Peter Davies

Hedge Fund Manager, Lansdown Partners

Biography

Peter is a senior partner and member of the Management Committee at Lansdowne Partners, one of Europe’s largest hedge fund managers. The partnership specialises in research-based fundamental investment with a medium-term time horizon and currently holds stakes in a variety of well-known companies such as Nike, Lloyds Banking Group and Coca-Cola. The firm’s largest fund, jointly run by Peter, is the Lansdowne Developed Markets Fund, which was established in 2001 and has compounded returns for investors at around 15% since inception.

He is also a governor of the Wellcome Trust (one of the UK’s largest charities, focused on medical research), as well as sitting on its Investment Committee, a role he also fulfils at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is a member of the advisory committee of Manocap, a venture capital fund investing in some of the most distressed areas of the world, initially focused on Sierra Leone.

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