Brett Simpson
Brett Simpson

Brett Simpson

Brett is a co-founder of Arete (formed in 2000) and is based in the firm's London office. He focuses on the global semiconductor component sector. Brett is a regular public speaker at industry events and after 17 years looking at the sector, has a wealth of experience to draw on. Prior to Arete, Brett spent two years at Goldman Sachs in an equity analyst role, specialising in European technology following three years with Ericsson UK, working in business development, covering all aspects of wireline and wireless telecom infrastructure.

Email: brett.simpson@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1320

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Jim Fontanelli
Jim Fontanelli

Jim Fontanelli

Jim is a co-founder of Arete (formed in 2000) and is based in the firm's London office. He covered semiconductors before focusing on renewables from 2008 and returned to the semiconductor space in 2015. Prior to Arete, Jim spent six years with Morgan Grenfell Asset Management, managing pan-European institutional funds, with responsibility for the technology sector investments of European equity funds totalling Euro 30bn. Before this, Jim spent two years working as a credit analyst at Royal Bank of Canada.

Email: jim.fontanelli@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1312

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