DSM is managed by Judith MacKenzie and Nick Hawthorn of Downing Fund Managers, a boutique investment house founded in 2010. Judith and Nick employ a value-based style that favours a private equity approach to investing in public markets.
DSM takes influential positions in businesses that are believed to be undervalued and might benefit from strategic and operational initiatives to drive performance and unlock shareholder value. The Board of Directors includes Non-Executive Chairman Hugh Aldous, and Non-Executive Directors Robert Legget, Linda Bell and William Dawkins.
At Downing, our funds, investment trusts and tax-efficient products are designed to provide rewarding opportunities for our clients while helping to create a sustainable future for all.