Lawrence (“Larry”) Harding
Larry is a Founder and Managing Director of Presidio Capital, a boutique investment firm. Since 1985 he has participated in various capital market disciplines; including seven years in the fixed income markets at Westpac and Midland Montagu (HSBC), followed by a specialization in emerging credit markets with an Asian focus since 1992. Over the last few years, he has focused on developing debt and equity special situations as an asset manager and as a proprietary investor. He has a B.A. (Joint Hons) in modern languages and economics from the University of Northumbria in the UK. Outside of the Presidio group, his most active directorships have been Crescent Asian Special Opportunities (CASOP) and in key investee companies, notably the largest copper mining company in the Philippines, Carmen Copper Corp, and the Rubicon Offshore group of companies.
Tim is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Presidio Capital. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1985 with a degree in law, and has 26 years of experience in financial markets. Tim started his career working for Hambros Bank in London in the international capital markets division in 1986 before moving to Hambros Australia, a specialist in the emerging Eurobond sector. In 1991 Tim joined State Bank of South Australia, and in 1993 moved to CM-ICAP, Presidio’s predecessor company, and in 1998 Tim relocated with the company to Singapore. During his career Tim has specialized in asset & liability management, debt origination, corporate finance, and trading and sales of a wide variety of fixed interest securities, structured products and derivatives. More recently the company has focused on investment in the commodities space, which has involved mining project evaluation and management.
Charles joined Presidio Capital in 2002 with experience in corporate finance and the origination of special situations transactions in South East Asia. After graduating from Manchester University in 1991 with a degree in Management Science, Charles joined PricewaterhouseCoopers working within the Business Advisory and Management Consultancy practices in London and Singapore. During his time at Presidio, Charles was instrumental in the completion of a variety of fund-raising projects and complex restructurings for companies in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia.