Gresham House plc was incorporated on 14 May 1857 with a company number of 871.

Gresham House plc is an investing company whose securities are dealt in under AIM. Following the passing of the resolutions put to shareholders at a general meeting of the Company on 31 October 2014 its investment objective is to develop in the short to medium term as a quoted platform principally for investment in, and the investment management of, relatively differentiated, specialist or illiquid assets in order to generate superior risk adjusted returns for shareholders of the Company over the longer term. Returns are expected to be principally through capital growth.