Ben Scales founded Savuti Capital in January 2013. Savuti provides UK FCA-regulated marketing and advisory services to a shortlist of best-of-breed alternative investments and UCITS fund management firms. Ben is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), a UK qualified lawyer and holds a B.A. in History from Durham University. Ben speaks fluent French, German and Spanish.
In April 2010 Ben joined Exotix Partners LLP (authorised and regulated by the UK FCA and an affiliate of ICAP) to establish Exotix’s Funds Marketing business. Prior to joining Exotix, from January 2005 Ben was with Man Investments in Switzerland (part of Man Group plc), working in structured finance, product structuring and institutional sales. Prior to joining Man Investments, from 2001 Ben was a lawyer in the Paris office of Hogan Lovells, a leading international law firm, where he specialised in capital markets, banking transactions and fund structuring.
Savuti Capital has an outstanding global network of investor relationships, comprising sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and their consultants, insurance companies, fund of funds, private banks, independent wealth management firms and family offices, with a particular focus on Europe and the Far East.
Savuti Capital Limited is an appointed representative regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA reference number 654885).