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VCP Apex adds new hires to executive leadership team

VCP Apex, a global provider of financial, advisory, and capital raising services for corporate and fund manager clients, announces today three strategic hires in its New York and Hong Kong offices, as it continues to strengthen its global capabilities.

Jill Cohen joined in July as Managing Director and Head of the Americas, from Mercury Capital where she was a Partner. She has over 20 years of experience within the alternative asset management industry, having held senior positions at several firms, including Avenue Capital, Salient Partners, and MPM Capital. She was also head of Capital Introduction for the Americas at Citigroup. Jill is based in the New York office.
Jay Shows also joined the New York office in June as Managing Director and Head of Project Management, with over 20 years of experience working for leading global financial institutions. Having started his alternatives career at Merrill Lynch in 2000, he specialises in fundraising and advisory for alternative investments and has held senior project management roles at Citigroup, Matinicus, BerchWood Partners and, most recently, Stratus Partners, an alternatives advisory business that he founded.
Julian Kurz joined the Hong Kong office last October as Managing Director and Head of Origination, having previously worked for Eaton Partners where he was a founding member of the Asia team. Julian spent a decade working across Eaton’s Hong Kong, New York, and Shanghai offices, focusing on the origination and execution of fundraises, secondaries, and strategic advisory.

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