Wilson Asset Management

Listed

May 2016

ASX Code

WLE

 

 

30 September 2017

Gross assets
$505.7m
Equity exposure
83.6%
Share price
$1.1
Pre-tax net tangible assets
$1.17

WAM Leaders Limited

WAM Leaders provides investors with diversified exposure to a portfolio of undervalued growth companies within the S&P/ASX 200 Index and exposure to market mispricing opportunities in large-cap companies. The Company’s investment objectives are to deliver a stream of fully franked dividends, provide capital growth over the medium-to-long term and preserve capital.

Board of directors

Geoff Wilson

Chairman

Geoff Wilson has over 37 years’ direct experience in investment markets having held a variety of senior investment roles in Australia, the UK and the US. Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management in 1997. Geoff created Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, Future Generation Investment Company Limited and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited. Geoff is Chairman of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Research, WAM Active and WAM Microcap. Geoff is also a Director of Century Australia Investments Limited. Geoff holds a number of additional directorships with investment companies and non-profit organisations.

Chris Stott

Director

Chris Stott has more than 14 years’ experience in the funds management industry. Chris joined Wilson Asset Management in 2006 after being employed with Challenger Financial Services Group in various research roles specialising in Australian equities. Chris is a Director of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Research, WAM Active, WAM Microcap and Century Australia Investments. Chris is Wilson Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer and the Portfolio Manager responsible for WAM Capital, WAM Research, WAM Active and WAM Microcap.

Kate Thorley

Director

Kate Thorley has more than 12 years’ experience in the funds management industry and more than 18 years of financial accounting and corporate governance experience. Kate is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Asset Management, Director of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Research, WAM Active, WAM Microcap and Future Generation Investment Company. Kate is the Company Secretary of WAM Capital and Future Generation Global Investment Company.

Melinda Snowden

Director

Melinda is a Director of Kennards Self Storage Pty Limited, Mercer Investments (Australia) Limited and a Council member of Newington College. During her executive career, Melinda was an investment banker with Grant Samuel, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs in Australia and New York.

Lindsay Mann

Director

Lindsay Mann has more than 40 years’ financial services experience. He was formerly Chairman of Premium Investors Pty Limited and prior to that Lindsay was CEO (Singapore) and Regional Head Asia for First State Investments, Colonial First State Global Asset Management’s Asian business. Prior to this, Lindsay was CEO of AXA Investment Managers in Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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