion Capital Board Appointment

 

Eight Capital (AQSE: ECP), the financial services fintech operating group that aims to source and deliver tech, fintech and other on-trend-sector transactions, announces that its wholly owned independent corporate advisory subsidiary, Epsion Capital Limited ("Epsion"), has appointed Richard Day to its board.

Mr Day, a qualified lawyer, has had a diverse and successful senior management career, acquiring extensive knowledge of public markets, corporate finance and corporate governance across a range of sectors. He was a co-founder of institutional stockbroker, Arden Partners plc where he worked from 2002 until 2015, and was Head of Corporate Finance for most of his time with the firm. He played an important role in building the business both domestically and internationally.

Since then, he has been on the boards of various listed companies. He is currently  Non-Executive Chairman of AIM-listed "Big Data" analytics company, Pelatro plc and most recently, AQSE-Listed The British Honey Company plc, the premium British honey and craft spirits producer. He is also Chairman of Eden Geothermal Limited, a private company, which is drilling the first well on its two-well deep geothermal site at the world-famous Eden Project in Cornwall.  

Commenting on Mr Day's appointment, Eight Capital Executive Chairman, Dominic White said:

"I am delighted to welcome Richard to the Epsion Board, where his corporate finance expertise combined with extensive plc Board experience will not only strengthen Epsion but also provide complementary skills the wider Group.

 

"A clear pathway lies ahead for the transformation of the Eight Capital business in terms of its size, market value and influence in financial services, notably through the use of fintech. We have an active and growing pipeline of transactions through both of our Operating Subsidiaries, Epsion and Innovative Finance, and we will be seeking to raise and generate capital from our current investments to co-invest through them, as well as a number of corporate level potential strategic operating partnerships that we intend to deliver in the coming months."

 

 

Enquiries:

Eight Capital Partners plc

Dominic White - Executive Chairman

David Bull - Chief Executive Officer

 

+44 20 3808 0029

info@eight.capital

 

 

 


Walbrook PR Limited

Paul Vann

+44 20 7933 8780

+44 7768 807631

eightcapital@walbrookpr.com

About Eight Capital Partners:

Eight Capital Partners plc is an international financial services operating company focused on owning and operating businesses engaged in "Fintech" operations, from the digitisation of banking services, through to blockchain-backed decentralised finance companies and "crypto banks".

 

ECP provides equity, debt, and equity-related investment capital to companies seeking capital for growth and development, consolidation or acquisition, or pre-IPO financing. The Company seeks to generate an attractive rate of return for shareholders, predominantly through capital appreciation, by maximising the revenues, profits and value of its operating subsidiaries, and taking advantage of the increasing number of acquisition opportunities within the continuously developing global technology, media, telecoms and financial services sectors.

www.eight.capital

 

Eight Capital Partners operates two subsidiary businesses:

 

Epsion Capital:

Epsion Capital is an independent corporate advisory firm based in London with an extensive experience in UK and European capital markets. The team of senior and experienced ECM and M&A professionals is specialised across multiple markets, sectors and geographies and it prides itself on a commercial approach that allows the clients to achieve their growth ambitions. www.epsioncapital.com

 

Innovative Finance:

Innovative Finance is a corporate finance advisory business that develops mergers and acquisitions and financing solutions across multiple sectors, primarily in Europe, with access to international transactions.  It is currently working on transactions in the USA and Europe which are linked to technological developments in the financial services industry, AI, cybersecurity, e-commerce and cannabis. www.innovfinance.com

 

 

Further information on Richard Day, age 61

Mr Day does not have a beneficial interest in the Company's issued share capital.

Save as set out below, there is no further information regarding Richard Day that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Appendix 1, Table A, paragraph 5.1.2 of the AQSE Exchange Growth Market - Rules for Issuers.


 

Current Directorships

Previous Directorships in the last five years

The British Honey Company plc

RJD Corporate Ltd

Greka Drilling Ltd

Cogenpower Plc

EGS Energy Ltd

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Eden Geothermal Ltd

Envent Capital Markets Ltd

Pelatro Plc


Alchemac Ltd


 

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