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Grafton Capital Adds Amaad Mahmood, Daniel Cheung To Investment Team

British growth investor Grafton Capital has appointed Amaad Mahmood and Daniel Cheung to its investment team.

Mahmood joins as an Investment Director, and will focus on sourcing, evaluating, and executing investments. Prior to joining Grafton, he was a growth investor at Mobeus Equity Partners. Cheung joins Grafton Capital as Associate Director from Downing Ventures having begun his career in Corporate Finance at Arma Partners.

Ed Barroll Brown, Grafton Capital Managing Partner, said: “2021 marks a new chapter for Grafton Capital as we embark on the next stage of our own growth as a firm. Daniel and Amaad are very talented investors with dense early career experience. They both bring new perspectives and ideas to the team, and it’s great to have them on board.”

Commenting on his appointment Amaad Mahmood, Investment Director said: “The past year has accelerated the structural shift in technology adoption for enterprise and consumers. Grafton Capital’s portfolio has performed well through Covid and I’m looking forward to playing a role in sourcing exciting new growth companies to partner with, as well as working with current portfolio companies.”

Daniel Cheung, Associate Director, also said: “I have been following Grafton Capital’s progress over the last few years, and am delighted to have joined the team at an exciting time for tech and software investing.”

Co-Founded by Barroll Brown, Grafton Capital has invested over £100mn to date. Recent transactions include a growth capital investment in Omilia in April 2020, the sale of Softomotive to Microsoft in May 2020, and a growth buyout of Third Financial in October 2020. The firm recently hired Tom Morrell as Chief Financial Officer, who joined from Brookfield Asset Management.

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