TEAM

David Lamm – B. Com (Hons), FIAA

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

David is the founder of Kentgrove Capital and has been the Portfolio Manager since inception. David began managing the fund as part of his role as Portfolio Manager within the Alter Family Office before launching the fund for external investors on 1 September 2011.

Prior to joining the Alter Family Office in December 2009 David spent the previous four years at Credit Suisse, first within the top ranked Leveraged & Acquisition Finance team and then in the Investment Banking Department. In his career at Credit Suisse David worked on numerous private equity deals where he gained a unique insight into the listed Australian market and most importantly in analysing companies and assessing value.

David began his career in 2003 at Bain & Company, consulting to some of the largest public and private companies in Australia. The experience at Bain & Company provided a sound general business background and also a great understanding of the inner workings of Australia’s listed companies.

David has always been a generalist and has gained experience in a wide range of sectors and industries in his roles with each of Bain & Company, Credit Suisse and the Alter Family Office.

David qualified as an actuary, specialising in Investments and Finance, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. David also holds a Bachelor in Commerce from the University of Melbourne, with First Class Honours.

 

Cameron Petricevic – B. Com / B. Eng. (Hons), AIAA, GAICD

Partner & Portfolio Manager

Cameron joined Kentgrove Capital in late 2015 as a Partner and Portfolio Manager.

Prior to joining Cameron spent 5 years at Acorn Capital, Australia’s largest specialist small and micro market capitalisation investment manager. He was a Portfolio Manager for all Acorn Capital’s Australian focused funds including the retail trust, the wholesale (institutional) product, the ASX listed investment company (LIC) and the hybrid (Private Equity) product. His focus was on both ASX public equity and Australian/Asian private equity investments in the Information Technology, Telecommunications, Industrials and Materials sectors. The main insights gained included identifying quality management, assessing a company’s value and analysing the potential for value creation.

Cameron began his career in 2004 at AXA APH, working there for over 7 years, initially joining the Actuarial Graduate Program. He spent time in Valuations, Investments, Auditing and Corporate finance before being invited to work in the Mergers & Acquisitions team (including a secondment to the Hong Kong office). After, Cameron was a manager for the Corporate Finance/Mergers & Acquisitions function involved in several transactions for the AXA APH group before moving to manage a team in the Hedging Operations. The main insights gained included forming strategic vision, learning the factors of successful mergers & acquisition, corporate structuring and detailed knowledge of both publically traded and OTC financial instruments.

With a wealth of experience across Asia Pacific but specialising in the Australian small and micro market capitalisation market, Cameron is well placed to originate and assess opportunities that will create investment value.

Cameron is a qualified Actuary and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the University of Melbourne, with First Class Honours. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Cameron is also a Founder/Treasurer of a Royal Children’s Hospital auxiliary charity.

 

Adam Saunders – B. Com (Hons), GAICD

Senior Associate

Adam began working for Kentgrove Capital in October 2014.

Previously Adam worked at boutique corporate advisory firm GBS Finanzas in Madrid, and Credit Suisse in Melbourne in the Mergers & Acquisitions team.

Adam holds a Bachelor in Commerce from the University of Melbourne with Honours in Finance. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).