Octopus Ventures, part of Octopus Group and one of the largest and most active VCs in Europe, has appointed Emma Davies as Co-CEO.
Moves & Appointments
Private placement specialist Monument Group has appointed Hiroshi Nishimuro as Japan Representative in the firm’s Tokyo office, effective 12 January, 2021.
Significantly expanding the firm’s M&A and private equity and leveraged finance capabilities, Milbank LLP has added market-leading attorneys Andrew Whan, Neeraj Budhwani, Davide Mencacci and John Bona to the firm’s Hong Kong office.
Middle market private equity firm Gryphon Investors (Gryphon) has appointed John Schumacher as a Partner to focus on multiple investment, managerial and strategic areas across the firm.
Gallagher has added Giles Hambly to its Major Risks Practice team as a producer, with a focus on supporting clients in relation to tax related insurance solutions.
Foresight Group (Foresight), an independent private equity and infrastructure investment manager, has added Charles O’Riordan to its private equity team.
Robert Foster has joined Baird's Global Investment Banking business as a Managing Director in its Global Consumer Team.
Sanne, a provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, has promoted Peter Nagle from Global Head of Client Growth to the role of Chief Commercial Officer.
Private market portfolio solutions provider Pathway has promoted Simon Lau to Managing Director.
New State Capital Partners (New State), a middle-market private equity firm that invests in business services, industrials, and consumer products, has added four new executives to its team and made two promotions.