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Altius appoints two senior associates to global investment team

Altius Associates has appointed two senior associates to its global investment team.

Jeffrey Kopocis will be based in the Richmond, Virginia office and Arnaud Garel-Galais will be based in the London office.
Bradford Young (pictured), Altius’ head of investments, says: “We are delighted that we were able to attract these high calibre investment professionals to strengthen our global investment team on the both sides of the Atlantic.  These appointments reflect our commitment to providing clients with an outstanding level of advice and support.”
Kopocis joins Altius from a multi-family office in Alexandria, VA where he was an investment professional and a member of the investment committee. Here, he played a critical role in conducting due diligence across private equity and venture capital funds, including experience with co-investments. Prior to this Kopocis worked for Cambridge Associates where he was a senior hedge fund analyst, providing consulting services to institutional clients.
Garel-Galais joins from Dahlia Partners, a Natixis subsidiary in the private equity business. Here he was an investment professional dedicated to the management of private equity fund-of-funds and has five years of private equity experience in primary, secondary and co-investment transactions, focusing on investments in France and Europe. Prior to this Garel-Galais held positions in the projects team in risk management at Calyon in Hong Kong.

In addition to Kopocis and Garel-Galais, Altius has made two further senior hires in 2013: Dr William (Billy) Charlton as a partner and head of US investments and Joachim Suter as partner, EMEA investor relations team.

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