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.
Executive Management Team and Non-Executive Directors
Gobind is one of the most experienced and recognised professionals within the alternative asset management sector. 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 performed at senior executive level within multiple organisations that specialise in distressed debt and discounted assets totalling in excess of $750m across North America, Europe and the UK.
Additionally, Gobind was the Chairman of 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 a turnaround through the liquidation of those assets and the identification and reverse takeover of a mining company and the associated multi-million pound fundraise.
He has spoken as a subject matter expert on distressed debt and discounted asset investing at ACA International conferences in the US, and at Credit Services Association conferences in the UK. Gobind is a graduate of Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and holds a Bachelors degree in accounting and finance. He also served on the board of trustees of Babson College from 2001 to 2010.
Danny R. Swick is the Chief Operating Officer of Alpha Growth PLC. Prior to joining the firm, he was the founder of Kango Group which is located in Newport Beach, California. Kango Group is an established alternative investment management firm that targeted opportunities in longevity insurance assets.
Prior to founding Kango Group, Danny served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer for Life Distributors of America, LLC (LDA), a life settlement market maker specializing in the distribution of longevity risk insurance products to institutional investment portfolios. While at LDA, Danny was responsible for the closing of over $4 billion in life settlements.
Danny spent the previous eight years working for American International Group (AIG) as Vice President. Responsibilities encompassed developing and executing marketing strategies for life/annuity products in the alternative distribution channels, this included product distribution through broker-dealers and third-party administrators in both the North American and international markets.
Danny earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from California State University Northridge, and Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University.
Austin King brings substantial investment experience to client engagements across a range of diverse sectors. Austin has assisted entrepreneurs, investors and shareholders by facilitating growth, increasing shareholder value, and building liquidity through debt and equity investments. He has previously worked closely with a significant number of hedge funds and investors, enabling the delivery of capital contributions in excess of $500M.
Austin is very active within Newport Beach’s investment community and is the founder of The Newport Capital Conference, a well-regarded private investment networking association with over 7,000 active participants.
Austin completed his master’s degree in Applied Economics from the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, Cal State Fullerton, and holds a B.A. in Economics from San Diego State University with honors and distinction in economics.
Mr. Sutherland is the founder and Senior Partner of Citadel Legal Services LLC, and represents clients across North America, Europe and Asia, predominantly within the insurance backed assets industry.
Mr. Sutherland is also the Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Senior Counsel for DRB Financial Solutions which is majority owned by the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Group. Since joining DRB in 2015, Mr. Sutherland has negotiated and structured multiple warehousing facilities of up to $600m. He also launched the first ever AAA rated placements of mortality backed linked annuity receivables totalling $151m.
Mr. Sutherland recently ran $3bn of policies under the Lamington Road Fund in Dublin, Ireland which was acquired by Emergent Capital, ran Citadel’s London office at the same time, and was Managing Director of DLP funding group out of London under Peach Holdings LLC, with $1.5bn under management. Prior to that Mr. Sutherland spent 12 years with the Peach Holdings Group, most recently as Managing Director of Legal and operations for Peachtree Asset Management based in London and Luxembourg, a Global leader in uncorrelated investments for institutional clients, where he obtained FCA approval, guiding the fundraising efforts, and coordinating with regulatory bodies in UK, US, Cayman Islands, Luxembourg and Ireland.
Mr. Sutherland received his Juris Doctorate in Boston in 1999 and was subsequently admitted to the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Sutherland is also a member of the New York Bar, United States Supreme Court, Georgia Supreme Court among others, and maintains an FCA CF1, CF3, CF10 and CF11.
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