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iCapital Network hires Hannah Shaw Grove as Chief Marketing Officer

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 12:30

iCapital Network, an online marketplace providing qualified investors and their advisors with access to private equity fund managers, has hired Hannah Shaw Grove as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.  »

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bfinance grows client coverage team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has appointed two new advisory professionals. Alexandra Martinez joins as a Director and William Nicholson as an Associate, both in the UK and Ireland Client Coverage team. »

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MCAM Group appoints James Han as MD for Asia

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 20:00

Geneva-based alternative assets placement agent MCAM Group has appointed James Han as Managing Director for Asia, based in the firm’s new Hong Kong office. »

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CenterOak Partners hires three

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 15:00

Private equity firm CenterOak Partners has added three senior members of staff: Jeff Moredock, Vice President; Megan Kneipp, Vice President for Business Development and Investor Relations; and Casey Gribble, Associate. »

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Trilantic North America expands partnership team

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 10:30

Private equity firm Trilantic North America, has promoted five investment professionals to partners, strengthening the firm’s senior leadership since its formation in 2009. »

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TerraVerde appoints Dan Rosenberg as Director of Solar Asset Management

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 20:00

TerraVerde Renewable Partners, a solar and energy advisory firm, has appointed Dan Rosenberg as Director of Solar Asset Management. »

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NGP Energy Capital Management names Jeffrey A Zlotky General Counsel

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 19:00

Private equity firm NGP Energy Capital Management (NGP), has appointed Jeffrey A Zlotky as General Counsel effective immediately. »

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DMS Offshore Investment Services expands international tax compliance group

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 21:00

DMS Offshore Investment Services is expanding its International Tax Compliance Group with the addition of Roman Ipfling (pictured), former US Tax Manager at KPMG in the Cayman Islands. »

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Landbay appoints Julian Cork as COO

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 19:45

Landbay, the buy-to-let focused peer-to-peer mortgage lender, has appointed Julian Cork as Chief Operating Officer (COO).   »

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Squire Patton Boggs’ Poland PE and VC head made partner

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 19:30

Squire Patton Boggs has promoted the firm’s Head of Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) in Poland, Michał Karwacki, to Partner in the firm’s Warsaw office.  »

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Ares Management appoints Michael McFerran as new CFO

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 14:00

Ares Management has appointed Michael R McFerran as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective 23 March, 2015.  McFerran will assume firm-wide responsibilities. »

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Corporate Partner Andy Felner joins Sheppard Mullin New York

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 10:45

Andrew M Felner has joined the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Corporate practice group.  »

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Global Sustainability Initiative to establish HQ in Ireland

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 17:00

The Global Sustainability Initiative (GSI), an global impact investment project, is to have its headquarters in Catslebar, County Mayo, Ireland, where 250 jobs will be created. »

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Fengate Capital Management opens office in Australia

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 15:00

Canadian alternative asset management firm Fengate Capital Management has opened an office in Australia as part of the firm’s international investment strategy.  »

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Tower Three Partners appoints Debra Bricker as CFO and CCO

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 11:30

Private equity firm Tower Three Partners has appointed Debra Bricker as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO), succeeding Chris Jacobs who has retired. »

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Polaris appoints two to team

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 18:30

Danish/Swedish lower mid-market private equity investor Polaris Private Equity has appointed two new members to its team.  »

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Investec strengthens private equity advisory offering  

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 17:30

Investec Investment Banking (Investec) has appointed Serge Rissi as a Director in the Financial Sponsor Transaction Group, reporting to Christian Hess. »

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Force Over Mass Capital appoints CTO

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 16:30

Force Over Mass Capital has appointed Lee McSorley as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with responsiblity for the development of the firm’s Performance Measurement and Valuation System – under the project name ‘DNA’. »

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JLT Specialty adds André Eichenholtz as SVP for US PE due diligence and speciality services

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 21:00

JLT Specialty Insurance Services has appointed André Eichenholtz as Senior Vice President, Leader of US Private Equity Due Diligence & Specialty Services. »

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Jeff Schneble joins Wing Venture Capital

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 09:00

Wing Venture Capita has hired Jeff Schneble as a Partner. »

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Signature’s search for panel partners yields Brilliant result

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 13:00

Signature Private Finance, a privately owned & funded Principal Lender, has appointed Brilliant Solutions to its distribution panel.  »

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Lonsdale Capital Partners expands team with second new hire of 2015

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 19:30

Lonsdale Capital Partners, a private equity firm focussed on the smaller end of the market, has appointed Andrew Chetwood as an Associate.  »

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VPC promotes five to leadership team

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 14:30

Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, has promoted five investment professionals in its Chicago office to the firm’s leadership team. »

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First Derivatives adds Gambale to board go directors

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 11:30

First Derivatives (FD), a provider of software and consulting services, has appointed Virginia Gambale to the Board of the Company as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. »

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JTC appoints new head of Fareham office

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:00

Independent corporate, fund and private client services provider JTC has appointed Will Cameron (pictured) in a Director role as the Head of the firm’s Fareham office »

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Thomas Malone joins CEA Capital Advisors as senior MD

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 09:00

Thomas (Tom) Malone has joined the CEA Capital Advisors’ Investment Banking business as a Senior Managing Director. »

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Moven founder & CEO Brett King joins Anthemis Group as venture partner

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 18:30

Anthemis Group has appointed Moven founder and CEO Brett King as Venture Partner. »

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GMT Communications Partners promotes three to Senior Partner, Partner and Principal

Mon, 02/03/2015 - 16:30

European private equity group GMT Communications Partners has made three senior promotions – Natalie Tydemano Senior Partner, Vikram Krishna to Partner and Francois Stoessel to Principle.  »

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SuMi TRUST makes senior management change in Ireland

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 21:00

Karl McEneff is to step back from day to day executive responsibilities at SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services but will remain within the organisation taking up the role of Chairman and non-Executive Director of SuMi TRUST Ireland with effect from 01 March 2015.   »

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Ray Iler joins EY Wealth & Asset Management

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 19:30

Ray Iler, former regional leader of Deloitte's hedge fund practice on the West Coast, has joined the Financial Services Organization's Wealth & Asset Management practice of Ernst & Young. »

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