Azimut Alternative Capital Partners (AACP), Azimut’s private markets subsidiary in New York, has expanded its GP stakes business with the addition of two senior hires on the investment team – Michael Shedosky and Brian Farrell – as Managing Director, and Co-CIO and Executive Director, respectively.
The pair join from Morgan Stanley where they were leading the GP Capital Solutions team and will be responsible for the sourcing, evaluation and execution of new investments, reporting to Jeffry Brown, CEO and Co-CIO of AACP.
AACP was established in November 2019 to acquire ownership interests in private markets asset managers, including private equity, private credit, infrastructure and real estate. To date, AACP has completed five minority stake investments, with combined AUM of of over $20 billion. A
Michael Shedosky was Managing Director and Head of GP Capital Solutions at Morgan Stanley, responsible for executing GP stake investments in private markets firms. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Wafra Inc, where he co-founded the GP stakes platform and was responsible for providing Dyal Capital Partners with its initial seed investment.
Prior to AACP, Farrell was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley on the GP Capital Solutions team, responsible for executing GP stake investments in private markets firms. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he was a Director at Wafra, Inc where he worked directly with Shedosky.