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10 September 2014

Rob Reynolds to join Spire Partners as Chief Investment Officer

Spire Partners LLP (“Spire” or the “Company”) today announced that Robert (Rob) Reynolds will be joining the Company as Chief Investment Officer and Partner.

Rob joins Spire from 3i Debt Management, where he spent three years, most recently as Head of its Credit Opportunities Fund, and Portfolio Manager of a number of their CLOs. During his time at 3i, Rob worked closely with two of Spire’s founding partners, Phil Bennett-Britton and Oliver Drummond Smith, when they managed various 3i Debt Management funds.

Prior to his time at 3i Rob was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Resource Europe, a top performing European CLO fund manager.

Commenting on Rob’s appointment, Jonathan Russell, Managing Partner of Spire Partners, said: “We are pleased to announce the appointment of such a well respected and experienced Chief Investment Officer to supplement our senior management team. With more than 35 years’ experience in the industry and a strong investment track record, Rob will be an excellent addition to our expanding team.”

Rob Reynolds said: “I am delighted to be joining the Spire team at such an exciting time of growth for the firm. I continue to be impressed with their development over the last two years, and very much look forward to being part of the next phase of their evolution.”