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Goodwin names Pathak as London co-chair

Ajay Pathak has been a partner in the firm’s private investment funds group since 2017

Oak Group makes two appointments

Oak has hired Belinda Ridout as director of client accounting and Hannah Crocker as company secretary

Bain Capital names GC

Former head of Ropes Gray’s London office, Will Rosen, remains with Bain Capital following his secondment

Simmons & Simmons builds out Spanish fund practice

The law firm sees growth opportunities in the country, particularly for international asset managers

A&M appoints managing director

Chris Lanman joins the professional services firm from KPMG

Hazeltree appoints chief technology officer

Paul Higdon joins the treasury management technology provider from ION Treasury

Agilitas appoints two finance team members

Mia Sendlbeck and Sam Berry have joined as finance director and finance manager, respectively

Kadens Capital names CFO

Peakside’s Nikhil Gupta has joined the firm as CFO and COO

Sofinnova names COO

Mats Eklund was previously senior advisor to Sprints Capital and NREP

Aztec Group hires non-executive director

New York-based Eric Bernstein has joined the fund administrator’s board

Boyden UK hires private equity partners

Siwan Jones specialises in executive search and James Hunt focuses on interim management

Reed Smith hires partner from Kirkland & Ellis

Romin Dabir joins the firm’s Financial Industry Group

BC’s Mair departs

Stuart Mair, head of IT, leaves the GP after 11 years

Saunders re-joins Goodwin

Fund finance specialist Ed Saunders returns to Goodwin after three years at Mayer Brown

Advent names COO

Heather Kennedy Miner was previously a partner at Goldman Sachs

Diversity becomes key metric in fundraising

LPs are increasingly factoring DEI into their capital allocations, says McKinsey

Validus appoints head of fund finance advisory

Gianluca Lorenzon joins from Boyak Advisors where he was a director

Synthesis Capital CFO departs

Former CFO / COO Simon Bliss has joined Aztec Group as a director, while Matt Gill steps into the role of director for finance and operations at Synthesis.

Drawbridge appoints new CEO

William Haney assumes role as former CEO, Jason Elmer, is appointed President

Kroll expands Duff & Phelps Opinions team in London

Their primary focus will be fairness opinions for GP-led secondaries

Clifford’s Kerbusch joins Dechert

Matthias Kerbusch, formerly counsel at Clifford Chance, has joined Dechert as a partner

Apollo appoints COO

Carey Lathrop joins from Citibank as a partner and COO of the credit business

PAI hires new head of ESG and sustainability

PAI Partners has appointed Denise Odaro as head of ESG and sustainability

Isomer names head of finance

Nicola Fleetwood joins from Bluegem Capital Partners

K&E’s Holdsworth joins TDR

He joins as general counsel and will start his new role in early 2023

Inflexion names talent director

Freddy West has joined from CDC Group

Hollyport promotes Chan to finance partner

Mei Chan joined Hollyport as head of finance in 2017

Gen II names COO and CCO

Nikolaos Perros joins as COO; Ishita Shah appointed chief commercial officer

Kuts joins Ogier’s sustainable investment consulting team

Dasha Kuts joins the dedicated consulting team in Dublin as a senior manager

Earth Capital names COO

Elise Hockley steps into the role of COO and head of investor relations as part of the firm’s wider succession plans

TA Associates names COO

Jennifer Barbetta joins from Starwood Capital, alongside Lori Stachelski as chief talent officer and Darlene Karis as global head of HR

Crestbridge appoints head of Southampton office

David Bridger joins from Aztec to oversee operations

17Capital promotes Shah to CFO

Raj Shah appointed as former CFO Oliver Pritchard steps into the role of CCO.

Adams Street appoints CTO Pando to ExCom

Pando is tasked with leading the development of the firm’s data, application, infrastructure and cyber security capabilities

Citco names Bertolino head of PE and PC

Bertolino is charged with boosting operational efficiencies and enacting the firm’s plans of digitising its client experience

H.I.G. Capital creates global head of ESG role

Kim Leinwand Erle has joined from NY Green Bank where she was managing director and head of strategy and impact

Revaia appoints CFO

Jeito Capital’s Charles Rousset appointed as new CFO as former CFO/COO Bettina Denis is made head of sustainability

Allvue names Streetman as CEO

Appointment follows departure of Mark Heimbouch earlier this year, after one year in the role

Flexstone’s head of ESG departs

Caroline Gibert had been with the firm since 2014 having initially joined as BD & IR professional before taking on ESG in 2021

ScaleUp’s former FD joins FSC

Kirstyn Lowry-Corry has joined the firm in the newly-created FD role, based in London

Genesis Capital appoints senior counsel

Vojtěch Novák joins from Dentons, where he advised local and international clients on corporate and M&A issues with TMT, energy, automotive sectors, and PE

RBSI appoints managing director

Susan Fouquier has been appointed managing director of institutional banking

Advent names new CFO

H.I.G’s Susan Gentile replaces outgoing Eilen Sivolella

Apex appoints India country head

Akshay Thakurdesai joins the firm from BNP Paribas where he was head of securities services India

Shanks joins NLC

Ian Shanks joins fund finance lender No Limit Capital as senior adviser and chair of the investment committee

Nordic Capital’s CTO departs

Mark Peacock has left the firm to join Swedish-cloud data management company Zebware

Freeths creates private funds practice in London

George Metcalfe has joined from Simmons & Simmons as a partner to head up Freeths’ private funds practice in London

Apex names Zamal as compliance executive

Aneeqa Zamal joins the firm from the FCA where she was an associate

Balderton creates head of impact and SFGs role

Elodie Broad has joined the firm from Deloitte, where she was most recently senior manager for ESG strategy and sustainable finance

BlackRock’s Narayan joins Arcesium

Mahesh Narayan has joined the firm as segment head (institutional asset managers)

PwC’s Corbin joins White Star as CFO

Tony Corbin joins the venture capital firm after 17 years at PwC Channel Islands

ScaleUp appoints FD

Tej Shah has joined the firm from venture capital firm Accel

Freshstream appoints two

Victoria Swann has been appointed legal counsel and Alexandra Campbell has been named ESG co-ordinator

JTC promotes Mueller to group director

The firm has also made 100 staff promotions across the business

JFA elects new committee

Crestbridge’s Michael Johnson has taken over the role of chair from Tim Morgan

Stafford promotes Goodfellow and Soneji

Michael Goodfellow has been promoted to head of fund operations while Dhara Soneji has been appointed head of tax

Keyhaven promotes three

Zaid Tabani has been promoted to head of finance, Yunzhen Zhao to head of fund accounting and Sarah Baha to head of compliance

KKR strengthens legal function

David Sorkin has been promoted to chief legal officer, while Kathryn King Sudol has been hired as general counsel

Addleshaw’s Carrington rejoins Simmons & Simmons

Charlotte Carrington has been appointed as supervising associate (financial services regulation)

Silverfleet’s Gavey joins Perwyn

James Gavey has joined the firm as chief financial officer, based in London