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Mayer Brown strengthens private equity practice

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:35

Mayer Brown has strengthened its private equity offering with the hire of Perry Yam as partner and Head of Private Equity in London. Yam’s appointment is part of an ongoing, global initiative to expand the firm's private equity offering. »

Sixpoint Partners appoints Shawn R Schestag as MD and head of secondary advisory & co-investment practices

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 09:01

Sixpoint Partners, a global investment bank serving the middle market alternatives industry, has appointed Shawn R Schestag as Managing Director and Head of Secondary Advisory & Co-Investment. »

Lovell Minnick Partners beefs up team with three new hires

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 08:59

Private equity firm Lovell Minnick Partners has made several new additions to its team, hiring Benjamin Kaplan and Steven Korff as vice president and associate respectively in Los Angeles while Greg Dutov is joining the Philadelphia office as an associate. »

Doug Pepper joins Shasta Ventures as MD

Doug Pepper joins Shasta Ventures as MD

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 16:43

Doug Peper (pictured) has joined early-stage venture firm Shasta Ventures as a managing director. Pepper brings a wealth of experience in the SaaS and mobile spaces, and is a powerful addition to Shasta’s proven investment team. »

Former SEI MD David Morrissey joins DMS

Former SEI MD David Morrissey joins DMS

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:16

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has recruited David Morrissey, former Managing Director of SEI Investments Global Fund Services to serve as Executive Director with its Dublin team. »

OpenGate Capital adds Nugget to executive operations team

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:12

Private equity firm OpenGate Capital has strengthened its bench of professionals with the hire of Desmond Nugent as a Principal, overseeing the operations of the firm’s North American portfolio companies. »

Lovell Minnick Partners makes three new hires

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:11

Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm specialising in financial services and related business services companies, today announced the addition of three investment professionals to the staff in its Los Angeles and Philadelphia offices. »

Vinson & Elkins adds partner to London private equity practice

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 16:34

Corporate lawyer Paul Dunbar, whose practice focuses primarily on private equity and special situations funds, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm's London office. »

Fried Frank strengthens M&A, corporate governance and litigation offerings

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 16:33

Warren S de Wied has rejoined Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson as a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Practice, resident in the Firm's New York office. »

Kurt von Moltke joins Jenner & Block as co-chair of mergers and acquisitions practice

Tue, 09/02/2016 - 09:54

H Kurt von Moltke, a corporate lawyer with more than 30 years of experience structuring, negotiating and executing complex M&A transactions, including billion-dollar mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, is joining the Jenner & Block as a partner in the Chicago office and co-chair of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice.  »

Vestar Capital promotes one to principal and three to VP

Fri, 05/02/2016 - 16:17

US private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners has announced four promotions – Winston Song has been appointed to principal, and Nikhil Bhat, Matt Dubbioso and Alex Kerr have been promoted to vice presidents. »

Rigby Private Equity opens new office in Austria

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 10:17

Rigby Private Equity (RPE) has opened a new office in Vienna, Austria. Specialist value-added distributors Wick Hill and Zycko (both part of RPE) already have business in Austria and this move shows the commitment of both distributors and RPE to strengthen and grow activities in that territory. »

Matheson appoints Tara Doyle as Head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group

Matheson appoints Tara Doyle as Head of the Asset Management and Investment Funds Group

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 10:02

Matheson has appointed Tara Doyle (pictured) has been appointed as the new Head of the firm’s Asset Management and Investment Funds Group. She succeeds Michael Jackson, who became Managing Partner of Matheson on 1 January 2016. »

Arma Partners adds Pillar to North American business

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 10:04

Arma Partners (Arma), an independent communications, media and technology (CMT) focused M&A advisory firm, has strengthened its global advisory capabilities with the appointment of Ron Pillar as a partner spearheading the firm’s New York operations. »

NorthEdge portfolio company Sumo Digital to open second studio in Nottingham

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 09:49

Sumo Digital has announced Nottingham as the location for its second UK and third global studio. Sumo, backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital, is a creator and developer of video game products and services, working on the world’s largest brands and franchises for leading publishers and platform holders across Europe, US and Japan. »

