Bowmark Capital promoted Julian Masters to senior partner and Tom Elliott and Enrica Dacomo to investment director. Masters, who joined in 2008 from European Capital, leads Bowmark’s business and financial services and media practices. Elliott joined the firm in 2014 from PwC and Dacomo joined in 2015. She previously worked at CDC Group.
Julian Masters has been made a senior partner of Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm. At the same time, Tom Elliott and Enrica Dacomo have been promoted to investment director.
Julian Masters leads Bowmark’s business & financial services and media practices. Since joining the firm from European Capital in 2008, he has led a number of successful investments across a range of industries, including specialist legal publisher, Law Business Research, and insurance e-wholesaling business, iprism.
Tom Elliott joined Bowmark from PwC in 2014. He is a member of the firm’s financial services and consumer & leisure teams and, most recently, worked on Bowmark’s investments in commercial insurance broker, Aston Scott, and B2B vehicle rental provider, Nexus.
Enrica Dacomo joined Bowmark’s fund investment business in 2015. Enrica, who previously worked at CDC Group, is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and managing private equity fund investments and co-investments, both in the US and Europe.
Charles Ind, joint managing partner, said: “We are delighted to announce this further strengthening of the Bowmark team, which recognises the significant contributions that Julian, Tom and Enrica are making to the firm.”
Bowmark Capital is a leading private equity firm specialising in UK mid-market companies valued at up to £150 million. Founded in 1997, Bowmark manages and advises funds totalling approximately £850 million on behalf of a blue chip investor base including public pension funds, insurance companies and financial institutions from the UK, US and Continental Europe.
The Bowmark team has extensive experience of investing in growth companies, and has supported businesses in a range of industries including healthcare, education, business services, consumer and leisure, IT services and media.
Current investments include: Property Services Holdings, one of the largest property services providers in the UK; Autodata Publishing Group, Europe’s leading provider of technical information to the automotive aftermarket; CARE Fertility, the UK’s leading independent provider of fertility services; Aston Scott, a leading UK regional insurance broker; and Drake & Morgan, the fast growing London-based bar-restaurant group.
Bowmark Capital LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.