Ex-Candover director joins Palamon

By Staff Report — 9 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 — 9 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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Inflexion hires

By Staff Report — 9 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 — 9 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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DN Capital continues expansion

By Staff Report — 9 years ago

London-headquartered venture capital firm DN Capital has appointed Tom Bradley as principal at the firm. As part of his new appointment, Bradley will focus on software and digital media opportunities, primarily targeting growth equity deals in these segments. Bradley has been an active member of the UK venture capital industry for the past nine years. […]

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People

By Staff Report — 9 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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Vision hires four

By Staff Report — 9 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 — 9 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 — 9 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 — 9 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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Wellington promotes partner

By Staff Report — 9 years ago

German VC house Wellington Partners has appointed Christian Reitberger as general partner to its cleantech and electronic team. For over a year Reitberger has worked as an advisor to Wellington while continuing to invest in technology and cleantech companies as a business angel. Prior to Wellington, he led venture, growth and buyout transactions as a […]

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