Jon Coker appointed to co-managing partner at MMC Ventures

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 16:58

MMC Ventures has appointed Jon Coker, an MMC team member for nine years, as Managing Partner to share the responsibility of the day-to-day running of the business with Founder and Managing Partner Bruce Macfarlane. »

Antares Capital appoints board chairman and two new board members

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:53

Antares Capital has appointed Melina Higgins as independent board chairman, and elected two new independent board members, Mark Furlong and Diane Nordin, to the Antares Midco, board of directors. »

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Macquarie Investment Management appoints Dominic Janssens as Global COO

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:53

Macquarie Investment Management (MIM), the investment management arm of Macquarie Group, has appointed Dominic Janssens as the firm’s new global chief operations officer, based at its global headquarters in Philadelphia. »

Gerritjan Eggenkamp promoted to partner at Avedon Capital Partners

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 09:28

Gerritjan Eggenkamp has been promoted to partner with Avedon Capital Partners based on his strong contribution since joining the firm in 2012. »

KRyS Global appointed as BTG Global member for Cayman Islands

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 16:07

BTG Global Advisory, an international alliance of independent restructuring and financial advisory firms, is expanding with the appointment of KRyS Global, a restructuring and insolvency firm with a focus on fraud investigation and dispute resolution, based in the Cayman Islands. »

Black Diamond Capital Management appoints Todd Arden as Senior MD and Co-Chief Credit Officer

Black Diamond Capital Management appoints Todd Arden as Senior MD and Co-Chief Credit Officer

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 16:37

Alternative asset management firm Black Diamond Capital Management has appointed Todd Arden as Senior Managing Director and Co-Chief Credit Officer.   »

M&A and PE partner Traugott to join Latham & Watkins in Germany

Thu, 28/01/2016 - 11:32

Rainer Traugott is to join Latham & Watkins as a partner in the Corporate Department of the firm’s Munich office. »

Peter Grauer to join Blackstone’s Board of Directors

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 16:49

Blackstone has appointed Peter Grauer to the firm’s board of directors. Grauer has been the Chairman of Bloomberg, the global business and financial information company, since March 2001 and joined Bloomberg full time as President and Chief Executive Officer in March of 2002. »

Mid Europa makes raft of promotions

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 09:22

Mid Europa Partners a private equity firm focused on buyouts in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey, has promoted Dominika Kozlowska-Login and Viktoria Habanova to Associate Directors, Lukasz Wlodarczyk to Senior Associate and Bartosz Malecki, Can Karapence, Filip Kisdobranski and Tomas Vrba to Associates. »

Adams Street Partners launches private credit strategy and opens New York Office

Wed, 27/01/2016 - 09:21

Adams Street Partners has appointed industry veterans Bill Sacher and Shahab Rashid to establish and build a private credit platform. The pair will lead the firm's credit capabilities from a new Manhattan office. »

Mooreland Partners promotes senior bankers in Europe team

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 10:03

Mooreland Partners has promoted two of its London-based senior banking professionals, Louis Jeng and Fabian Zimmer, to the position of Executive Director. »

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Pamplona Capital appoints Pedro Rapallo as Operating Partner focused on Iberia

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:48

Pamplona Capital Management has appointed Pedro Rapallo (pictured) as an Operating Partner in order to supplement its deal team and support its focus on the Iberian Peninsula. »

Resilience Capital Partners names Chad Hesse as new General Counsel

Mon, 25/01/2016 - 09:46

Private equity firm Resilience Capital Partners has appointed Chad F Hesse to the newly-created role of General Counsel.  »

VentureFounders appoints new chairman

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 09:27

VentureFounders, the UK-based equity investment platform for sophisticated investors, has appointed former CEO of Dyson, Martin McCourt, as Chairman of its Board. »

Idinvest appoints Mathias Raynaud as Investment Director

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 09:24

Raynaud is joining Idinvest Partners as an Investment Director. He will source, analyse, and structure investments within the Private Debt and Strategy & Solutions departments, with a specific focus on asset-based financing. »

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