Terms of Use

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE – October 2019

Please read this user agreement (the “User Agreement”) carefully before using this website and the material contained hereon (the “Website”). By accessing or using the Website you are agreeing that you have read, understand and accept the terms and conditions of this User Agreement, will abide by this User Agreement, agree to the limitations herein and are legally bound by this User Agreement without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree with any provisions of the User Agreement, do not use the Website, save, reference or download anything from it. East Lodge Capital Partners LLP (“East Lodge Capital”) reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this User Agreement or any content posted on the Website at any time without notice and without liability. By using the Website after we have posted changes, you are agreeing to be bound by the User Agreement as amended. We suggest that you review this User Agreement periodically for changes. At any time and for any reason East Lodge Capital may terminate or suspend your right to use all or any portion of the Website.

Copyright and Restrictions on Use

The Website, including all design, text and pictures, is owned or licensed by East Lodge Capital. The information available on the Website (the “Website Information”) is protected by U.K. and international intellectual property laws. The trademarks, service marks and logos used and displayed on the Website are exclusive trademarks and service marks of East Lodge Capital. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

No portion of the Website Information may be copied, modified, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, stored, distributed, abridged, linked to or otherwise used in any way without East Lodge Capital’s prior written consent. The Website Information may be discussed confidentially with your financial, legal or tax advisors.

You agree not to remove any notice signifying the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of East Lodge Capital or any of its third party vendors (together with East Lodge Capital, “we”, “us” or “our”). Except as expressly provided in this User Agreement, we do not grant any express or implied right to you under any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property or proprietary right. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

In accessing any part of this Website, you agree, represent and warrant that you (a) have full authority and all rights necessary to enter into and fully perform all of your obligations pursuant to this User Agreement; (b) have the skills and equipment necessary to access and use this Website; (c) shall not access or attempt to access any part of this Website that is addressed to any person, other than yourself, who has obtained a password from East Lodge Capital; (d) shall not disseminate, share or transmit the information contained herein or permit any other person to access this Website who is not so authorised by East Lodge Capital; (e) shall not use this Website in such a way that disrupts, interferes with or restricts the use of this Website by other users; (f) shall not upload, display or transmit any materials through this Website which are false, offensive, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe the rights of any other person anywhere in the world; (g) shall not reverse engineer, decompile, copy or adapt any software or other code or scripts forming part of this Website or attempt to transmit to or via this website any information that contains a virus, worm, trojan horse or other harmful or disruptive component; and (h) shall not change, modify, delete, interfere with or misuse data contained on this Website and entered by or relating to any third party user of this Website.

We take reasonable efforts to ensure that the Website is secure but we do not guarantee the security of the Website.

This Website is designed to be accessed through its principal home pages and such other pages as East Lodge Capital may decide. If you access this Website through individual pages directly, which are not designed for this purpose, you may not see important information that is relevant to the content of this Website.

No Advice

Nothing contained on the Website constitutes investment, legal, accounting or tax advice. Neither the Website Information, nor any opinion contained in the Website constitutes a solicitation or offer by East Lodge Capital, any of its affiliates or any fund or other entity managed by any of the foregoing, to buy or sell any securities or financial instruments. You are solely responsible for decisions based on Website Information, and as consideration for access to the Website, you agree to hold East Lodge Capital and its affiliates harmless from and against any claims of any nature whatsoever for damages arising from any decisions that you make based on such information. East Lodge Capital makes no representations that products or services discussed on this Website are available or appropriate for sale or use in all jurisdictions or by all investors. Those who access this Website do so at their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with any laws or regulations applicable to them.

Risk

East Lodge Capital cannot and does not guarantee the success of any investment strategy.  Investment is intended for sophisticated investors who can accept the risks associated with such an investment and who have no need for immediate liquidity in their investment.  Investments will be subject to strict limitations on transferability and withdrawal.  There will be no secondary or public market. The significant risks associated with investments in the products described in this Website, include the risk of loss of the entire amount invested.

An investment may only be made after receiving and reviewing the Offering Memorandum, including the risk factors contained therein, and the other definitive legal documentation pertaining to such investment.  You should rely only on the Offering Memorandum and such other legal documentation in making any decision to invest.

