Fordham Appointed CEO of SVG Capital

SVG Capital, a UK private equity investment firm and one of the largest investors in Permira, appointed Lynn Fordham as CEO of SVG Capital plc and Tony Dalwood as CEO of SVG Advisers.

Press release:

SVG Capital plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Fordham as CEO of SVG Capital plc and Tony Dalwood as CEO of SVG Advisers with immediate effect. Lynn joined the SVG Capital Board as Finance Director in July 2008. Tony joined SVG Advisers in 2002 as Head of Public Equities. With these appointments, Nicholas Ferguson will relinquish his interim executive role and will revert to his position of Chairman of SVG Capital.

Nick Ferguson, Chairman of SVG Capital, commented: “We are delighted to appoint Lynn Fordham as CEO of SVG Capital. Since joining in the middle of last year she has played a vital role in the transformation of the Company’s balance sheet and the development of the Group strategy. Lynn is the right person to take the Company forward and the Board looks forward to working with her in this role.

“We are also delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Dalwood as CEO of SVG Advisers. Tony has a strong investment background and the required skill and determination to grow SVG Advisers through its next phase.”

Lynn Fordham said: “Following the recent restructuring of SVG Capital’s balance sheet, the Company is now in a much stronger financial position. I look forward to working with the team in refining the Company’s strategy and leading SVG Capital through the next phase of its development.”

Tony Dalwood said: “Since its establishment in 2001, SVG Advisers had grown into a leading private equity asset management company and I look forward to working with the team to develop and grow the business further.”