28 February 2011
Abchurch appointed for Corporate PR
Abchurch Communications has won the remit to support Amati Global Investors, the Edinburgh based fund manager run by Paul Jourdan and Douglas Lawson. Abchurch will be managing Amati’s corporate communications and media relations programme.
The Amati portfolio currently includes the CF Amati UK Small Companies Fund, Amati VCT plc, as well as Amati VCT 2 plc, formerly Invesco Perpetual Aim VCT plc. All of the funds are highly regarded in their respective spaces, with Amati VCT plc, which is currently raising up to £18 million, ranked first in its peer group of AIM VCTs launched in the tax year 2004/05 (source: Tax Efficient Review, 20 December 2010).
Julian Bosdet, Chief Executive of Abchurch, commented: “Amati Global Investors is a very exciting company to be working with. In addition to the well known and respected characters that run Amati, the funds are of great interest to the wider market. The team at Abchurch looks forward to working with Paul and Douglas on the Amati VCT fundraise, as well as the ongoing profile building of the other funds. We are delighted to have won this prestigious corporate communications and media relations remit which further extends the geographical spread of our international client base.”
Julian Bosdet will be leading the corporate pr account and is supported by Joanne Shears, Associate Director and Quincy Allan, Account Executive.