THE PAST PERFORMANCE OF ANY INVESTMENT, INVESTMENT STRATEGY OR INVESTMENT STYLE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE. NO REPRESENTATION IS BEING MADE THAT ANY INVESTMENT WILL OR IS LIKELY TO ACHIEVE PROFITS OR LOSSES SIMILAR TO THOSE ACHIEVED IN THE PAST, OR THAT SIGNIFICANT LOSSES WILL BE AVOIDED.

Website Information

You acknowledge that if you rely on any Website Information, you do so at your sole and exclusive risk. 

The Website, including the Website Information, is produced for informational purposes only and shall not serve as the basis for any of your investment decisions.

No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information and opinions contained in this Website or their accuracy or completeness. No representation, warranty or undertaking, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained in this Website. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, East Lodge Capital expressly disclaims any and all liability whatsoever for errors and omissions in any information or materials, and for any use or interpretation by others of any information or materials, contained in or accessible through the Website.

Any investment returns or estimates, forward-looking statements, forecasts or indications of past performance are for informational purposes only, may not be current and may not be indicative of future performance. Such information does not constitute an offer, solicitation or recommendation with respect to the purchase or sale of any securities, investments or other property. Any transactions referenced on this Website are included as representative transactions and are not necessarily reflective of overall performance.

All materials accessible through the Website must be considered in their entirety, including any footnotes, legal disclaimers, restrictions, disclosures, and copyright or proprietary notices. Any such disclaimers, restrictions, disclosures or notices are deemed incorporated in the portion of any Website Information that you review or download.

Despite the reasonable efforts of East Lodge Capital to provide accurate information on the Website, Website Information may not be properly updated or corrected, even if East Lodge Capital is aware that such information is inaccurate, outdated or otherwise inappropriate. Any dated Website Information is operative only as of the indicated date. To the extent any Website Information is contributed by a third party, East Lodge Capital does not warrant the accuracy of any facts or information provided by, or endorse the opinions of, such.

You agree that you will not forward or distribute any of the Website Information to any other person or copy the Website Information in any manner whatsoever, in each case, without East Lodge Capital’s prior written consent. Any distribution, forwarding or copying of the Website Information, in whole or in part, without East Lodge Capital’s prior written consent is unauthorised and strictly prohibited.

Hyperlinks

The Website may contain hyperlinks to sites operated by persons other than East Lodge Capital. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only. These linked sites are not under East Lodge Capital’s control and may be governed by their own terms of use. We have not developed or reviewed the content appearing in or on such linked sites and you agree not to hold us responsible for the content or operation of such linked sites. East Lodge Capital does not endorse any company or product to which it links. A HYPERLINK DOES NOT AND SHOULD NOT BE DEEMED TO IMPLY THAT EAST LODGE CAPITAL IN ANY WAY ENDORSES OR SUPPORTS THE CONTENT, OPERATOR OR OWNER OF SUCH LINKED SITES. IF YOU DECIDE TO ACCESS ANY THIRD PARTY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RISK. You assume, and East Lodge Capital disclaims, all responsibility for any loss or injury sustained by you as a user of any linked site. In addition, you agree not to link any of your websites or any third-party website to the Website without the express prior written consent of East Lodge Capital. East Lodge Capital reserves the right, at any time, for any reason not prohibited by law, to deny permission to anyone to link a website from or to the Website.

Passwords

Portions of this Website that require a password and permission to access the contents therein are intended only to be viewed by individuals so authorised. If you have been issued a password for access to non-public areas of the Website, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your password and with respect to activities that occur in connection with the use of your password. You may not disclose your password to any third party or provide any third party with access to the Website Information. Accordingly, you should take steps to protect the confidentiality of your password. Notify East Lodge Capital immediately if you become aware of any disclosure, loss, theft or unauthorised use of your password.

Material Interests

East Lodge Capital and/or its directors, officers and employees may have or have had interests or positions or traded in financial instruments that are referenced on this Website. Furthermore, such entities or persons may have or have had a relationship with or may provide or have provided corporate finance or other services to or serve or have served as directors of relevant companies. Companies in which investments are made may compete with one another.

