EVCA Names New Chairman

Jonathan Russell, a managing partner with 3i, has been elected chairman of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA). He succeeds Helmut Schusler, chairman of TVM Capital. 

PRESS RELEASE

Jonathan Russell brings to the EVCA Chairmanship the weight of one of the world's best-known mid-market firms, reflecting the importance of this segment of the market across Europe.   85% of companies funded by private equity in 2007 were small to mid-sized businesses, employing fewer than 500 people