VC-backed Kateeva hires Harper to lead IP organization

By Iris Dorbian — 4 hours ago

Newark, California-based Kateeva, a production equipment provider for makers of advanced electronics technologies, has named Burch Harper to lead its intellectual property organization. Previously, he worked at Rambus Inc. Kateeva’s backers include Cybernaut Venture, GP Capital Shanghai, Redview Capital and TCL Capital.

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VC-backed Bedrock Data hires Johnson as CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 11 hours ago

Boston-based Bedrock Data, a data integration platform for businesses, has named Thor Johnson as CEO. Previously, Johnson worked at Intralinks where he was the chief marketing officer and at Eloqua where he was the chief marketer. Bedrock Data’s backers include .406 Ventures.

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PE-backed Imedex hires Lowrie as CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

Imedex, which is owned by Vesey Street Capital Partners LLC, has appointed Dan Lowrie as CEO. Previously, Lowrie worked at MedAssets where he served as senior vice president of spend operations. Based in Alpharetta, Georgia, Imedex is a provider of continuing medical education for healthcare professionals.

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J.W. Childs hires Grove Street Advisors executive to lead investor relations

By Chris Witkowsky — 3 days ago

J.W. Childs Associates hired Philippe Schenk, a former executive at Grove Street Advisors, as managing director. Schenk will lead investor relations. The firm also hired Kyle Casella, who formerly worked at Weston Presidio where he focused on consumer/retail and business services, as a vice president. J.W. Childs also hired Jess Yuan, former investment banking analyst at Deloitte Corporate Finance, as an analyst.

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Pantheon expands real assets team, promotes Corley to partner

By Chris Witkowsky — 3 days ago

Pantheon promoted Evan Corley, who leads the firm’s real assets platform, to partner. Corley has worked at Pantheon since 2004 and has worked on real assets since its inception in March 2015. Since that time, the strategy has raised close to $1 billion in committed capital. Pantheon also hired Dinesh Ramasamy and Samayita Das as vice presidents on the infrastructure and real assets team. Ramasamy joined the firm from Goldman Sachs and Sam joined from J.P. Morgan.

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Natixis continues to build PE offering with new hire

By Eamon Murphy — 5 days ago

Natixis appointed David S. Daniels as managing director, head of financial sponsor coverage Americas. Daniels joins from Nomura Securities International and brings experience working with private equity firms. Natixis, which recently acquired investment banking advisory firm Peter J Solomon, is the international financial services arm of France’s Groupe BPCE.

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Cold Mountain Capital recruits Bergen as CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 6 days ago

Cold Mountain Capital has named Anthony Bergen as chief financial officer. His appointment is effective immediately. Previously, Bergen worked at Cold Mountain’s sister company Stony Point Group Inc. He was also the CFO of TECT Power, a Stony Point affiliate.

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Triloma adds two new VPs

By Iris Dorbian — 6 days ago

Triloma Financial Group has hired Amy Gunter as vice president of due diligence for Triloma Securities and Jeff Karansky as vice president and portfolio manager for Triloma Energy Advisors. Gunter is the former director of due diligence and direct investments at ProEquities Inc while Karansky previously worked at DePrince, Race & Zollo Inc where he served as the lead energy analyst.

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Symphogen CEO Drejer to step down

By Luisa Beltran — 7 days ago

Symphogen said Aug. 18 that CEO Kirsten Drejer is stepping down and will become an independent member of the Board. Martin Olin, current Symphogen CFO, will become CEO effective Sept. 1. Copenhagen-based Symphogen, a biopharmaceutical company, is backed by investors including Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Novo A/S, PKA, Sunstone Capital, Gilde Healthcare Partners, Danica Pension, Takeda Ventures Inc and Genentech.

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