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Seraphim Space I.T. (SSIT)

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Wednesday 08 December, 2021

Seraphim Space I.T.

Additional Non-Executive Director Appointment

RNS Number : 8982U
Seraphim Space Investment Trust PLC
08 December 2021
 

SERAPHIM SPACE INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

 

("Seraphim Space" or "the Company")

 

 

Additional Non-Executive Director Appointment
 

The Board of Seraphim Space Investment Trust plc (LSE: SSIT), the world's first listed SpaceTech fund, is delighted to announce the appointment of Angela Lane as a fourth Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2022. She will also be a member of the Audit, Management Engagement and Remuneration and Nomination Committees and, with effect from 30 June 2022, will succeed Christina McComb as Chair of the Audit Committee.

 

Angela has decades of experience working with private equity owned companies, investment trusts and as the Chair of audit and remuneration committees.  She began her career at the venture capital firm 3i and became a partner of 3i's Growth Capital business, overseeing the UK Growth Capital portfolio.  Subsequently, she has held a number of positions as Chair of private equity-backed businesses.

 

Angela is currently a Non-Executive Director of BlackRock Throgmorton Investment Trust plc as well as Pacific Horizon Investment Trust plc and Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust plc, where she also Chairs the Audit Committee.

 

Will Whitehorn, Chair of Seraphim Space Investment Trust plc, commented:  "We are delighted to welcome Angela, an experienced Investment Trust Board member, as a member of our Board and Chair-designate of our Audit Committee." 

 

Angela Lane does not currently hold any shares in the Company.

This notification is made pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.11R.

 

Media Enquiries

Seraphim Space (Manager) LLP (via SEC Newgate)
Mark Boggett, CEO / James Bruegger, CIO / Rob Desborough  

 

SEC Newgate (Communications advisers)                                                [email protected]  
Emma Kane / Clotilde Gros / Tom Carnegie                                                                 +44 (0) 3757 6767

 

Deutsche Bank   
Mark Hankinson / Neil Collingridge / Neil Coleman                                              +44 (0) 20 754 58000
 

J.P. Morgan Cazenove
William Simmonds / Jérémie Birnbaum / Rupert Budge                                        +44 (0) 20 7742 4000
 

Ocorian Administration (UK) Limited                                                    [email protected]  

Lorna Zimny / Eimear Coleman     +44 28 9078 5880


 

 

 

  Notes to Editors

About Seraphim Space Investment Trust

Seraphim Space Investment Trust is the world's first listed fund focused on Space Tech. The Company seeks exposure predominantly to early and growth stage private financed Space Tech businesses that have the potential to dominate globally and that are sector leaders with first mover advantages in areas such as climate, communications, mobility and cyber security.

The Company listed on the Premium Segment of the London Stock Exchange on 14 July 2021, following an oversubscribed IPO raising £178.4 million.  It currently has exposure to 19 Space Tech companies and has agreed to acquire investments in a further two companies by 31 December 2021.

Seraphim Space Investment Trust is managed by Seraphim Space (Manager) LLP.

Further information is available at:  www.seraphim.vc

 

 

 

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