Tuesday, February 12, 2013
SIGMA CAPITAL GROUP PLC
("Sigma" or "the Company")
Sigma, the property and urban regeneration specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of William ("Bill") MacLeod as an Executive Director, with immediate effect. This new appointment, together with the appointments announced on 7 February, reflects a further strengthening of Sigma's Board of Directors as the Company grows.
Bill MacLeod, aged 47, has over 25 years' experience of property investment, including real estate investment management. For five years until 2008, he was Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Investors, which provided specialist property fund management advice for a range of pension funds, local authorities and charities, and managed £4.1 billion of assets. Before that, he was a Director at ING Real Estate Investment Management, where he played a major role in launching the ING UK Property Income Fund and managed a number of segregated accounts. Based in London, Bill is currently Managing Director of Torrin Asset Management, his own asset management business, raising funds for clients and advising on property investment and development. At Sigma, Bill will utilise his significant experience to assist the Board with capitalising further on the opportunities that the Company is currently developing.
Graham Barnet, Chief Executive of Sigma, commented,
"I am delighted to welcome Bill MacLeod to Sigma's Board as a Director. His substantial experience in property investment and his contact base built up over a successful career will help to further strengthen the team here as we continue to drive Sigma's development."
Disclosures required pursuant to Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies
Mr William Henry MacLeod is, or has been, a director of the following companies and organisations during the past five years:
Torrin Asset Management Ltd
Previous directorships within the last five years:
Cushman & Wakefield LLP
Cushman & Wakefield Investors Ltd
Cushman & Wakefield Investors (Finance) Ltd
Infinity SDC Ltd
Infinity Commercial Properties Ltd
ISDC Developments (No1) Ltd
The Kensington @ Chelsea and Westminster Ltd
He currently holds 600,000 ordinary shares in Sigma, equating to a beneficial interest in 1.3% of the current issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
There is no further information to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Sigma Capital Group plc
Graham Barnet, Chief Executive
Marilyn Cole, Finance Director
T: 0131 220 9444
Katie Tzouliadis/Alex Shilov
T: 020 3178 6378
N+ 1 Singer
James Maxwell/Nick Donovan
T: 0207 496 3000
Company website: www.sigmacapital.co.uk