Matrix has appointed Vincenzo Narciso as partner in the private funds group, where he will focus on both originating and raising capital for international private equity and venture capital funds.
The private funds group at Matrix was founded in 2004 and works with a wide range of private equity firms providing advisory and fundraising services.
Funds advised by the team have raised in excess of EUR1bn since inception.
The team is part of the investment banking division of Matrix Group, a UK privately owned financial services businesses with GBP3.5bn assets under management.
Malcolm Le May, chief executive of investment banking at Matrix, says: “I am delighted to welcome Enzo to Matrix. He brings a great deal of investment experience to the team, and he will undoubtedly make an invaluable addition to the existing expertise within the private funds group.”
Prior to joining Matrix, Narciso was head of UBP private equity activities, where he led the business development and growth strategy in addition to strengthening the product offering.
Prior to this, he was a senior investment professional with Swiss Re Private Equity Advisors where he was responsible for Swiss Re fund of funds investment activity in venture and growth equity funds in Europe, Israel and in the US.
He previously worked with Industri Kapital in Stockholm and Adveq Management in Zurich.