Limitation of Liability; Indemnification

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EAST LODGE CAPITAL AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ERRORS AND OMISSIONS IN ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS, AND FOR ANY USE OR INTERPRETATION BY OTHERS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS, CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances will we be liable to you or any third party for any loss, damage or injury with respect to any Website Information (including, without limitation, any loss, damage or injury caused, in whole or in part, by us) in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), strict liability or otherwise. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITY, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WITHOUT LIMITING, AND IN ADDITION TO THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY (IF ANY) OF EAST LODGE CAPITAL AND ITS AFFILIATES TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from any loss, damage or injury (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) suffered, incurred or asserted as a result of (a) any use or misuse by you of the Website, (b) any actions related to your receipt and use of the Website Information, whether or not authorised, (c) any infringement by you of any of our intellectual property rights, (d) your breach of any of the provisions contained in this User Agreement, (e) your violation of any applicable law, legislation or of any third party’s rights and (f) claims asserted by third parties which, if proven, would place you in breach of any of the provisions contained in this User Agreement.

Some jurisdictions may provide rights in addition to those above or may not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, some of the above limitations may not apply to you, or there may be provisions of applicable law that supersede the above.

Submissions

Please be advised that any comments, suggestions, ideas or other information that you send to us through our Website will not be treated as confidential, and that we will own and have the right to use them as we choose, without payment or attribution to you.

Jurisdictional Issues

We make no warranties that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in countries other than the United Kingdom. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this Website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for establishing the legality, usability and correctness of any information or materials under any or all jurisdictions and the compliance of that information or material with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The information provided in or accessible through the Website is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject East Lodge Capital and/or its affiliates to any registration or other requirement within such jurisdiction or country.

Miscellaneous; Termination; Governing Law; Consent to Jurisdiction

No waiver by East Lodge Capital or any of its affiliates of any right under or term or provision of this User Agreement will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term or provision of this User Agreement at that time or a waiver of that or any other right, term or provision of this User Agreement at any other time. East Lodge Capital may assign this User Agreement in whole or in part at any time without your consent. You may neither assign this User Agreement nor delegate any of your obligations under this User Agreement. Any portion of this User Agreement declared invalid is severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of the User Agreement. This User Agreement represents the entire agreement between East Lodge Capital and its affiliates, on the one hand, and you, on the other, relating to the subject matter hereof. East Lodge Capital may terminate this User Agreement with or without cause at any time. 

THE TERMS OF THIS USER AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAW PRINCIPLES. YOU AGREE THAT ANY DISPUTE OR ACTION AT LAW OR IN EQUITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE COMMENCED ONLY IN THE COURTS LOCATED IN LONDON, ENGLAND AND YOU HEREBY CONSENT AND SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY SUCH DISPUTE OR ACTION.

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Alistair Lumsden, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Lumsden is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of East Lodge Capital Partners LLP (“ELC”). He chairs ELC’s Investment Committee and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Lumsden has over 25 years of investment experience, and he is responsible for overseeing all investment decisions for the firm. Prior to founding ELC, Mr. Lumsden was the Chief Investment Officer of Asset Backed Securities at CQS and a member of CQS’ Executive Committee and Risk Management Committee. While at CQS, Mr. Lumsden established the firm’s global Asset Backed Securities business for which he built an 11-person team and oversaw $3.2 billion in assets, including the $2.3 billion CQS ABS Fund and ~$900 million in custom mandates for institutional investors. Prior to CQS, Mr. Lumsden was an Executive Director and Senior Asset Manager of the Vehicle Management Group at Rabobank International, where he was a founding member of a three-person management team responsible for structuring, launching and running a third party Structured Investment Vehicle called Tango along with Messrs. Swallow and Towers. He helped grow Tango to a $10 billion business before leaving to join CQS in 2006. Mr. Lumsden began his career at Abbey National Treasury Services in 1993 where he was responsible for developing the firm’s US Subprime strategy, and later took over management of global mortgage products and other ABS strategies, a $15 billion business. Mr. Lumsden obtained a BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Business and Management Studies from the University of Bradford.

