Langholm hires two

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

UK mid-market buyout firm Langholm Capital has made two new hires. Anthony Sills and Erik Blomberg have joined the 10-strong team as associates. Prior to Langholm, Sills spent four years at McQueen, a mid-market corporate finance advisory firm based in London. Blomberg spent three years at Citigroup in London where he was part of the […]

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Advent hires European partner

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Global private equity firm Advent International has added a second person to its operating partner programme focusing on the oil and gas services and equipment sector. With over 30 years of experience, Tom Ehret will lead the European deals team in the offshore and subsea sectors. Prior to Advent, he was CEO of Acergy, an […]

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Recruitment firm hires

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Private equity recruitment specialist, Directorbank, has appointed Dorothea Kronenberghs as European account director in Germany. Based in the firm’s Frankfurt office, Kronenberghs will provide recruitment services to Directorbank’s private equity client base. She will also be responsible for developing the company’s candidate network in the region. Prior to Directorbank, she headed up the business leaders […]

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Ex-Candover director joins Palamon

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Wilson joins from Candover where he was director of the London office. Prior to Candover, he was a consultant at Bain & Company for six years. Wilson is Palamon’s fourth hire this year and the third vice-president recruit. So far this year, Ricardo Caupers and Pascal Jean-Noël Noth were hired as vice-presidents and Dr Richard […]

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General Atlantic promotes two

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

US growth equity specialist General Atlantic has promoted Adrianna Ma to managing director and Jing Hong to principal. Based in New York, Ma is responsible for GA’s global energy and resources sector. Hong is a based in the firm’s Beijing office and focuses on investments in China. Prior to joining GA, Ma worked as an […]

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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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LMS names non-exec

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

UK investment firm LMS Capital has appointed David Verey as non-executive director. Verey was previously chairman of Blackstone Group UK where he remains as a member of its international advisory board. Prior to Blackstone, he worked for Lazard Brothers for 28 years, becoming chief executive in 1990 and chairman two years later. He is also […]

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EI opens Czech office

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Central and Eastern Europe’s oldest private equity firm, Enterprise Investors, has opened its office in Prague and appointed Ivan Jakubek to lead its operations. Jakubek joined EI in 2005 and is responsible for business development in the Czech and Slovak Republics. He has more than seven years of experience in private equity, corporate finance, consulting […]

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Mercury Capital is born

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Merrill Lynch’s private fund placement team is to spinout to launch Mercury Capital Advisors next month. The departure of the three executives, namely, Michael Ricciardi, Enrique Cuan and Alan Pardee, comes following the decision by Bank of America to wind down the placement business. Mercury Capital will comprise of 24 executives and be led by […]

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Gresham appoints

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Having recently backed the £20.75m management buyout of celebrity, music and sports agent Formation Group, mid-market private equity firm Gresham Private Equity has hired Anthony Bull as partner in its investment team. Bull joins from Tokyo-based Mitsui Private Equity where he was principal. Prior to Mitsui, he spent 10 years at 3i and LDC. Bull […]

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Advent continues recruitment drive

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

Marking the seventh addition to the firm’s operating programme in 2009, Advent International has recruited Michael McShane to focus on investment opportunities in the oil, gas and equipment sector. Prior to joining Advent, he was chairman and chief executive officer of stem manufacturer Grant Prideco for six years. Before Grant Prideco, McShane was the chief […]

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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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