Moves & Appointments

Amsterdam

Ivo Lurvink joins CVC Capital Partners

Tue, 27/01/2015 - 06:00

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners (CVC) has appointed Ivo Lurvink as a Partner in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He will join the company on April 1, 2015. »

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Philippe M Costeletos joins Colony Capital as Chairman of International

Mon, 26/01/2015 - 09:00

Private investment firm Colony Capital has appointed Philippe M Costeletos as Principal and Chairman of International. »

NYC

Steven C Todrys joins Evercore as senior advisor

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:00

Evercore has appointed Steven C Todrys as a Senior Advisor in the firm’s investment banking business with a focus on transactional tax and structuring solutions.  »

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Rowan Group expands Lancashire team

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 21:00

EV Group-backed Rowan Group has added to its new Lancashire team with the appointment of Sarah Cottam as Senior Consultant. »

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Zeus Capital makes trio of senior hires

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 14:20

Investment banking boutique Zeus Capital has made a trio of senior hires. »

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Aequitas expands senior leadership team

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 14:45

Aequitas Capital has appointed Scott Gillis, a member of its Advisory Board and former American International Group (AIG) executive, as Partner and Chief Operating Officer.  »

Shanghai

MIK expands into Asia

Wed, 21/01/2015 - 12:00

MIK Fund Solutions, a provider of decision support software solutions for alternative asset managers, has expanded its geographic footprint into Asia, basing its APAC headquarters in Shanghai, China.  »

London offices

SAIL Capital Partners expands into Europe

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 20:00

Private equity firm SAIL Capital Partners Limited is expanded into the EMEA region with the establishment of a new London office and the appointment of Dr Eric Warner as Managing Director. »

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Kleinwort Benson strengthens fund administration offering in Jersey with addition of senior personnel

Tue, 20/01/2015 - 11:30

Kleinwort Benson has recruited Susan McCabe into its Corporate Secretarial team in Jersey.  »

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Options names former KPMG director Brian McKimm as CFO

Mon, 19/01/2015 - 15:00

Options, a managed services provider to the global capital markets industry, has appointed former KPMG Director, Brian McKimm as the firm’s new chief financial officer 9CFO). »

Martin Fotheringham

JTC appoints new group CFO

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 09:00

Independent corporate, fund, private client and real estate services provider, JTC, has appointed Martin Fotheringham as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »

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JPES Partners makes senior appointments

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:45

JPES Partners, a marketing and communications consultancy specialising in the asset management sector, has appointed Toby Mitchenall and Krupa Parmar to its team. »

LA

Abacus Group opens new LA office

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 19:00

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has opened a new office in Los Angeles to cater for demand for its AbacusFLEX private cloud solution. »

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Morgan Creek names Forstl as MD and Head of Intermediary Distribution

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:45

Morgan Creek Capital Management has appointed Michael Forstl as a Managing Director and Head of Intermediary Distribution.   »

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Steven Reiner named chief business development officer, asset dispositions for B Riley Financial's Great American Group

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 10:45

B Riley Financial has announced an expanded role for Steven H Reiner to include a newly created position of Chief Business Development Officer, Asset Dispositions in its Great American Group, LLC subsidiary.  »

NYC

Alternative investments lawyer Michael A Adelstein joins Kelley Drye

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 09:00

Kelley Drye & Warren has appointed Michael A Adelstein as a partner in the firm's Corporate Practice in the New York office.  »

NYC

GPB Capital Holdings appoints William Jacoby as CFO

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 06:00

New York-based private equity firm GPB Capital Holdings (GPB) has appointed William Jacoby as Chief Financial Officer.  »

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TCW forms group to invest in power and infrastructure sectors

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 20:00

The TCW Group has formed the TCW Power Group and made two senior hires for the new team.  »

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KKR appoints Haroun van Hövell as a Head of the EMEA Energy Team

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:45

KKR has appointed Haroun van Hövell as a Managing Director and the Head of its Energy Team covering Europe, Middle East and Africa. »

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Goodwin Procter expands PE group

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 14:45

Jay Schifferli has joined law firm Goodwin Procter as a partner in its Private Equity Group in Washington, DC.  »

Luxembourg

Simmons & Simmons opens in Luxembourg

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 06:00

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has opened a new office in Luxembourg, headed by Partner Stéphane Ober, who joined the firm in November 2014. »

London

Brown Rudnick appoints Moris Mashali as Corporate and Capital Markets Partner

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 19:30

International law firm Brown Rudnick has hired Moris Mashali as a Partner in its Corporate & Capital Markets practices in London. »

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Frazier Healthcare adds two experienced execs to growth buyout team

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 12:30

Bob Lefton and Bob Zollars have joined Frazier Healthcare’s Growth Buyout team.  »

Hong Kong

Cadwalader expands Greater China corporate practice

Fri, 09/01/2015 - 21:00

Law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has appointed a team of three partners and four counsel to its Greater China practice, based in Hong Kong. »

San Francisco

Constellation Advisers opens San Francisco office

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 21:30

Constellations Advisers, a provider of accounting, compliance, operational support, and due diligence services to the investment management industry has opened a new office in San Francisco.  »

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Riverside Partners promotes Michelle Noon and Max Osofsky to Partner, Craig Stern to Principal

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 21:00

Private equity firm Riverside Partners has promoted Michelle Noon and Max Osofsky to Partner and Craig Stern to Principal. »

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Harvest Partners announces new senior MD

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 20:00

Harvest Partners has appointed Jay Wilkins s Senior Managing Director of the firm.  »

investment

Angel CoFund expands Investment Committee

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 18:00

The Angel CoFund, a GBP100m Government-backed fund for promising British businesses, has made two further appointments to its Investment Committee.  »

NYC

Doug Gilstrap joins TCV as a Venture Partner

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 15:30

Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) has appointed Doug Gilstrap as a venture partner in the firm’s New York office.  »

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Institutional Venture Partners Hires Tracy Hogan as CFO

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 14:30

Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) has appointed Tracy Hogan as Chief Financial Officer.  »

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