Modern Slavery Act Statement

This statement is made on behalf of Arma Partners LLP pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”) and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 March 2019.

We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking. This statement illustrates how we apply our business standards in practice and reflects our continued public commitment to challenge and confront the use of forced, compulsory, trafficked or child labour within our own organisation, our supply chains and our values.

Firm

Arma Partners provides independent M&A and corporate finance advice to the Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) sector. Arma has its head office in London, United Kingdom and also operates in Munich, New York and Palo Alto.

Supply Chain

The Firm’s supply chain consists primarily of suppliers of professional and office services. The Firm’s professional services suppliers include accountants, legal and audit professionals. The Firm’s office goods and services suppliers include office technology asset providers, document managers, catering, maintenance, repair, and cleaning services. The goods purchased or leased from these suppliers include technology hardware and software, office furniture and fixtures, office supplies, and related goods.

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Risks

Following an assessment of the Firm’s practices, the Firm believes that due to the nature of its business as carried out at the assessment date, the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking practices within its business are very low. Due to the continuing nature of the Firm’s business, it is unlikely that such risks will increase in the future.

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

The Firm has a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking. It is committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we ensure our staff are aware of Arma’s zero tolerance approach.

Approval

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 March 2019.

On behalf of the Firm, the undersigned Managing Partner of the Firm has approved and issued the foregoing statement as of the date set out below and has instructed that it be posted on the Firm’s website.

Paul-Noël Guély
Managing Partner
14 August 2019