Argos Managers

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Philip Best

Philip Best co-founded Argos Investment Managers in 2005 as a Partner and Fund Manager.

Philip started his career as a fund manager at Warburg Investment Management in 1983, managing the Mercury European Income Fund. In 1987, he joined Enskilda Securities as a broker specialising in European small cap companies. In 1994 he established and ran the Paris office of The Europe Company Limited, a specialist research-driven European small cap brokerage (purchased by Jefferies & Co in 2000).

Philip joined Argos in January 2003 and The Argonaut Fund was launched later that year. He is also a non-Executive Director of UK publicly listed investment fund Jupiter European Opportunities Trust, an investment company with assets of over £330m.

Born in 1960, Philip graduated from Oxford University in 1982 and worked in London for six years before moving to Paris in 1988 and then to Geneva in 2003. He is bilingual in English and French.

Philip is a founding partner and major shareholder of Argos Investment Managers.