Inflexion hires

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Mid-market private equity firm Inflexion Private Equity has appointed Angela Galbraith as origination executive. Joining from KPMG, Galbraith will be responsible for sourcing deal opportunities and early leads from potential portfolio companies. She joins Andrew Mainwaring and Georgia Dunkley in the origination team. She began her career at KPMG where she worked as an audit […]

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Baird hires strategy expert

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Employee-owned private equity firm Baird has recruited Said DeSaque to join the firm as director of institutional sales and investment strategy. Based in London, DeSaque will be responsible for investment strategy reports on the US and global economies to Baird’s institutional clients in Europe, the Far East and Middle East. Joining from Chicago-based investment firm […]

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People

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Adam Applegarth, former CEO of failed U.K. bank Northern Rock, has joined Apollo Management as a senior advisor to the firm’s European fund. Akhil Awasthi has joined Tata Capital as managing partner of its new private equity fund. He previously was a partner with Baring Private Equity Partners India. Alvarez & Marsal has added nine […]

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IVCA gains new chair

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

The Irish Venture Capital Association has elected John Tracey, CEO of publicly quoted investment company TVC Holdings, as chairman. He succeeds Joe Concannon, investment director with the venture capital division of Bank of Scotland (Ireland). Tracey has over 20 years of experience in venture capital and previously worked in the semiconductor industry. With only 16 […]

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CapMan makes changes

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Nordic investor CapMan has made three promotions to its 150-strong team following the recent closure of three of its funds. Hans Christian Dall Nygård and Joakim Rubin have been appointed as senior partners and Mari Maunula as fundraising manager. Dall Nygård was the former managing director of Russian private equity house Norum which was acquired […]

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LDC hires investment director

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

The private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, LDC, has appointed Tony Norwood as investment director in its Yorkshire office. Joining from Bank of Scotland, Norwood’s will be part of the four-strong deal team that will invest the remainder of the £250m LDC has allocated investments in 2009. So far this year, the mid-market firm […]

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CVC seeks advisors

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

UK LBO powerhouse CVC Capital Partners has appointed two new members to its global financial institutions advisory board. Robert Jenkins and Jim Sutcliffe will be responsible for supporting CVC’s activities in the financial services sector. Jenkins is currently CEO and managing partner of hedge fund manager, Combinatorics Capital. He was previously CEO and chairman of […]

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Vision hires four

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Direct secondaries specialist Vision Capital has expanded its team with the appointments of four executives who will focus on operating capability, debt, finance and legal functions. Johan Ven de Steen will become the firm’s first operating partner. He joins from KKR-Capstone and will be responsible for the performance of portfolio companies and assessing new investments. […]

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Foresight expands solar team

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

UK private equity and sustainable energy investor Foresight Group has appointed Diomidis Dorkofikis as investment manager. Based in the firm’s Rome office, Dorkofikis will be responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and managing Foresight’s existing solar portfolio. The newly appointed investment manager is a specialist in project financing and the renewable energy sector. He joins […]

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Advent recruits tech trio

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Global private equity firm Advent International has recruited three technology specialists to its operating partner programme. Richard Atkins, Sergio Giacoletto and John Hughes will advise the firm on investment opportunities in the technology and telecoms sector. The three recruits will join P. Jaynedra Nayak and Bob Wigley who have also been selected for the operating […]

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Montagu’s OBrien joins Impax

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Impax Group, the AIM-listed investment manager focused on the environmental sector, has appointed Vince O’Brien as non-executive director to the company. O’Brien is currently the director of London-based outfit Montagu Private Equity where he has spent the past 16 years. With over 20 years of experience in the private equity industry, he was formerly the […]

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