About Us

About Us 2018-07-16T15:53:06+00:00

Who Are We?

Alpha Growth plc is a financial advisory business providing specialist consultancy, advisory and supplementary services to institutional and qualified investors globally in the multi-billion dollar market of longevity assets.

Building on its well- established network, Alpha Growth has a unique position in the longevity asset services and investment business, as a listed entity with global reach.

The Company’s strategy is to expand its advisory and business services via acquisitions and joint ventures in the UK and the US to attain commercial scale and provide a wholistic solutions to alternative institutional investors who are in need of specialised skills and unique access to deploy their financial resource in longevity assets.

Directors

Gobind Sahney(Executive chairman)
Mr. Sahney is an experienced professional in alternative asset management. In addition to Alpha Growth, he is currently Director of Alpha Longevity Management Limited, an investment management company regulated and licensed by the Financial Services Commission of the British Virgin Islands. He has been a principal of multiple entities that specialized in distressed debt and discounted assets in US, Europe, and UK totaling over $750 million. Additionally, Mr. Sahney was the Chairman of AIM listed Stratmin Global Resources plc. His involvement began with its investment and turnaround which consisted of £2 million in distressed assets. As Chairman, he organized and executed the plan of turnaround through the liquidation of those assets and the identification and reverse takeover of a mining company and associated fundraise of over £6 million. He has spoken on the subject matter of distressed debt and discounted assets investing at ACA International conferences in the US and at Credit Services Association conferences in the UK. He is a graduate of Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, with a Bachelors degree in accounting and finance. He served on the board of trustees of Babson College from 2001 to 2010.
Danny Swick(Chief Operating Officer)
Mr. Swick is the founder of Kango Group, located in Newport Beach, California. Kango Group is an established alternative investment management firm that targets opportunities in the longevity asset class on behalf of private equity and hedge fund clients. Prior to founding Kango Group, Mr. Swick served as CEO for Life Distributors of America, LLC (LDA), a life settlement firm specialising in the distribution of longevity risk insurance products to institutional investment portfolios. While at LDA, Mr. Swick was responsible for the closing of over $4 billion in life settlements. Mr. Swick spent the previous eight years working for American International Group (“AIG”) as Vice President of Alternative Distribution. Responsibilities included developing and executing marketing strategies for life/annuity products in the alternative distribution channels, which included product distribution through broker-dealers and third-party administrators in both the U.S. and international markets.
Mr. Swick earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from California State University Northridge, and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Rory Heier(Finance director)
Mr. Heier is an experienced CFO and Corporate Financier based primarily in London. A Chartered Accountant with a broad range of experience which includes, Legal, Assurance, Compliance and Forensic engagements as well as Project Management for some of the largest multinationals in the world with turnovers up to £80billion. He has over 15 years’ experience and currently also runs the Capital Markets team at Welbeck Associates in London, which specialises in shell companies, corporate restructuring, turnaround and smaller cap groups in a variety of industries listed on a array of markets around the world. An effective communicator, he has been asked to be an expert witness, to give European seminars on IAS and emerging issues, to undertake lectures in finance at Universities in UK and abroad, as well as representing various employers at events and conferences around the world. Mr. Heier currently sits on the Governance, Remuneration and Audit Committees.
Andrew Dennan(Non-executive director)
Mr. Dennan is a skilled professional in financial transactions. His involvements include, currently Chief Financial Officer of Coro Energy plc, and formerly Head of Investments of Darwin Strategic Limited, an Alternative Investment Manager specializing in providing structured investment including debt, equity and hybrid instruments for UK and European listed companies. In his role, he managed the portfolio of principal investments and related risk profiles and contributes to the general strategic, management and directional oversight of Darwin. Mr. Dennan holds a degree in Actuarial Science and is an FCA regulated CF30 who is experienced in the negotiation and execution of financing transactions, he has been involved in the arrangement of financing for a number of fledgling and growth companies in varying sectors including oil and gas, mining, security services, support services, property and financial services. Through his career he has been involved in stock broking and asset management including the inception and administration of fund structures, portfolio management, restructuring of fixed income instruments, liaison to sophisticated investors and contributor to the drafting of regulatory news service announcements. Mr. Dennan chairs both the Remuneration and the Audit Committees.