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Alasdair Thomson has over ten years experience in private equity and venture capital and is a partner in the Morgan Stanley Private Equity investment team, where like all team members he looks at a wide range of investment opportunities across the spectrum of development capital to more mature businesses. His early entrepreneurial understanding of the challenges in funding a business came when he founded his own educational toys business in France in the mid 1990s.

Andrew Cope is the Executive Chairman of Zenith Provecta,  a leading independent provider of vehicle management and financing solutions to UK corporate customers.  Andrew has led the business for 20 years, during which it has grown at over 10% per annum.  During this period, Andrew has received investment from four separate private equity funds and utilised a broad range of funding sources to support the growth of the business.

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Norton House Hotel Ingliston
EH28 8LX

0131 333 1275


John Anderson


  • Alasdair Thomson
  • Andrew Cope

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