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 […]
Global private equity firm Advent International has recruited three technology specialists to its operating partner programme. Richard Atkins, Sergio Giacoletto and John Hughes will advise the firm on investment opportunities in the technology and telecoms sector. The three recruits will join P. Jaynedra Nayak and Bob Wigley who have also been selected for the operating […]
Keith Grinstein, 48, a general partner with Second Avenue Partners and strategic advisor to Madrona Venture Group
9/11 Memorial, One World Trade Center
Lane MacDonald was staring at a conference room monitor at Boston-based Alta Communications as the first news reports of the Sept. 11 attacks began streaming in. Few specifics had been provided, but MacDonald was already uneasy about the safety of his colleagues. “When I first heard the reports, I had some concern because we almost […]

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