LSG Holdings is a UK based single family office active in direct investments across real estate, private equity and venture capital both in the UK and internationally.
MEET OUR TEAM
Elio Leoni Sceti Chairman
Elio Leoni Sceti
Elio is a board director of AB Inbev (ABI:BB) and of Barry Callebaut (BARN:SW); Chairman of LSG and an active investor and board advisor in early stage technology companies.
Elio’s roles in non-profit include being a Trustee and Counsellor at One Young World,
(the global forum of future leaders from over 190 countries), and an advisory board member at Room to Read (promoting literacy and gender equality in education in developing world).
Elio was CEO of Iglo group (Iglo, Birdseye and Findus) until June 2015,
when he led the sale to Nomad Foods. Under Elio’s lead, Iglo launched an industry-wide campaign against Food Waste, as part of the
Company’s new CSR agenda. Before then, Elio was global CEO of EMI Music until 2010, after 20+ years in consumer goods, first at Procter & Gamble and later at Reckitt Benckiser, until 2008.
Patrick Leoni Sceti Managing Director
Patrick Leoni Sceti
Patrick has a strong corporate finance background having previously worked with investment bank Morgan Stanley and with
corporate finance and investment management company, Hillview Group. Patrick’s core focus is on private equity and real estate investment.
Patrick is a trustee for the Dreams Come True charity in the UK.
Neil Moles MD Wealth & Professional Services
Neil joined LSG in 2014 and is responsible for the Group’s wealth management and professional services division,
delivered under the Progeny brand (www.theprogenygroup.com). With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Neil manages a team
in excess of 70 professionals with offices in London and Leeds covering a wide range of financial and legal services with a particular focus on HNWs,
family offices and family owned businesses.
Linda Holmes General Counsel
Having joined in 2010, Linda Marie Holmes is General Counsel for LSG. A lawyer with 17 years’ post qualification experience,
Linda’s background is in the fund and asset management arena having worked for companies such as Fidelity Investments and Columbia Threadneedle Investments
(formerly known as Threadneedle Asset Management). Linda is multilingual and is also an accredited mediator. Linda’s main area of focus is company
governance, FCA regulations, private equity and real estate investments.
Matteo Forlai Associate
Matteo joined LSG’s team in 2013 and focuses mainly on evaluating new investment opportunities, supporting
transactions’ execution and assessing on-going investments’ performance. During his time at LSG he has worked along with the team on
investments in real estate private equity and venture capital.
LSG invests in both residential and commercial properties in the UK and Italy with a focus on prime assets (residential) and income generation (commercial).
LSG has a proven track record in backing successful entrepreneurs and experienced management teams through direct private equity investments.
Our investment philosophy revolves around aligning management through meaningful equity participation in our investments.
Our VC investments focus on consumer facing, disruptive, high growth ideas with a clear emphasis on backing outstanding founders and providing guidance in execution.
Netwealth is a wealth management service that brings together a highly qualified team, a
powerful online service and a robust investment framework. Clients have access, for a fraction of the industry cost, to experienced
financial advisers and portfolio managers while benefiting from cutting edge financial technology.
Dane Creek Capital Corp
Dane Creek Capital Corp. is a merchant banking venture with a focus on the pet industry.
It provides financial and management support to small to mid-size businesses and entrepreneurs serving the companion animal markets in Canada and the United States.
Mogees combines a revolutionary app and vibration sensor to transform any object into a unique musical instrument.
Referred to by Forbes as “the Snapchat of shopping” YEAY is aiming to change the online shopping experience from browsing photos to scrolling through Snap-like videos.
Users will also be able to sell things on the app, as well as contact the seller of the items they are looking to buy before or after making a purchase.
Morsum has built the means for consumers to know precisely how the food they are contemplating fits with their needs, habits and goals.
Furnished with this knowledge, the company is supporting producers to radically reduce operational and consumer food waste.
Cru Kafe is a fast paced, ethically minded start-up that produces the best
tasting artisanal organically certified coffee, available in either convenient letterbox friendly beans and grounds, or in recyclable Nespresso compatible coffee pods.
Equinox is a UK manufacturer of Kombucha Tea. Products are offered in 4 refreshing
flavours to suit every palate: Original (Chum-Mee green tea), Ginger, Wild Berry and Raspberry and Elderflower.
Wet is a seed stage water purification technology company based in the UK.
Core-Photonics is a leading team in computational photography.
It develops state of the art solutions based on unique algorithms and novel compact camera designs and components.
The company focuses on the most painful issues of the compact camera consumer, including zoom and optical image stabilization, advanced features and image quality.
Corephotonics is the pioneer and worldwide market leader of dual camera technologies for mobile devices.
PetMe is an Italian search engine for dog sitters, cat sitters and pet sitters.
Adore Me is a New York based women’s intimates brand offering beautifully designed lingerie, bras, sleepwear, and swimwear.
The company showcases new collections every month in its online showroom and allow customers to personalize their style.
Meural combines the best of art, technology, and design to create products aiming to make art universally accessible, and a part of people’s daily lives.
EZTrader is the world leader in the binary options trading field.
The company offers traders online of investing through binary options, supplying customers with a simple and dynamic trading platform.
JimJams is a delicious range of no added sugar and reduced sugar Chocolate spreads and Jams.
Mashable is the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology.
Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world.
Drive Tribe is a new social networking app. The platform will support video, articles,
social and interactive content – with users signing up to the tribes that reflect their personal motoring interests.
Yakatak is a mobile companion for passionate sports fans.
It puts comprehensive information and instant communication with friends/rivals at the fan’s fingertips.
Centtrip is the world’s first prepaid MasterCard to offer 14 currencies on a single card
at ‘spread-free’ exchange rates. Managed on the go via smartphone app or online through a multi-currency travel account,
Centtrip is set to revolutionise both the corporate and consumer space with refreshingly transparent and fairer pricing
alongside effective and intuitive account management.
RS Flavours is a UK manufacturer which offers the most cost effective natural
flavours and natural flavourings as well as Fat reducers, Sugar Reducers, Salt Replacers (Salt Substitute)
coupled with unrivalled customer service.
Amazing Media makes sense of the music industry in the digital age,
with a radical, ethical and disruptive approach to music discovery and curation.
Lexington Medical is medical device company focused on value-based disposable medical device products.
Kanga is the first social platform created by influencers to directly monetize social influence: a
social marketplace where brands sync their products into an in-app storefront, and each user can tag and sell the products
directly from the content they post, with just one click.
Swipecast a mobile marketplace that allows photographers, designers, stylists, and retailers to book models through an iPhone app.
Victor makes comparing, booking and managing private jet charters easier than ever before.
White Rabbit is building deep learning software to save lives, and reduce suffering by detecting cancer early.
Immatics is a Leading cancer immunotherapy company and the global leader in the discovery of novel targets for various types of cancer immunotherapies.
Vow To Be Chic
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