Jason Etherington, Chief Operating Officer

Jason Etherington is the Chief Operating Officer of East Lodge Capital Partners LLP (ELC). Having spent many years in senior leadership roles, including 27 years in the British Army, Mr. Etherington brings considerable strategic and operational experience to East Lodge. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Etherington leads all non-investment related departments within the firm and works closely with Mr. Lumsden, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, on the development of the firm’s growth strategy. Most recently, Mr. Etherington was the Managing Director for the Security Division of Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest privately-owned facilities management groups. In this role, he was responsible for 1500 individuals serving a variety of significant clients nationwide. Mr. Etherington’s innate ability to build relationships helped to deliver high profile clients such as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Scottish Courts and the Royal British Legion. Prior to joining Atalian Servest, Mr. Etherington served in the British Army from 1992 to 2016, attaining the rank of Colonel. Mr. Etherington’s long and distinguished military career culminated in his recognition in the 2016 New Years’ Honours List where he was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen. During his time in the British Armed Forces, Mr. Etherington led the Attack Helicopter force and was responsible for the training, readiness and operational deployments of up to 3,000 individuals in the UK, Afghanistan and Libya. Prior to this, Mr. Etherington served as the Chief Planner for Joint Force Headquarters, the organization responsible for emergency deployments worldwide. In this capacity, he worked with the British High Commission in Nairobi, and led the contingency planning for the potential evacuation of all British nationals during the election period in 2013. He has also served as a Regimental Commanding Officer, a Chief of Staff of one of only two Army logistic brigades and the Chief Planner for a multinational organization in Kosovo. As a military aviator and Apache helicopter pilot, Mr. Etherington flew combat missions in support of the UK, the US and other NATO forces in Afghanistan, and as the UK’s most senior attack helicopter leader, he was responsible for Aviation Risk Management for the entire attack helicopter fleet. This involved conducting regular briefings to senior military and civilian leaders of several countries’ militaries including the UK, the US, Italy, France, Germany and Columbia. He was also deployed to several regions of conflict, including Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Mr. Etherington holds a MA in Defense Studies/Technology from Cranfield University and received the Cranfield University award for Outstanding Performance.

Ken Towers, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Towers is Chief Operating Officer at ELC and is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee. He has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry, over half of which has been in structured credit. Prior to joining ELC, Mr. Towers spent close to 14 years with Rabobank where he was most recently Managing Director, European Head of Balance Sheet Management (Treasury) and a bank nominated Trustee Director of Rabobank’s London employee pension fund. During his time at Rabobank, Mr. Towers was a founding member of a three-person management team responsible for structuring, launching and running a third party Structured Investment Vehicle called Tango, along with Mr. Lumsden. Mr. Towers also held positions within Treasury, Financial Markets and Corporate Banking at Rabobank, with responsibility for Balance Sheet Management, Liability Management, Portfolio Management, Structuring, and Governance. Previously, Mr. Towers spent 8 years at Gordian Knot, where he served initially as a systems designer before moving on to lead the Risk Management and Treasury functions. Mr. Towers holds a BSc (Hons) 1st Class in Computer Science from Swansea University.

Karyn Geringer, Global Head of Business Development

Ms. Geringer is Head of Marketing and Business Development at ELC, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. She has over 19 years of experience in the financial services industry. In her role, she has overall responsibility for the firm’s Marketing, Business Development and Investor Relations efforts globally. Prior to joining ELC, Ms. Geringer was a Principal and Head of Marketing, Americas at CQS, a London-based multistrategy firm. While at CQS, she implemented a marketing and client service plan for the Americas region and led a team that was responsible for growing the firm’s U.S. client base five-fold. Prior to joining CQS, Ms. Geringer was co-Head of Marketing for North America at GLG Partners where she helped build and develop the firm’s institutional client base in the U.S. and Canada. Before GLG, she was a Senior Vice President at Pequot Capital Management responsible for marketing and client service in North America, and prior to this, she was a Vice President at Credit Suisse where she was a member of the capital introductions team. Ms. Geringer joined CSFB in 2001 as a coverage salesperson in the Equities Division where she focused primarily on hedge funds. Before joining CSFB, Ms. Geringer was a member of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Private Fund Group where she was responsible for analysing and marketing private equity funds. From 1994-1999, Ms. Geringer served as an Intelligence Officer in the United States Navy attaining the rank of Lieutenant. Ms. Geringer holds a BS in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy, and an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.