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Guy Hands steps down as head of Terra Firma

Guy Hands is stepping down as chief investment officer and chair at Terra Firma Capital Partners, with the firm now set to be led by Paul Hatter as COO and Hands’ son Richard Hands as Managing Director responsible for residential investments and new deals, according to a report by the

Squire Patton Boggs adds private equity funds partner in London

Squire Patton Boggs has expanded its funds practice in London with the appointment of Rob Eke as partner in its Financial Services Practice Group. Eke, who joins from MJ Hudson where he had been a partner in its London office, specialises in private equity fund formation and investor representation. He works

Tech-focused VC Runa Capital opens Paris office

Luxembourg-based global venture capital firm Runa Capita has opened a Paris office. Max Corbani, who recently joined Runa Capital as a Senior Associate, will lead the growth of its investment focus in the French startup ecosystem. 

ICG hires consultant relations MD in New York

Global alternatives manager ICG, which manages $74.5 billion of assets across private equity, private debt, real assets, and credit, has hired Ryan Croteau as managing director, consultant relations, in its New York office. Croteau joins ICG from Sun Life Capital Management, where he served as head of consultant relations, leading

Houlihan Lokey expands equity private placement capability

Global investment bank Houlihan Lokey has hired David Kelnar as a managing director in its Capital Markets Group to spearhead its equity private placement capability in Europe. He is based in the firm’s London office. Based in London, Kelnar will focus on providing equity solutions, including growth capital and structured equity,

Burges Salmon adds new private equity partner in Corporate and M&A unit

Burges Salmon has appointed Andrew Mills as a partner in its Corporate and M&A team. Mills, a private equity, infrastructure and corporate transaction specialist, joins from MJ Hudson, where he was a partner and head of its M&A team. Mills focuses on providing advice on private equity, infrastructure and general corporate

Sidley adds private equity partner to healthcare practice

Sidley has appointed Chad Ehrenkranz as a partner in its Healthcare practice in New York and Miami, where he will focus on private equity transactions. Ehrenkranz joins from Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s healthcare transactional practice, where he specialised in regulatory and enforcement matters on behalf of private equity sponsors and

Hayfin appoints Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

Alternative asset management firm Hayfin Capital Management (Hayfin) has appointed Marc Chowrimootoo as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager within its private credit business. In this role, Chowrimootoo will work closely with the investment team on sourcing and analysing investment opportunities, as well as portfolio management, across the firm’s private

Keensight Capital appoints Operating Partner

Keensight Capital, a private equity manager dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, has appointed Dr Uwe Gottschalk as an Operating Partner. Gottschalk was most recently Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of Lonza Group, the world’s largest company for biologics contract development and manufacturing, and Group Vice President at Sartorius Stedim Biotech,

EQT Future adds global impact specialists to Mission Board

EQT Future has appointed business executives with impact expertise to its Mission Board. The purpose of EQT Future’s Mission Board is to provide external objectivity to the fund’s strategic direction and set the bar high for its commitment to drive positive impact. The Mission Board will be a close sparring


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