Managing Partners

Managing Partners

The Managing Partners are the founding partners of Tellsons Investors LLP and they invest the EF Tellsons Endeavour fund. They have over 80 years’ combined experience managing and advising equity and debt funds for a broad range of clients in the UK and Europe. They are supported by portfolio, research, compliance, and accounting specialists in the management of both the Fund and the firm. Co-invested with the management team are a group of Investor Partners comprised of institutions, family offices and private individuals.

Joe Bunting, Founder Managing Partner and Co-CIO

Joe is the founder of Tellsons, the Managing Partner responsible for the day to day running of the partnership and Co-CIO of the Endeavour Fund. Joe has 27 years of investment experience, previously in corporate debt, merger and buyout financing, and multi-asset investments with Paribas, Goldman Sachs and Alliance Capital LLC. Joe took an MA from Edinburgh University, specialising in History and Economics, after service with the British Army in Germany.

Contact Joe: jb@tellsons.co.uk

Christoph Wiedebach, Co-founder Partner, CIO and Head of Research

Christoph is a co-founder of Tellsons, the chief investment officer of the firm and Managing Partner responsible for equity investments and fund operations. Christoph has 27 years of experience in international equities and multi-asset investments with Fidelity, Oppenheim Private Bank and Alliance Capital LLC. Christoph is fluent in English, German and Spanish, graduated with an engineering degree from Munich Technical University and took his MBA at the University of Michigan. Christoph is also a member of the London Institute of Banking & Finance.

Contact Christoph: cw@tellsons.co.uk

John Bishop, Co-founder Partner, Head of Bond Investments

John Bishop is the Managing Partner responsible for bond investments in the Fund. John has 38 years of investment experience in the international bond markets and fixed income investment industry. John worked with and ran teams from 1981 for Bank of America, Bankers Trust, Credit Suisse and Paribas. After a brief period with US hedge fund Caxton, John founded and ran his own investment company, Observatory Capital, before becoming a founder partner of Tellsons in 2012.

Contact John: jpb@tellsons.co.uk

Ludovico Mori, Head of Investment Operations, Quantitative Research.

Ludovico Mori manages portfolio investment operations and quantitative and macro-economic research. Ludo joined the firm at launch direct from Federico II university in Naples, Italy following graduation in Economics & Finance. Ludo has the IMC and is a partner of the firm.

Contact Ludo: lm@tellsons.co.uk

Cranley Macfarlane, Portfolio Management & Investment Research.

Cranley is a member of the global research and portfolio management team, with specific responsibility for defensive growth and income investments within Endeavour. Cranley joined the firm from JM Finn where he managed client portfolios, led the fixed income specialism and chaired the firm’s asset allocation committee. Cranley was called to the Bar after graduation from Edinburgh University with an MA in History. Cranley is a partner of the firm, holds the Masters in Wealth Management and is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Securities and Investments.

Contact Cranley: cm@tellsons.co.uk

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