Co-founder of BluePoint Venture Marketing dies at the age of 60
In a bid to simplify and shorten decision-making lines, EVCA have announced a wave of changes to its model of governance. Under the new structure venture capital, mid-market and large buyouts platform councils have become the most powerful bodies in EVCA. As EVCA’s executive committee is disbanded, elected members of each platform council will constitute […]
UK corporate finance partner Close Brothers Corporate Finance has reorganised its senior management team. Stephen Aulsebrook, current CEO of CBCF and CEO of UK business will now exclusively be CEO of European business. The aim of this move is to drive the firm’s European growth as it continues to be supported by Daiwa Securities. In […]
Advent International has added Harry Sachinis to its operating partner programme to advise on investment opportunities in the media sector. As part of his new role, he will specifically target the media sector and focus on publishing and information services. Up until recently, Sachinis was president of the McGraw-Hill Companies’ Business Information Group. Prior to […]
Independent placement agent Capstone Partners has appointed Louis de Saint-Marcq to associate partner. Based in Europe, he will be responsible for managing investor relationships and fund manager clients in Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Belgium and Scandinavian countries. Prior to joining Capstone, de Saint-Marcq was executive director at Goldman Sachs International in London. At Goldman, he led […]
British private equity group Permira has announced that Philippe Robert is to retire at the end of the year ‘to pursue other interests’. Robert will be succeeded by Benoit Vauchy, a TMT specialist, who will head up the firm’s Paris office. Permira has also hired Jean-Marc Espalioux as senior advisor and Simon Marc has been […]
Global private equity firm Advent International has added a second person to its operating partner programme focusing on the oil and gas services and equipment sector. With over 30 years of experience, Tom Ehret will lead the European deals team in the offshore and subsea sectors. Prior to Advent, he was CEO of Acergy, an […]
Private equity recruitment specialist, Directorbank, has appointed Dorothea Kronenberghs as European account director in Germany. Based in the firm’s Frankfurt office, Kronenberghs will provide recruitment services to Directorbank’s private equity client base. She will also be responsible for developing the company’s candidate network in the region. Prior to Directorbank, she headed up the business leaders […]
Wilson joins from Candover where he was director of the London office. Prior to Candover, he was a consultant at Bain & Company for six years. Wilson is Palamon’s fourth hire this year and the third vice-president recruit. So far this year, Ricardo Caupers and Pascal Jean-Noël Noth were hired as vice-presidents and Dr Richard […]
US growth equity specialist General Atlantic has promoted Adrianna Ma to managing director and Jing Hong to principal. Based in New York, Ma is responsible for GA’s global energy and resources sector. Hong is a based in the firm’s Beijing office and focuses on investments in China. Prior to joining GA, Ma worked as an […]

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