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Our Story

Enduring value is built on a foundation of quality, consistency, and commitment. Standing the test of time requires setting a strong vision, aligning with individuals capable of carrying it out, and remaining resolute on that path.

At The London Company, we confidently and collaboratively operate through a cohesive and independent investment process to carry out a singular objective: preserve and grow wealth through quality value investing driven by downside protection.

  • Founded in 1994 in Richmond, VA
  • Majority employee-owned
  • Manage focused, high-active-share U.S. Equity portfolios across the capitalization spectrum utilizing a single, proven investment process
  • Serve institutional, sub-advisory, and wealth clients and their intermediaries globally
  • We invest alongside our clients with significant personal investment in firm strategies

About Our Name

The London Company (also called the Virginia Company of London) was an English joint stock company established by royal charter by James I on April 10, 1606 with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America. It was one of two such companies, along with the Plymouth Company, that were granted an identical charter as part of the Virginia Company. The London Company was responsible for establishing the Jamestown settlement, the first permanent English settlement in North America, in 1607. We pay homage to our Virginia history by using this name for our modern investment company, now linked to the original London Company only by the river that flows between Jamestown and Richmond.

Our History

Firm Founded by Stephen M. Goddard, CFA

Large Cap strategy launched


Small Cap strategy launched

Income Equity strategy launched


SMID Strategy launched

Concentrated strategy launched

Touchstone Small Cap Fund launched with The London Company as sole subadvisor


Mid Cap strategy launched

The London Company appointed as subadvisor to the Touchstone Mid Cap Fund


American Beacon The London Company Income Equity Fund launched

The London Company initiated an employee equity plan and expanded ownership


Touchstone Large Cap Fund launched with The London Company as the sole subadvisor


The London Company SEI Income Equity Collective Trust created


The London Company SEI Small-Mid Equity Collective Trust created

J. Brian Campbell, CFA named co-lead Portfolio Manager – Small Cap, SMID, and Mid Cap


The London Company Announces the appointment of Stephen C. Owen, CFA as its CEO

The London Company Named Top Workplaces 2020 Honor by the Richmond Times-Dispatch


The London Company Named Top Workplaces 2021 Honor by the Richmond Times-Dispatch


The London Company Named Top Workplaces 2022 Honor by the Richmond Times-Dispatch


Our Team

We are a majority employee-owned firm of proven professionals who invest alongside our clients.

Meet Our Team

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