Nico Kirsten Joins PCG

Nico Kirsten has joined PCG Asset Management as a vice president in the firm's portfolio monitoring and reporting group. He previously spent eight years with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 

PRESS RELEASE 

 

PCG Asset Management, LLC (“PCG AM”), a leading private equity investment management and advisory firm based in La Jolla, California, announced that Nico Kirsten has joined the firm as a Vice President in the Portfolio Monitoring and Reporting Group. In his new role, Mr. Kirsten monitors a select group of private equity funds and assists in the management of the PM&R Group.

 

Kara King, Senior Vice President and Head of the PM&R Group at PCG AM, said: “PCG AM has always been supportive in making sure the PM&R Group has the necessary resources to provide quality monitoring and reporting services to our clients. As the number of funds managed by the Group has increased over the years, it is imperative that we expand our team to maintain PCG AM's reputation for exceptional client service and attention. We are all extremely pleased with the value Nico has already added to the department and look forward to the continued benefits it brings to our clients.”

 

Prior to joining PCG Asset Management, Mr. Kirsten spent a combined eight years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Dallas, Texas, and Pretoria, South Africa. In Dallas he was an Audit Manager and focused on the financial statement audit of hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles. Most recently, he was a Fund Controller at Archon Group LP, a Goldman Sachs company, and reported to the Merchant Bank division of Goldman Sachs. At Archon he was responsible for the financial reporting of private equity and mezzanine debt funds. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Pretoria and his Honors Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Africa. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

Mr. Kirsten said: “I am very excited about this opportunity which will combine my accounting background and investment management acumen. I look forward to maintaining the high standards set by PCG AM's PM&R Group.”

 

About PCG Asset Management, LLC

 

PCG AM is an independent, multi-platform provider of private equity management and advisory services. With approximately $15 billion assets under management, PCG AM enjoys a leadership position in the private equity industry, providing innovative and customized solutions to institutional investors worldwide, as well as high net worth individuals. As a research-driven and client-focused firm, PCG AM seeks to develop strong, long-term relationships by working one-on-one with its clients. Product offerings are structured to meet the unique needs of each investor and are provided through discretionary, non-discretionary and project-oriented investment engagements. PCG AM also offers advisory and portfolio monitoring services. Corporate governance is provided to PCG AM by a five-member Board of independent Directors; a structure the firm believes to be advantageous to clients and unique to the industry.