FAQs - About GSF
Gore Street Energy Fund PLC is a publicly traded investment trust that is listed on the main market of the London Stock exchange (Ticker: GSF).
The Company invests in a diversified portfolio of utility scale energy storage projects. The portfolio is primarily located in the UK and the Republic of Ireland but the Company will consider projects outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, in particular in North America and Western Europe.
ISIN = GB00BG0P0V73
SEDOL = GB0P0V7
Ticker = GSF
Please refer to the Key Dates section on the website:
Please refer to the Reports and Accounts section of the website for the latest announcements of GSF results:
The Company has appointed Gore Street Capital Limited as the Company’s Investment Manager. The Investment Manager was formed in 2015 as a platform to acquire, develop and manage global renewable energy assets. It is headquartered in the UK and comprises a strong team of investment professionals with significant experience in sourcing, structuring and managing large renewable energy projects globally. The Investment Manager was one of the first to deploy privately-owned large-scale battery projects in GB.
Shore Capital Corporate Limited, Cassini House, 57 St James Street, London SW1A 1LD.
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Yes, the Company Board is fully independent from the Investment Manager and members are listed below:
Patrick Cox (Chairman): Mr Cox has significant board experience and is currently the Chairman of the Public Interest Committee for KPMG Ireland, a member of the Appointment Advisory Committee for the European Investment Bank, a member of Michelin SCA’s Supervisory Board and a non-executive director of Appian Asset Management Ltd. He also sits on the boards of various think tanks and not-for-profit organisations, including as a Senior Fellow and Board Member of the Institute for International and European Affairs, Ireland, a Board Member of the Third Age Foundation Ireland, and President of Alliance Française Dublin. He was formerly the President of the European Parliament from 2002 – 2004, having been a Member of the European Parliament for Munster, Ireland from 1989 to 2004 and is now the European Coordinator for the ScandinavianMediterranean TEN-T Core Network Corridor, appointed by the European Commission. He has been bestowed National Honours by Presidents of Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania, and is a Commander of the Legion of Honour, France. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and holds Honorary Doctorates from Trinity College Dublin, the National University of Ireland, the University of Limerick, the Open University and the American College Dublin.
Caroline Banszky: Ms Banszky is currently a non-executive director of 3i Group plc, where she is the Chairman of the Audit and Compliance Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee, and a non-executive director of IntegraFin Holdings plc where she is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. She is a past committee member of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) Self-Managed Investment Trusts, a director and General Committee member of The Caledonian Club Trustees Ltd, a director of the AllChurches Trust Limited and a member of their Finance & Investment Committee, a director of the UK Stem Cell Foundation and a member of the Investment Sub-Committee of The Open University. Prior to this, for 15 years to August 2016, she was the CEO of The Law Debenture Corporation plc. Between 1997 and 2002, she was the COO of SVB Holdings plc (now Novae Group plc, a Lloyd’s listed and integrated company). Additionally, from 1981 to 1997, Ms Banszky worked at N.M. Rothschild & Sons Ltd, where she held various senior management roles including Finance Director and CFO. Ms Banszky is a graduate of the University of Exeter and is a Chartered Accountant, having trained at Peat Marwick & Mitchell (now KPMG).
Malcolm King: Mr King has had a varied career in financial services, including over 30 years in investment management. For 10 years Mr King was the investment manager at Finsbury Asset Management where he was responsible for the investments of seven investment trusts. Subsequently he moved to J O Hambro Capital Management where he was director and investment manager of two investment trusts and a number of other portfolios. From 2004 until 2016, Mr King worked at Investec Asset Management where he was the co-manager of various multi-asset funds invested in internal and external funds, including closed-ended funds. A Chartered Accountant, having trained at Peat, Marwick & Mitchell (now KPMG), he is currently a non-executive director of Ecofin Global Utilities & Infrastructure Trust plc and a former non-executive director of Henderson Opportunities Trust. He writes regularly for MoneyWeek as well as having a number of unpaid commitments. Mr King is an economics graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Thomas Murley: Mr Murley has been involved in investing in renewable energy projects for over 25 years in both Europe and the United States. From 2004 to 2016 Mr Murley was a director at HgCapital, a London-based private equity firm, where he established its renewable energy investment fund business which raised and invested over US$1 billion in equity in over 70 EU wind, solar, biomass and hydroelectric projects. From 2016 to 2018 Mr Murley continued to act as Chairman and Senior Advisor to the HgCapital Renewable Energy team, which spun out of HgCapital in December 2017 and is now trading as Asper Investment Management, serving on investment and portfolio committees. In 2012 Mr Murley was appointed as a non-executive director to the inaugural board of the UK Green Investment Bank, where he also served on the investment committee. Mr Murley remained on the board until the privatisation of the Green Investment Bank in August 2017. In October 2016 he was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Ameresco Inc., a renewable energy and energy efficiency company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr Murley also serves as an independent investment committee member for two private renewable energy investment funds, one based in New York and the other in Amman, Jordan. From 1993-2003 Mr Murley was a lawyer and later Managing Director of EIF Group in Boston Massachusetts, one of the first energy infrastructure funds, where he was responsible for equity investments and renewable and conventional power projects. Mr Murley has a degree in History from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois and a Law Degree, with honors, from Fordham University in New York.