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Gresham House plc A Year of Organic Growth with 79% Increase in Assets Under Management

Gresham House plc LON:GHE Audited Results for Year Ended 31 December 2017, A Year of Organic Growth with 79% Increase in Assets Under Management plus Operating Profitability Achieved in H2 2017 Ahead of Expectations

   -- Assets under management ("AUM") increased 79% to GBP649 million (2016: GBP363 million) 
-- Asset management revenue up 85% to GBP6.5 million (2016: GBP3.5 million) 
-- Adjusted operating loss reduced to GBP0.7 million (2016: GBP2.4 million loss) 
-- Adjusted operating profitability achieved in the second half of 2017 
-- Organic growth of GBP200 million (a 55% rise over the year) including the launch of the British Strategic 
Investment Fund ("BSIF") and growth across other existing strategies 
-- Acquisition growth of GBP86 million (up 24%) through the purchase of Hazel Capital, the renewable energy asset 
manager, in October 2017 
-- Completed the sale of the legacy property portfolio post year end, fully repaying debt - strong balance sheet 
with tangible/realisable assets of GBP24.4 million

Anthony Dalwood, CEO of Gresham House, comments: “Three years on from the start of our journey, Gresham House Group is a specialist alternatives asset manager in a strong position to build the momentum that we have created. We are seeing institutional investors increasing their allocations to alternatives. With our newest offerings in new energy and infrastructure, we can provide pension funds, family office and other institutional clients with tailored solutions including co-investment opportunities in some of the fastest growing and most sought-after market segments in the alternatives sector.”

We have a promising pipeline of acquisitions and organic growth opportunities, a strong balance sheet and a high-quality team to continue to execute the shareholder value creation strategy in 2018.”

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