Suni Goonetillake appointed as partner
Adam Applegarth, former CEO of failed U.K. bank Northern Rock, has joined Apollo Management as a senior advisor to the firm’s European fund. Akhil Awasthi has joined Tata Capital as managing partner of its new private equity fund. He previously was a partner with Baring Private Equity Partners India. Alvarez & Marsal has added nine […]
Lionel Pincus, founder and former chairman of buyout firm Warburg Pincus LLC died on Saturday, Oct. 10 in New York after a long illness, the firm said. He was 78. Pincus led efforts in the 1970s to change regulations that allowed pension funds to invest in venture capital and private equity funds, bringing new capital […]
Craig Johnson, founder of Virtual Law Partners, dies
Noted angel investor dies at the age of 72
Direct secondaries specialist Vision Capital has expanded its team with the appointments of four executives who will focus on operating capability, debt, finance and legal functions. Johan Ven de Steen will become the firm’s first operating partner. He joins from KKR-Capstone and will be responsible for the performance of portfolio companies and assessing new investments. […]
Marking the seventh addition to the firm’s operating programme in 2009, Advent International has recruited Michael McShane to focus on investment opportunities in the oil, gas and equipment sector. Prior to joining Advent, he was chairman and chief executive officer of stem manufacturer Grant Prideco for six years. Before Grant Prideco, McShane was the chief […]
Nordic investor CapMan has made three promotions to its 150-strong team following the recent closure of three of its funds. Hans Christian Dall Nygård and Joakim Rubin have been appointed as senior partners and Mari Maunula as fundraising manager. Dall Nygård was the former managing director of Russian private equity house Norum which was acquired […]
UK LBO powerhouse CVC Capital Partners has appointed two new members to its global financial institutions advisory board. Robert Jenkins and Jim Sutcliffe will be responsible for supporting CVC’s activities in the financial services sector. Jenkins is currently CEO and managing partner of hedge fund manager, Combinatorics Capital. He was previously CEO and chairman of […]
UK private equity and sustainable energy investor Foresight Group has appointed Diomidis Dorkofikis as investment manager. Based in the firm’s Rome office, Dorkofikis will be responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and managing Foresight’s existing solar portfolio. The newly appointed investment manager is a specialist in project financing and the renewable energy sector. He joins […]

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