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iLevel’s Yiannakis joins Holland Mountain

Yiannakis will oversee the firm’s commercial activity and expand the reach of its private capital data platform

Palatine promotes Wall to ESG director

As part of her new role, Stephanie Wall joins the firm's senior management team

Goodwin hires Kayser as partner in Frankfurt

Joachim Kayser joins from Dechert in Frankfurt where he was a partner

Arbour hires CTO

According to founder James Newsome, Stefan Kirsch was hired for his vision and passion for technology

Profile: Jordana Semaan, Investcorp

The head of HR (Gulf & Asia) and D&I champion discusses why the firm created this role, Investcorp's new talent acquisition process and why inclusion needs to be a focus

Backstop’s Watson joins Mainspring

Norman Watson, previously head of EMEA account management at Backstop Solutions, has joined fund administrator Mainspring

Northern Trust’s Sharma joins MJ Hudson

Arti Sharma has joined the firm as managing director of MJ Hudson Amaces

The ESG tech wave

From static and infrequent DDQs to real-time, performance linked, fully integrated improvements; ESG is fast-becoming a tech play

Imperium Funds appoints client services director

Andy Hatton joins Barry McClay, Gary Mauger and Charlotte Parr as part of the senior management team

Flexstone names head of ESG

Caroline Gibert will lead Flexstone’s ESG approach at both firm and investment level

TA promotes COO

COO and general counsel Jeffrey Hadden’s promotion part of wider succession completion, with Ajit Nedungando named as CEO of the firm

Debevoise promotes Amos

Amos joined the law firm in 2010 and was initially based in New York

2020 in review: People power

A look back at key recruitment trends in private equity in 2020, mostly in the tech and digital space

2020 in review: D&I firmly on the agenda

A look back at our diversity & inclusion highlights in PE during 2020

The conversation: Trends in 2021 and beyond

InCloudCounsel founder and CEO Troy Pospisil examines patterns established in 2020 and how they will impact the next few years in private capital markets

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on the future

Troy Pospisil explores how the regulatory landscape for private capital funds is evolving, how investor demands are changing and how InCloudCounsel’s offerings aim to support these developments

Cathay Capital appoints chief impact officer

Matthieu van der Elst joins from Michelin Ventures, the venture arm of the Michelin Group, which he founded in 2015

Former SS&C ALPs execs launch TrustServe

The new fund administrator aims to challenge the sector by taking advantage of new technology.

Class of 2020

A cross-section of industry practitioners share their greatest lessons of this year

2020 in review: Full speed digital transformation

A look back at private equity firms and their digital transformations in 2020

Alter Domus promotes Houghton to COO

Houghton will oversee the firm’s operations across all products and services as it continues to expand across the US and EMEA

Eight Roads CFO joins BGF board

Isherwood is joined by Jim Strang, Hamilton Lane’s MD & EMEA chair who has also joined BGF's board

5 minutes with… Georgina Bale, Bower Talent

The CEO of the recruitment firm discusses why Bower specialises in ops roles, its D&I inclusion goals and the future of PE recruitment over the next year

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on document abstraction

Alice Murray talks to Troy Pospisil, founder and CEO of InCloudCounsel about what it is, how it works and how it supports private equity legal teams, as well as the wider organization.

ILPA launches diversity initiative

Following the launch of its ‘Diversity in Action’ initiative, ILPA has announced the founding signatories; 46 GPs and LPs.

Comment: The unconscious biases that affect deal success

Iain Butler, partner at Royds Withy King showcases recent research undertaken in partnership with Professor Scott Moeller, director of the M&A Research Centre at The Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London

NVM names partners

Finance director Simon John and head of legal and compliance James Bryce have both been named partners at the firm

LISTEN: InCloudCounsel’s Pospisil on private equity roots

In the first instalment of our mini podcast series, Alice Murray talks to Troy Pospisil, founder and CEO of InCloudCounsel about the company’s origins: what drove him to set up the firm and how it has developed over the past seven years.

