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TPG appoints new Partner

TPG, a global alternative asset management firm, has appointed Pamela Pavkov has a Partner and Head of TPG NEXT, a strategy designed to back the next generation of diverse alternative asset managers. 

In her role, Pavkov will be responsible for driving TPG NEXT’s investment strategy, sourcing, execution, and portfolio management.

TPG launched TPG NEXT to accelerate the growth of diverse-led GPs by providing access to capital, business building expertise, and strategic advisory to underrepresented talent. The strategy aims to increase the number of diverse-led firms in alternative assets, aligning the industry more closely with broader demographic trends and catalysing diverse-led managers’ growth and success. The firm began investing in diverse managers in 2019 and has since backed three firms: Harlem Capital, VamosVentures, and LandSpire.

TPG NEXT leverages the full TPG ecosystem by combining capital, operating expertise, and the broad reach of its network to help underrepresented founders and teams build businesses for the future. The strategy sits within TPG’s global impact investing platform, built for funds committed to driving both competitive financial returns and meaningful, measurable impact at scale.

Pavkov joins TPG after nearly 12 years at Jasper Ridge Partners, where she most recently served as a Partner with a focus on private equity investing and philanthropic advisory services. Pavkov earned a BA in English and Neuroscience from Wellesley College, an MA in English from Stanford University, and an MBA and Certificate in Public Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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