Philip Best Philip Best

Philip Best launched the Argonaut Micro Cap Fund in June 2003 and is a director and major shareholder of Argos Managers. He has 26 years’ experience of the European investment scene having started as a fund manager at Warburg Investment Management (later Mercury/Merrill Lynch). At Warburg, Philip launched and managed 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 which was sold to Jefferies & Co in 2000. Philip joined Gadd & Cie in Geneva in January 2003 and The Argonaut Fund was launched later that year.
Philip has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University and is bilingual in English and French.