London-based private equity firm Campbell Lutyens hired Jeffrey Griffiths as a principal in its London office and Andrew Symons as a senior vice president in New York.
Prior to joining Campbell Lutyens, Griffiths spent five years at Credit Suisse, most recently in the private fund group. Symons joins the firm from Forum Capital Partners.
Following another record year at Campbell Lutyens and continued growth of the firm we are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Griffiths has joined the firm as Principal in our London office and Andrew Symons as a Senior Vice President in our New York office.
Campbell Lutyens has seen growth across its private equity, infrastructure and private debt practices and has had a very successful year in both fund raising and secondary advisory. Over the last year the firm successfully raised over $12bn of primary commitments for its clients from investors globally with final closes on White Oak, Stonepeak, Everstone, ICON Infrastructure, Exponent, Old Ironsides, and I Squared Capital. It has also advised on over $6 billion of closed and live secondary assignments, across a wide range of innovative transactions including the largest European GP-led liquidity offering to date of $1.2 billion.
Prior to joining Campbell Lutyens, Jeffrey spent five years at Credit Suisse, most recently in their Private Fund Group, advising alternative investment managers on private fund capital raising globally. Prior to Credit Suisse, Jeffrey spent time at Morgan Stanley and Elm Capital Associates in London. Jeffrey earned a B.S.F.S. in Economics from Georgetown University and an M.I.A. in International Finance & Business from Columbia University.
Prior to joining Campbell Lutyens, Andrew was previously at Eaton Partners and latterly Forum Capital Partners working across origination, project management and distribution. Andrew earned a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from New York University, where he was recognized as a Stern Scholar. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Andrew Sealey, Managing Partner and CEO said: “We are extremely pleased to have Jeffrey and Andrew join the firm to continue to expand our capabilities globally. Jeffrey brings particular experience across private equity and credit and Andrew will continue to develop our limited partner coverage in the US”
Jeffrey, Principal, said: “Campbell Lutyens has an incredible track record of delivering for clients with a sophisticated and collegiate approach to advising and executing on fundraisings. They stand out in the market and I look forward very much to helping develop their story over the coming years.”
Andrew, Senior Vice President, said: “The Campbell Lutyens team has had great success in the US over the past ten years and I am very excited to join. I look forward to continuing to work with limited partners in the South and Southeast to provide them with exceptional investment opportunities globally.”
Background on Campbell Lutyens
Campbell Lutyens is a leading independent private equity, infrastructure and private debt advisory firm founded in 1988. Campbell Lutyens comprises over 95 professionals, advisers and staff across offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. Focusing on private equity, infrastructure and private debt in the alternative sector, its fundraising practice acts as a placement agent fund managers, raising capital from investors globally and its secondary advisory practice advises on the secondary sale, or restructuring, of portfolios of direct or fund interests.