Introducing Gravis Clean Energy

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of the investment and the income deriving from it can go down as well as up and can't be guaranteed. You may get back less than you invested.

The market

Wind power

Wind power

Operational wind turbine assets generating electricity for national grids. Wind turbines generate 825 TWh which is 3.4% of global demand.

Solar power

Solar power

Operational solar panels generating electricity for national grids. Solar panels generate 254 TWh which is 1.1% of global demand.

Hydro power

Hydro power

Operational hydro power plants generating electricity for national grids. Hydro generates nearly 4000 TWh which is 17% of global demand.

Clean energy generation

Clean energy generation

Operational clean energy assets contribute 24% of world electricity requirement. Renewable energy infrastructure is a huge market and growing.

Generation technology

Generation technology

Manufacturers of clean energy technology, helping to reduce pollution from traditional forms of generation and reducing energy use in electricity generation.

Consumption technology

Consumption technology

Operational companies helping reduce the use of electricity and those working to deliver effective and dependable storage of electricity to redress power supply imbalances.

Investment adviser

The investment adviser to the fund is Gravis Advisory Ltd. The Gravis team can call on a wealth of experience and expertise in infrastructure investing across a broad range of sectors. More information on Gravis can be found on their website www.graviscapital.com.

The lead advisers from Gravis are Stephen West and William Argent.

Stephen West

Stephen West

Director (non-executive), founder

Stephen West

Stephen West

Director (non-executive), founder

Stephen is a director of Gravis, joining the company in 2015 following many years working on projects with the original founders. He is a lead fund manager for VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income Fund.

Stephen qualified as a Barrister and thereafter spent over twenty years in the fixed income divisions at bulge bracket US and Swiss investment banks. He ran UBS’s global credit underwriting, trading, sales and research business a role which encompassed the bank’s securities and loan divisions.

Stephen graduated with a degree in Law from University College London. He was called to the Bar at Lincolns Inn. Stephen currently serves as an Entrepreneurship Expert with the Entrepreneurship centre at the Said Business School, University of Oxford.

+44 (0)20 3405 8507
stephen.west@graviscapital.com

William Argent

William Argent

Fund manager

William Argent

William Argent

Fund manager

Will is a fund manager at Gravis. He is jointly responsible for the oversight of the VT Gravis UK Infrastructure Income Fund and VT Gravis Clean Energy Income Fund.

Will joined Gravis in 2017 having spent 12 years working as an analyst within the private wealth management sector. His responsibilities have included the analysis and recommendation of direct equities and closed-end investment vehicles for client portfolios, setting asset allocation and strategy, and the management of in-house OEICs.

Will graduated with a degree in Mathematics from the University of Exeter. He has passed all three levels of the CFA Program and was awarded the CFA charter in 2009.

+44 (0)20 3405 8552
william.argent@graviscapital.com