Cognetas Expands Financial Services Team

European mid-market private equity firm Cognetas has appointed David Pusinelli as a senior adviser specialising in financial services.

Before joining Cognetas, Pusinelli was a main board director at Close Brothers Group and played a key role in some 30 acquisitions and start-ups for the banking, asset management, securities and corporate finance divisions with a combined equity and debt value of around £1 billion. He also served on the investment committee of Close Brothers Private Equity for four years.

“I am very pleased to have joined Cognetas at a time when the financial services sector offers so much opportunity in a period of unprecedented change,” commented Pusinelli.

Pusinell will be located at Cognetas’s London office from November 17.

Source: Thomson Merger News