Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to all of Citywire’s Fund Manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Aberforth co-founder Warnock joins Seneca as chairman

Aberforth co-founder Warnock joins Seneca as chairman

Seneca Investment Managers, which recently acquired Miton Capital Partners, has named David Warnock as chairman.

Warnock co-founded Aberforth Partners, retiring from the group in 2008 after a 19 year tenure. Prior to that he worked at Ivory & Sime plc for four years and, before that, he was at 3i Group for seven years, the last four of which were in Boston, USA.

He is also chairman of the Troy Income & Growth Trust as well as holding non-executive directorships at British Polythene Industries and Standard Life European Private Equity Trust.

Stuart Eaton, Seneca's chief executive officer, said: 'David is one of the most recognised people in the industry and it is a real coup to have him onboard.

'Our goal is to turn Seneca Investment Managers into a leading brand within UK financial services and his experience, expertise and contacts will certainly make that a lot easier to achieve.”

Warnock added: 'I am both privileged and excited to have been offered the role of chairman. Stuart has big plans for Seneca Investment Managers and my role will be to help those plans come to fruition in the years ahead.'

The asset management firm is part of Seneca Partners and is headquartered in Merseyside. It was founded in 2010 by Ian Currie, Stuart Eaton and Alex Dymock.

The group acquired Miton’s Liverpool fund business, which had £466 million in assets, at the end of January for up to £6.4 million, and manages a number of specialist investment funds and its clients are primarily entrepreneurs and family offices.

The group has offices in Leeds, Birmingham and Manchester.

Leave a comment!

Please sign in or register to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.
Citywire TV
Citywire TV
Citywire TV
Play Sam Vecht: the best opportunities in frontier markets

Sam Vecht: the best opportunities in frontier markets

Blackrock's Vecht evaluates frontier markets and explains where he sees the opportunities

Play Where A-rated Pattullo is finding the best bond opportunities

Where A-rated Pattullo is finding the best bond opportunities

Henderson Global Investors head of retail fixed income explains how he is managing his fund against the surprise current monetary policy divergence.

1 Comment Play Taxicab Tenner: Allianz Global Investors' AA-rated Simon Gergel

Taxicab Tenner: Allianz Global Investors' AA-rated Simon Gergel

Our much anticpated new series is here! We hand a black cab driver a tenner and grill the manager of the 125-year Merchants trust until the meter runs out.    

Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: meet the duo at the heart of Hargreave Hale's succession plan

Profile: meet the duo at the heart of Hargreave Hale's succession plan

For the first time in the company's history a non-Hargreave is now at the head of the north west broker and asset manager

Wealth Manager on Twitter