Paris-based Apax Partners has added to its team with two new appointments. Joséphine Loréal will work in investor relations, while Raphaël Bazin has been appointed as director at Apax Partners Development, the investment team dedicated to Apax Partners’ investments in companies with a value of EUR10-100 million.
Moves & Appointments
Balance Point Capital (Balance Point), a provider of capital to lower middle market companies, has promoted Nathan Elliott to Managing Director, Adam Sauerteig to Senior Vice President, Grant Groher to Vice President and Dan Freshman to Senior Associate.
Faegre Drinker has appointed Gregory R Hall as a partner in the firm's Corporate group based in Denver. Hall comes to the firm from DLA Piper’s Phoenix office.
Blue Wolf Capital Partners (Blue Wolf), a New York-based private equity firm, has appointed John Boncher as a strategic advisor.
Dow Schofield Watts is to launch a new debt advisory arm DSW Debt Advisory led by Phil Tarimo, which is aimed at medium-sized companies seeking debt funding of GBP20 million or above. It will initially operate from the firm’s Northern offices but the aim is to roll it out nationally.
Dunedin, a UK mid-market private equity house, has expanded its team by hiring Claire Blackhall and James Morrison into its dedicated Research and Direct Origination Team.
Blackstone Infrastructure Partners (BIP) has appointed Jonathan “Jon“ Kelly, formerly Managing Partner and Head of Europe for Brookfield Infrastructure, as a Senior Managing Director and Head of European Infrastructure.
The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) has appointed a new Board which brings together leaders from across Africa with diverse expertise to lead the institution.
Northern Trust has appointed Sara Gilbert to spearhead business development for its alternatives asset servicing business in Europe.
Jensen Partners has expanded its global footprint to meet the growing demand for specialised alternative investment recruitment services with the appointment of Peter Mayer, formerly a Partner at PJT Park Hill, as Head of Europe.