Compass Partners makes business development appointment
Private equity investor Compass Partners has added James Kester to its team to help grow the firm’s business and increase origination in the US.
Since 2000, Kester has built and managed global investment businesses for institutional investors. Most recently, he served as Chief Investment Officer of the Private Equity department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds since 2010. James has also been a member of Advisory Board of DPE Deutsche Private Equity GmbH since 2017.
Compass Partners says: “We are delighted that Jim has joined the team. We believe he will be a significant asset to help us continue to deliver innovative and creative liquidity solutions including the acquisition of multiple assets in portfolios from a variety of financial sponsors.”