NightDragon Security taps Gonzalez as MD

By Iris Dorbian — 2 hours ago

NightDragon Security, a cybersecurity investment firm, has named Ken Gonzalez as a managing director. Gonzalez is a former managing director at ForgePoint Capital and previously was a senior executive at McAfee, Avast and FireEye.

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Mancini to retire from Carlyle Power Partners

By Luisa Beltran — 5 hours ago

Robert Mancini is retiring from Carlyle Group as of June 30. Mancini joined the firm in 2012 and is currently a managing director, partner and co-head of Carlyle Power Partners. He is staying on at the firm until the end of the year as a senior adviser. He was previously a managing director at Goldman Sachs. Mancini, 60, raised two funds to invest in the North American power generation sector at Carlyle. In 2013, Carlyle Power Partners I collected an aggregate $900 million in capital, which included co-investments, new products and an existing fund. Fund II closed on $1.5 billion in 2016. While he is retiring from Carlyle, Mancini said he’ll likely do something else. “I’d like to do something in the investment world that is different than investing in the U.S. power space,” he said. Carlyle declined comment.

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Probitas Partners appoints four as managing directors

By Iris Dorbian — 7 hours ago

Adviser Probitas Partners has named four managing directors. They are Caryn Feinberg, Haakon Gresvig, Ray Tsao and John Caley. Feinberg and Tsao will be on the project management team while Gresvig will be on the relationship management (distribution) team. And, Caley will be working on direct real estate.

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Carlyle hires two for Asia PE platform

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

The Carlyle Group has hired Robby Winarta as managing director and Long Hoang as director of its Asian private equity platform. Winarta, who will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia, will begin his new position on July 2, 2018 while Hoang, who will be based in Singapore, will begin his new role on June 1, 2018.

Correction: An earlier headline and version of this news report misstated that both Winarta and Hoang will lead investments in Indonesia for the Carlyle Group. Although Winarta will lead investment activities in Indonesia, Hoang will focus on investment activities in Vietnam, according to a spokesperson for Carlyle. 

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NEA promotes two to GP

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

New Enterprise Associates Inc has promoted Carmen Chang and Dr. Ali Behbahani to general partner. Chang joined NEA in 2012 while Behbahani came on board in 2007.

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NEA taps Golden as partner and names three as principals

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

New Enterprise Associates has named Jonathan Golden as a partner. Also, the venture firm has appointed Dr. Matthew McAviney, Dr. Tak Cheung and Dr. Santhosh Palani as principals on the healthcare team. Prior to joining NEA, Golden was director of product at Airbnb; McAviney was a principal at F-Prime Capital Partners; Cheung was a venture partner at Merieux Development Venture Fund; and Palani was a vice president in equity research at Cowen & Company.

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Trive promotes Bonner to partner

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Dallas-based private equity firm Trive Capital has promoted Blake Bonner to partner. Bonner’s duties include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities and performing transaction due diligence.

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Compass Partners adds Kester to team

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Compass Partners has hired James Kester to help lead business development in the U.S. Previously, Kester was chief investment officer of the private equity department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.

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ICE promotes Cunningham to president of NYSE Group

By Iris Dorbian — 2 days ago

Intercontinental Exchange Inc, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has named Stacey Cunningham as president of NYSE Group. Cunningham began her career at the NYSE Group as a floor clerk on the NYSE trading floor in 1996. Also, John Tuttle has been named chief operating officer of the NYSE Group. Cunningham and Tuttle’s promotions become effective May 25, 2018.

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DCM Ventures promotes Cheng to VP

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Silicon Valley-based DCM Ventures, an early-stage venture firm, promoted David Cheng to vice president, according to a spokesperson for the firm. Prior to joining DCM, Cheng was a management consultant at Accenture.

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