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Grafton Capital Appoints Tom Morrell As Chief Financial Officer

European technology growth investor Grafton Capital has appointed Tom Morrell as its Chief Financial Officer. Morrell joins Grafton Capital from Brookfield Asset Management. During his time at Brookfield, Morrell was responsible for financial and operational oversight of its European private equity investments.

Ed Barroll Brown, Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Grafton Capital said: “Grafton Capital recently surpassed £100m of invested capital and so we are delighted that Tom has joined us, bringing first rate experience from institutional private equity. Alongside managing an exciting portfolio of growth companies, we continue to grow and develop our own business with new investments and high calibre team appointments planned.”

“I’m excited to join Grafton Capital, as it enters its next phase, having built a strong reputation amongst the tech founders it partners with," added Morrell. "Grafton Capital has built an impressive portfolio of leading technology companies, and I look forward to supporting those businesses, and working closely alongside Ed as we look to make new investments.”

Grafton Capital has invested over £100m in European software and technology companies. It typically invests £5 - £20mn in categories including software, data and analytics, online platforms or marketplaces. Most recently, Grafton Capital invested £7mn in Third Financial, a Fintech platform for the wealth management industry.

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