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Harwood Capital LLP is registered in England and Wales under Partnership No: OC304213.

Harwood Capital LLP

Harwood Capital LLP ("HC LLP") was incorporated in 2003 and is the investment manager of the Harwood Private Clients and Rockwood Strategic PLC.

HC LLP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harwood Capital Management Limited and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"), authorisation number 224915.

Led by Christopher Mills, the funds managed and advised by HC LLP follow an active value approach towards the businesses in which they invest. 

Registered office:  6 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J 8LD

North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC ("NASCIT")

With net assets of £878m (as at 30th June 2021) NASCIT is Harwood's flagship investment trust having generated annualised returns of c.14% per annum since Mr Mills began managing it in the early 1980s.

The Company is a closed-ended investment company within the meaning of Section 833 of the Companies Act 2006 whose shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The objective of the Company is to provide capital appreciation through investment in a portfolio of smaller companies principally based in countries bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. The Company invests in both listed and unquoted companies.

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Oryx International Growth Fund Limited ("Oryx")

The Company is a Guernsey Authorised Closed-Ended Collective Investment Scheme pursuant to the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1987, as amended, and the Authorised Closed Ended Investment Scheme Rules 2008 issued by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. The Company has a premium listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. 

The investment manager to Oryx is Harwood Capital Management (Gibraltar) Limited.

The Company's objective is to seek consistently high absolute returns while maintaining a low level of risk principally through investment in medium and small sized quoted and unquoted companies in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Odyssean Investment Trust PLC

The Company is a closed-ended investment company within the meaning of Section 833 of the Companies Act 2006 whose shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The Company's objective is to deliver attractive returns by investing in higher quality businesses and supporting them to become even better. Odyssean Capital invests in a concentrated portfolio of well researched smaller companies, typically too small for inclusion in the FTSE 250. Constructive corporate engagement is a key part of Odyssean's approach, drawing on the investment team's lengthy and successful track record in this area.

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Harwood Private Equity

Harwood Private Equity is a leading investor in UK lower mid-market companies specialising in public-to-private transactions.

Pursuing a low-leverage strategy across a range of sectors, its funds have generated outstanding, long-term consistent performance.

Fund 1 was launched in 1999.  Fund 5 was raised in 2020 with £160 million of committed capital.

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Harwood Private Capital LLP

Providing flexible debt and equity-type capital to small and mid-sized companies in the U.K. and Europe.

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Harwood Real Estate

Harwood Real Estate is the property investment arm of Harwood Capital Management. Trading under Harwood Property Investments Limited the business invests opportunistically across all asset classes and regions across the UK. Harwood’s existing portfolio comprises investments in the private rented sector, commercial property, and residential development. Harwood Real Estate are looking to acquire additional investments within the UK property market.

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OPTESS are a business services provider, specialising in the provision of support for small to medium sized businesses. OPTESS pride themselves on assisting employers with the everyday responsibilities of company ownership - management, monitoring and development, from setting up and maintaining websites to running assessments for their auto-enrolment workplace pension.

Through their systems, experience, and dedicated service, OPTESS ensure that businesses run smoothly, allowing their employers to do what they do best – work and develop their venture.

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Rockwood Strategic Plc

Rockwood Strategic Plc (ticker "RKW") is an Investment Trust Company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. RKW primarily invests in smaller UK public companies. The team applies private equity techniques and constructive engagement alongside a long-term value-oriented equity investment philosophy.

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Goshawk Asset Management

Goshawk Asset Management is a new Global Equity boutique being launched by Alex Illingworth with the backing of Harwood Capital.

Alex is building a team and has plans to be running a number of mandates. More information will follow when appropriate.

Harwood Charitable Trust

The Harwood Charitable Trust is a philanthropic initiative funded by Harwood Capital. While we operate as a separate legal entity, our values align closely with those of the Harwood Capital Management Group.

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