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The Team

The Team

The knowledge, experience and pedigree of our investment team, combined with their individual track records of successful investing in the SME sector, is complimented by our Unique Advisory Network of 300 High Net Worths and seasoned entrepreneurs.

When combined with the entrepreneurial culture of Seneca itself, the investment team is empowered to provide a flexible approach to investment, that enables it to make decisions quickly and transact fast.

Seneca take an active role in portfolio companies, typically in the form of a non-executive board position. Seneca will also help the investee company to strengthen the management team where appropriate. This may be financial or operational, or with an experienced non-executive director or chairman that can help with the strategic direction of the company.

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John Davies

Investment Director

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John Davies

Investment Director


Ex PwC, RSM Robson Rhodes and BDO Transaction Services team with Business Recovery and Audit experience. At Clearwater Corporate Finance he completed a number of high profile deals across a broad spectrum of sectors including private equity, owner managers, management teams and debt funders. John has extensive experience of both buy-side and sell-side support in relation to fundraisings, mergers, acquisitions, refinancing and restructurings.

Since joining Seneca in June 2015, John has transacted in excess of £28m in over 30 rounds of EIS investments.

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Connor Grimes

Investment Manager

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Connor Grimes

Investment Manager


Connor joined Seneca Partners in 2014 from Kleinwort Benson in London where he worked in the Finance and Principal Investment & Advisory teams and gained experience with business management, fundraisings and corporate finance advisory mandates. Since joining the investment team at Seneca Partners, he has acted on numerous transactions totalling in excess of £35m across multiple industries and sectors. His experience encompasses both private equity and public market transactions including IPOs, acquisitions and restructurings.

Connor graduated from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in the Netherlands where he earned a BSc in International Business and an MSc in Finance & Investments.

Connor is a CFA® charterholder.

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Matt Currie

Investment Director

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Matt Currie

Investment Director


Matt joined Seneca from the RBS Structured Finance team in January 2017 where he completed 15 Leverage Finance transactions, being primarily mid-market private equity deals. Working alongside the top private equity institutions in the region, Matt led deals across the Leisure/Consumer, TMT, Professional Services, Manufacturing and Infrastructure sectors. Prior to that Matt spent four years with Deloitte, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and working on both audit and advisory engagements throughout the North West. Matt graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010 with a degree in Management with Accounting & Finance.

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