Please forward this error screen to 10. Our company was founded fisher investments europe ltd london 2001 by one of the world’s premier retailing families which uses its expertise and networks to enable our management teams to realise their growth potential. Manzanita Capital is located in London and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
British beauty retailer operating in both the UK and US offering a highly edited selection of the most innovative products sources from around the world. Diptyque is a French Fragrance House famous around the world for its signature candles as well as personal fragrance and body care. Byredo is a Stockholm based fragrance house founded on 2006 by Ben Gorham. Products currently include perfume, body care, home fragrances and accessories. Kevyn Aucoin is a sophisticated American makeup brand using classical colours for timeless elegance. Focused on Hong Kong and mainland China, CLIM distributes premium niche beauty brands across a variety of retail and wholesale channels.
New York based Apothecary brand blending natural ingredients with performance technologies for women and men. Bill Fisher, CEO and Founder Bill served as the Founder and President of the International Division for GAP Inc, expanding the Company into Canada, Japan and Europe. He started Manzanita Capital in 2001. Currently, Bill lives in San Francisco, California and has previously lived in Canada and France. Education: Bill has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Princeton University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Stanford University. Chris was formerly President and Representative Director of Gap Japan K. Together with Bill, he established the GAP and Banana Republic brands in Japan following the success the two had in building GAP in Canada.
Education: Chris graduated from Columbia University. Prior to joining Manzanita, Barbara was Managing Director at a city financial advisory firm, a Member of the Independent Television Commission and Teaching Fellow at London Business School. She is a Member of the Competition and Markets Authority and a Trustee of Refuge, the UK domestic violence charity and was formerly a Non Executive Director of Eniro AB where she Chaired the Audit Committee. Webb, Watches of Switzerland, Goldsmiths, Julian Graves, DAY Birger, and Illum. He also held various operating roles at Gap Inc.
Paula was formerly a partner in the London office of a large US law firm, where she led the retail practice. Prior to that, she worked with Bill and Chris as Gap’s International Division lawyer where she helped launch the business in Japan as well as France and Germany. Paula is licensed to practice law in England and Wales as well as New York and California. Beauty then as a strategy manager on Eyewear and Watches. She also held various marketing and sales positions as an intern at Louis Vuitton, L’Oréal and Coty.
Education: Adelaide holds a Masters Degree in International Management from ESCP Europe. There he primarily focused on the expansion and development of the business in China. Education: Harry has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics from Oxford University. A team where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
We expect our entrepreneurs to be our partners. We are highly selective when making acquisitions because we lavish individual attention and support on our companies. We use our experience in international retail and branding and our financial expertise and resources to guide our management teams into new products or markets. We aspire to be long term shareholders and believe that active participation at board level builds value. City of London has a formidable reputation as an income-producing investment trust, becoming one of just three to reach the milestone of 50 consecutive years of rising dividends in March 2016. Job Curtis has run the trust since 1991.