ARGO Investment Managers has been appointed by Universal Partners as its investment manager.

The executive directors of ARGO Investment Managers are Pierre Joubert, David Vinokur and Andrew Birrell.

The board of directors, together with the executive directors, have years of experience in private equity and investments as well as a network of contacts which will enable ARGO to source new investment opportunities for Universal Partners.

ARGO will be involved in sourcing the investment opportunities, executing the purchases, and managing the investments until such time as the investments are realised.

ARGO will earn a management fee for its services as well as a carry fee once an investment is realised.