Cluttons has recruited James Beresford from Capita Plc to lead its investment and agency business. James joins as a partner and will also have responsibility for building Cluttons’ commercial investment brokerage offer for the UK market as part of its strategic growth plans.
With over 20 years’ experience, James has a track-record of advising investors on capital transactions, building teams and developing new service lines in sectors such as PRS and Student Accommodation.
The new Investment Agency will focus on a wide range of sectors, with a nationwide footprint, tapping into Cluttons’ expertise in areas such as student accommodation.
Commenting on Beresford’s appointment, James Gray, managing partner at Cluttons, said: “As part of our growth strategy, we are continuously looking at ways to broaden our offer and provide new services for our clients. James has a fantastic investment track-record and is the right person to build this part of our business in the UK.”
Explaining why he joined the Cluttons team, James Beresford said: “Cluttons has a highly regarded brand with credibility across many service lines. There is huge potential to take the brand deeper into the capital markets and I have ambitious plans to build an experienced commercial investment team to enhance the service to our existing Investment Management clients as well as the wider market.”