Palatine has appointed three new partners – Andy Strickland, Tom Ross-Jones and Sam Fazakerley – and made four other promotions, following one of the most active years of investments and exits in the firm’s 17-year history.
Tom Wildig and James Painter have been promoted to senior investment directors in the buyout team and Greg Holmes has become an investment director in the impact team. Jeanne Capouillez, meanwhile, has been promoted to senior executive assistant.
Palatine has also announced a new structure for its senior team with Beth Houghton, who leads the firm’s Impact Fund, being named impact managing partner, while Ed Fazakerley becomes managing partner – value enhancement.
Tony Dickin becomes managing Partner – buyout investment, a role that covers all new investments across the UK from the firm’s buyout funds, while Andy Lees has taken responsibility for the firm’s deal origination and business development teams as managing partner – new business.