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Moves & Appointments

Penney Walker

Campbell Lutyens appoints new deputy general counsel

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Campbell Lutyens has appointed Mateja Maher as deputy general counsel. Maher joins the firm from Kirkland & Ellis’ London practice where he was a Partner. »

John LeClaire

Goodwin Procter expands PE group

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Law firm Goodwin Procter has appointed James Barrett as partner and Edward Amer has joined as counsel. Both will be part of the firm’s Private Equity Group and will be based in its Boston office. »

Dublin

Centrus Advisors expands Dublin team with appointment of new director

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:30

Centrus Advisors, a treasury, corporate and project finance advisory firm, has appointed Fiona O’Driscoll as Director in the firm’s Dublin Office. »

Graeme Sloan

Morrison & Foerster appoints Sloan as London Corporate Head, Global M&A Co-Chair

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:20

Morrison & Foerster has appointed corporate lawyer Graeme Sloan as a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice in the firm’s London office.   »

Tarun Sharma

Cabot Square Capital makes three promotions to Partner

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 14:14

Financial services private equity investor Cabot Square Capital has promoted investment directors Tarun Sharma and Richard McDougall, and General Counsel Lawrence J Small to Partner. »

Lynn Wheatley

Preston Hollow Capital adds senior underwriter to credit team

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 19:00

Preston Hollow Capital has added Lynn Wheatley (pictured) as Senior Credit Underwriter. Wheatley’s corporate responsibilities include evaluation, analysis and underwriting of the real property components of the firm’s investments. »

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Harneys adds Cayman funds partners

Sun, 28/06/2015 - 23:01

Harneys has recruited two partners and one senior associate to the firm’s investment funds practice in the Cayman Islands. »

London

BerchWood Partners appoints Olaf Wentrup as VP in London office

Sun, 28/06/2015 - 22:57

BerchWood Partners, a leading independent global placement agent, has appointed Olaf Wentrup as a Vice President in its London office.  »

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McKenna Long  & Aldridge adds five new partners in June

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:30

McKenna Long & Aldridge has added five new partners in the month of June – in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Atlanta – including three lawyers who previously practiced at McKenna, ahead of its pending merger with law firm Dentons. »

tax

Tax Partner Jonathan Kandel to join London office of Kirkland & Ellis

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 10:00

Jonathan Kandel has to join Kirkland & Ellis International firm’s London office as a partner in the Tax Practice Group. »

board table

Manulife Asset Management Private Markets makes three senior appointments

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 16:00

Manulife Asset Management Private Markets, the private asset management arm of Manulife, has made three senior appointments.  »

two fingers

Ipes makes senior appointments in London and Guernsey

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:29

Ipes, a provider of outsourced services to Private Equity in Europe, has made two senior appointments to support the continued growth of the business. »

investment

PE fund manager Calculus Capital adds to investment team

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:27

Private equity firm Calculus Capital, a specialist in Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) funds, has appointed Alexander Crawford as Investment Director. »

announcement

Seventure adds two to investment committee

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 14:00

Seventure has appointed Danilo Casadei Massari and Dr Thomas Werner to its Health for Life Capital fund Investment Committee.  »

Kristina Shen

Bessemer Venture promotes Kristina Shen to Vice President

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:30

Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), a USD4 billion global venture capital firm, has promoted Kristina Shen to Vice President. In this role, Kristina will continue to work closely with BVP's investing partners to identify entrepreneurial opportunities in startups aligned with cloud computing, mobile and Internet sectors. »

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Actis elects Torbjorn Caesar as Senior Partner

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 20:06

Emerging-market investment firm Actis has elected Torbjorn Caesar as the Firm’s new Senior Partner.  »

Padraig Hoare

Padraig Hoare joins Elian Fund Services as associate director

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 21:00

Padraig Hoare (pictured) has joined Elian Fund Services as an associate director.  »

NYC

Howard Jiang joins Seyfarth’s corporate practice in New York

Wed, 17/06/2015 - 15:00

Seyfarth Shaw has appointed Howard H Jiang as a partner in the firm’s Corporate department in New York. Jiang joins Seyfarth from Locke Lord where he was a partner in the corporate and transactional department and spearheaded the firm’s China practice. »

globe

BNY Mellon appoints Flanagan as head of PE&RE fund services

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 21:00

BNY Mellon has named Alan Flanagan as global head of private equity and real estate fund services. Previously, Flanagan was global head of product management at BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services. »

globe

Alan Flanagan named global head of private equity and real estate fund services

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 21:00

BNY Mellon has appointed Alan Flanagan to the new role of Global Head of Private Equity and Real Estate (PE&RE) Fund Services.  »

London offices

Solomon Wifa joins Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 20:30

Solomon Wifa has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher firm as a partner in then firm’s London office. »

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Maranon Capital adds three to team

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 19:00

Maranon Capital has appointed Daniel Kirmse and Santo Barretta as Portfolio Analysts while Fiona O’Connor has joined the firm as an Executive Assistant. »

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Zeus Capital bolsters healthcare team

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 12:30

Zeus Capital, the investment banking boutique, has built upon its specialist team in the healthcare sector, hiring Phil Walker as head of healthcare corporate finance. »

Abacus

Hercules names corporate controller Andrew Olson as interim CFO and principal accounting officer

Thu, 11/06/2015 - 12:30

Hercules Technology Growth Capital has appointed Andrew Olson, Corporate Controller, as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Interim Principal Accounting Officer. »

Latin America

Actis increases focus on Latin America with office opening in Mexico City

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 13:00

Actis has opened an office in Mexico City, its 12th office globally. This opening reinforces the Firm’s leading position in the energy sector in Latin America and allows Actis to capitalise on the many other opportunities in the region.  »

Warsaw

Woodbridge International opens Warsaw office

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 10:00

Middle-market mergers and acquisitions firm Woodbridge International, has opened a new office in Warsaw, Poland. The firm’s first Eastern Europe branch will be headed up by Martin Balawajder, Senior M&A Advisor. »

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Wynnchurch Capital makes partner promotions

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 19:30

Middle market private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has promoted Chris O’Brien and Ian Kirson to Partner. »

board table

Françoise Gri joins the supervisory board of 21 Centrale Partners

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 18:30

21 Centrale Partners has appointed Françoise Gri to the firm’s supervisory board. »

Ann Oian

Anne Oian joins Bravia Capital Advisory Board

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 15:00

Bravia Capital Hong Kong Limited Bravia Capital has added Anne Oian (pictured) to the firm’s Advisory Board, with immediate effect. »

announcement

Tilney Bestinvest appoints Stuart Layzell as CFO

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 14:30

Tilney Bestinvest, the UK investment and financial planning group, has appointed Stuart Layzell as Chief Financial Officer.  »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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