Geoffrey Dart is a merchant banker with over 35 years of experience of fund raising and listing transactions. In 1990 he was appointed to the board of Harrell Hospitality Inc, a hotel management and development company, after he structured and completed its reverse takeover by a US-listed shell company. In 2003, as chairman of Energy Technique Plc (a Main Market company) Geoffrey oversaw the re-structuring and re-capitalisation of the company. Also in 2003, as a founder and an executive director of London and Boston Investments Plc (an AIM-listed company), Geoffrey was responsible for M&A activity for the company. In 2010, Geoffrey joined the board of Hayward Tyler Limited, the specialist pump manufacturer and after raising equity and debt funding, completed the Main Market listing of the company and thereafter took on particular responsibility for the group's Chinese operations and completed a successful re-structuring of those operations.
Peter Redmond is a corporate financier with some 30 years’ experience in corporate finance and venture capital. He has acted on and assisted a wide range of companies to attain a listing over many years, on the Unlisted Securities Market, the Full List and AIM, whether by IPO or in many cases via reversals, across a wide range of sectors, ranging from technology through financial services to natural resources and, in recent years has done so as a director of the companies concerned. He has been active over many years in corporate rescues and reconstructions on AIM and in reverse transactions into a range of investing companies. He was a founder director of Cleeve Capital plc (now Satellite Solutions plc) and Mithril Capital plc, both of which were admitted to the Standard List of the London Stock Exchange, and took a leading role in the reconstruction and refinancing of of AIM-quoted Kennedy Investments and 3Legs Resources plc.
Adrian founded Thorpe-Beeston Investments Ltd (“TBIL”) in 2002. TBIL specializes in the financing and structuring of small to medium size businesses, and the floatation of these companies on the American Stock Exchange, AIM Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. Previous to this, Adrian was at Altium Capital, a major pan-European corporate finance house, where he focused primarily on the raising of private equity. Adrian has worked extensively in small to mid size businesses, financing and working with over 20 companies in the last 5 years. Other work has included implementation of corporate structure, human resources planning, corporate governance policies and providing finance once these cornerstones of a business are in place.