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Mackinac Partners adds security and intelligence executive Kevin M Cronin

Mackinac Partners adds security and intelligence executive Kevin M Cronin

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 13:58

Kevin M Cronin (pictured), a law enforcement agent and former Homeland Security professional, has joined the Mackinac Partners as Managing Director in the Business Intelligence and Corporate Security Practice. »

Natural Gas Partners hires Patrick McWilliams as MD

Natural Gas Partners hires Patrick McWilliams as MD

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:31

Natural Gas Partners (NGP), a private equity firm in the natural resources industry, has appointed Patrick McWilliams as a Managing Director in the firm’s Houston office. »

Moore adds Maiden to European leadership team

Moore adds Maiden to European leadership team

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:52

Global fund services provider Moore Management, a First Names Group Company, has strengthened its leadership team with the senior appointment of Andrew Maiden (pictured) as a Director.  »

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Charles River expands Asia-Pacific operations with new Tokyo office

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:55

Charles River has relocated to a new office in Tokyo to support continued growth in the Japanese market and meet increased client demand for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service. »

Madison Capital Funding appoints head of mezzanine credit

Madison Capital Funding appoints head of mezzanine credit

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:40

Madison Capital Funding, a middle-market focused company providing financing solutions to private equity clients, has appointed Jon Leisinger as a director and head of Mezzanine Credit.  »

LDC Expands origination team with three new hires

LDC Expands origination team with three new hires

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 07:31

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has hired three senior corporate finance professionals to its UK-wide direct origination team as it gears up to invest GBP1.2 billion of equity over the next three years. »

Chris Fowler joins CVC Credit Partners

Chris Fowler joins CVC Credit Partners

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:45

Chris Fowler has joined CVC Credit Partners as a Managing Director in the Private Debt team, led by Tom Newberry, Partner. Fowler will be based in London and will report to Neale Broadhead, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager.  »

Alliance Tire Group joins KKR’s Green Portfolio Program

Alliance Tire Group joins KKR’s Green Portfolio Program

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:12

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has joined KKR’s Green Portfolio Program (GPP), an operational improvement program that uses an environmental lens to assess critical business activities of KKR’s participating private equity portfolio companies. »

Henry Kravis

KKR appoints Atsushi Saito as Chairman for Japan

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:09

KKR has appointed former President and CEO of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) and the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), as Non-Executive Chairman of KKR Japan, effective 1 August, 2015. »

Lyceum Capital expands investment team

Lyceum Capital expands investment team

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 13:17

Lyceum Capital, the growth investor, has expanded its investment team with the appointment of Thomas Keen (pictured) as an investment executive. »

Baird expands healthcare and European investment banking coverage with Di Nicola appointment

Baird expands healthcare and European investment banking coverage with Di Nicola appointment

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 13:15

Baird has expanded its global Healthcare Investment Banking coverage and European Investment Banking group with the appointment of Vincenzo Di Nicola (pictured) as a Managing Director in London. »

Proskauer adds private investments lawyer Niamh Curry

Proskauer adds private investments lawyer Niamh Curry

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:38

Global law firm Proskauer announced that »

Robert Daussun

LBO France names two new members of Executive Board and CIO

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 13:55

LBO has appointed Stéphanie Casciola, Head of Real Estate team, and Jacques Franchi, Head of Portfolio Management team, as Members of the Executive Board, and Jacques Franchi as Chief Investment Officer, in charge of overall investment procedures. »

Maxine Rawlins

Hawksford strengthens management team with four director appointments

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 14:07

Corporate, private client and funds business, Hawksford, has enhanced its management capabilities with four director promotions. »

John Browett

Octopus appoints John Browett as Non-Executive Director

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 13:00

UK fund management company Octopus Investments has appointed serial retailer John Browett (pictured) as Non-Executive Director. »

Paraic Cosgrave

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints head of sales and relationship management for alt fund admin business

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:59

Paraic Cosgrave (pictured) has joined BNP Paribas Securities Services as head of sales and relationship management for the firm’s alternative fund administration business. »

Anthony Vendetti

Maxim Group appoints Senior Restaurant & Consumer Analyst

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:30

Maxim Group, a full service investment banking, securities and wealth management firm has expanded its Equity Research platform with the appointment of Stephen Anderson as a Senior Vice President and Senior Restaurant & Consumer Analyst. »

Thomas J Barrack

Colony Capital names Christophe de Taurines MD – European Investor Relations

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:22

Colony Capital  has appointed Christophe G de Taurines as Managing Director—European Investor Relations. »

Craig Steger

Outcome Capital expands Life Sciences practice with the addition of Craig Steger

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:37

Craig A Steger (pictured) has joined Outcome Capital as a Senior Advisor in the firm’s Boston area-based life sciences practice, bolstering the firm’s expertise in the molecular diagnostics and biotechnology sectors. »

Mark O'Hare

Edmond Ho joins Preqin as Chief Revenue Officer

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:32

Preqin has appointed Edmond Ho as Chief Revenue Officer. Ho also joins Preqin's Management Team and will commence his role on 27 July 2015.  »

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BPM grows alternative investment practice with Cayman Islands office

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:42

Burr Pilger Mayer has expanded its alternative investment practice with the opening of an office in the Cayman Islands. »

Peter Weinberg

Brian Stengel joins Perella Weinberg Partners as Partner

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:44

Perella Weinberg Partners has appointed Brian Stengel as a Partner in the firm’s Advisory business. »

Valerie Ducourty

Idinvest Partners strengthens its Private Debt team with two new members

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:37

European mid-market private equity specialist Idinvest Partners has added two new members to its Private Debt team. »

Julien Darmon

Julien Darmon rejoins Baird’s European Investment Banking group

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 07:32

Julien Darmon (pictured) has rejoined Baird as a Managing Director in its European Investment Banking group in London. Darmon will focus on the Industrial sector, bringing his extensive M&A experience and strong client relationships to further strengthen Baird’s global, comprehensive Industrial platform. »

Mark Butler

Mark Buttler to lead Investec’s Growth & Acquisition Finance team in the north of England  

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 14:05

Investec Specialist Bank (Investec) has appointed Mark Buttler (pictured) to lead its Growth & Acquisition Finance (GAF) team in the north of England. »

Marina Lewin

BNY Mellon appoints Senior Sales Executive for Private Equity and Real Estate

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 14:06

BNY Mellon has appointed Ned Siegel as Senior Sales Executive for its Private Equity and Real Estate (PE&RE) Fund Services unit.  »

Mike Byrne

Growth driving expansion of leadership team at PwC in the Channel Islands

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 14:04

PwC has further strengthened its leadership team with a number of promotions aimed at meeting ongoing growth opportunities in the Channel Islands.  »

Gregoire Sentilhes

NextStage AM appoints three Investment Directors

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 13:50

Private equity investor NextStage AM has promoted Aloys de Fontaines, Michaël Strauss-Kahn and Julien Potier to the position of Investment Director.  »

Todd Briddell

CenterSquare Investment Management appoints Scott Crowe to new chief investment strategist role

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:37

CenterSquare Investment Management, an investment boutique of BNY Mellon, has appointed Scott Crowe to Chief Investment Strategist. In this newly created position, Crowe reports directly to Todd Briddell, CenterSquare's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. »

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Proskauer adds Bruno Bertrand-Delfau to PE team

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:46

Proskauer has appointed Bruno Bertrand-Delfau (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s private investment fund’s practice based in London. »

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