Aztec names CFO

Katie Thorpe will lead the finance, compliance, legal and risk teams, as well as help the firm to enhance its client experience as it grows

Lamping launches Reframe

The new advisor aims to help managers 'set a clear strategic direction and grow their business, from whatever position they’re currently in'

Throgmorton launches CFO & COO Solutions

Throgmorton has launched an outsourced service for the CFO and COO function.

Sanne promotes Toorawa to Mauritius country head

She takes over from Peter Nagle, who has held the position since 2018

Vistra’s Langelaar joins Aztec

He has also been appointed managing director of the firm’s Netherlands office

Park Square’s Brierley joins DealCloud

In his new role, Brierley will work on the DealCloud solutions engineering programme in the EMEA region

Comment: Stepping back (rather than looking back)

Nicola Morgan of The North Star Partnership urges leaders to take a step back and consider the potential opportunities of re-invention and innovation brought about by the pandemic

SAP’s co-CEO Morgan joins Blackstone

She is responsible for a team within Blackstone’s portfolio operations group, which drives growth through digital transformation, together with identifying best-in-class leadership and talent to execute those initiatives

IR at breaking point

Can the increased GP/LP communications that took place in response to the crisis continue indefinitely, and does it need to?

Alter Domus opens Cayman office

The firm has appointed David Boyd as Cayman country executive

City Hive launches D&I kitemark

It enables investment managers to address, assess and catalyse an improvement in the culture within their own organisation, as well as the wider industry, and their portfolios

Travers Smith elects Reed as managing partner

He succeeds David Patient, who has held the position since January 2015

Ropes & Gray promotes Raghavan to counsel

Raghavan works across the investment funds practice, having advised established and emerging managers of private funds

Culture shock: ESG, compliance and LPs

We caught up with representatives from PE houses across Europe to find out how ESG, compliance and investors have impacted culture

Industry to continue working remotely

FIS's latest report found 52% of employees will not be required to return to the office as soon as it's safe in the countries they work in

VP Fund Solutions names new CEO

Torsten Ries takes over from Eduard von Kymmel, who is stepping down from the role at the end of 2020

Crestbridge names head of AML

Lee Sabiston is responsible for the development and promotion of Crestbridge’s AML strategy and framework

Aztec promotes five

The firm enhanced its private equity leadership team across its Jersey, Guernsey and Luxembourg offices

Grant Thornton’s Connelly joins Holland Mountain

He will help to drive Holland Mountain’s back office services while assisting PE clients to optimize their back office operations

Akin Gump’s Carney joins Apollo

Carney joins Apollo’s legal, tax and compliance division and is responsible for overseeing the firm’s litigation and regulatory matters

TMF Group hires Intertrust’s de Lange

He will focus on servicing global engagements for large fund clients

Comment: Preparing for the second wave

Dörte Hoppner, COO of Riverside Europe, highlights the importance of people and talent management as we face more months of uncertainty

Intertrust’s Davies joins Crestbridge

Davies will work with clients to increase their use of Crestbridge’s private equity platform

BNY Mellon’s Spirgel joins Hazeltree

He will support Hazeltree’s clients in delivering operational efficiencies, risk mitigation and yield optimisation related to their aggregated cash and liquidity needs

BWAM calls on industry to dismantle racial inequities

BWAM's open letter to investment firms calls on them to commit to action, activism, and accountability to dismantle the racial inequities plaguing society

iCapital makes new hires and tech team acquisition

The appointments and acquisition enable the firm to expand into Europe and Asia

Comment: The ‘new office politics’

IC Intelligence chief strategist Dr Desné Masie, says the worst isn't over for real estate funds

WATCH: Technology…and how it’s shaping the operating models of tomorrow

The pandemic has been a catalyst for digital transformation, but there are major challenges still to face

Earth Capital’s CFO becomes shareholder

The firm has also reshaped its European arm

Tully Rinckey hires Dublin partner

Malachy Kearney joins from Irish law firm Beauchamps, where he was head of investment funds

Human traffic

We caught up with PER about the latest hiring trends and return to office activity across the UK and Germany

Mainstream promotes two

Barbara Purcell and Angela Nightingale are CEOs of Mainstream Fund Services Ireland and Cayman, respectively