AnaCap promotes two to Partner

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP said Monday it promoted Michael Edwards and Amber Hilkene to Partner. Edwards is COO of AnaCap while Hilkene is Head of Investor Relations and Communications.


AnaCap Financial Partners LLP (“AnaCap”), the specialist European financial services
private equity firm, has promoted Michael Edwards and Amber Hilkene, to Partner in
their roles as Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations and
Communications, respectively.
Amber joined AnaCap in 2006 as the fifth member shortly before the final closing of its
€300m maiden fund and drives the firm’s investor relations, fundraising and public
relations activities. She has led the development of relationships with global
institutional investors, building AnaCap’s assets under management to €2.9 billion
including blind pools and co-invest.
Amber commented: “I am delighted to have received the promotion to Partner at
AnaCap. It has been a remarkable journey to see and be a part of the evolution of the
firm and its growing track record as an expert in financial services. I look forward to
seeing what the next decade brings.”
Mike joined AnaCap in 2007 and is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of
experience in the financial services sector including retail banking, credit insurance,
asset management, venture capital and private equity. At AnaCap he is responsible for
overseeing and managing the entire operations and investment process.
Mike commented: “Being promoted to Partner is the culmination of nine years of effort
and hard work to ensure that AnaCap delivers on its commitments to its investors, staff
and counterparties while meeting the ever-changing demands of the industry with
solutions and success. I am obviously delighted by this promotion and its recognition of
my contribution to helping build AnaCap.”
Joe Giannamore, Co-Managing Partner at AnaCap, commented:
“As we continue to grow as a firm, it’s fantastic to bring into the partnership two
individuals who have been so dedicated to the firm for so long. Mike and Amber have
been with AnaCap almost since inception and have consistently exceeded expectations,
playing an instrumental role in our development and growth into a leading specialist
financial services investor. Expanding the partnership gives us a broader base to develop
the business in a robust manner. We all look forward to working closely with them in
the next chapter of our development.”