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Investran’s Iaslovits joins Anduin

Iaslovits will provide guidance on Anduin’s product roadmap

TMF Group’s White joins Oakbridge

John White is responsible for overseeing compliance at both Oakbridge Funds and The ED Group

Stephenson Harwood promotes de Ste Croix to partner

She focuses on fund formation, GP-led secondaries, LP portfolio sales and complex fund-related transactions, including GP removals

Former Apax COO joins Bridges as NED

Philip Newborough, co-CEO of Bridges: "Clive has been a great friend and advisor to Bridges for many years now, and I’m delighted we can tap into his insight and experience more regularly"

Simpson Thacher’s Fox joins Kirkland & Ellis

Amy Fox advises private equity clients on the organisation and operation of European, Asian and global large-cap funds

Suntera appoints Jersey head of funds

Ryan Taylor has overall responsibility for developing and managing the new fund administration team in the jurisdiction and growing its client base

Halfenger joins Arctaris

He joined from consultancy firm Treliant, where he has been MD of securities & investment management compliance

PE career satisfaction remains strong

Majority of GPs are either more or equally satisfied in their jobs as they were 12 months ago

Inflexion promotes Pattison

Ben Pattison has been named head of finance while Ionela Serbenco is now fund accounting manager

BC’s Dell joins Pemberton

BC Partners’ Graeme Dell has been appointed as Pemberton’s new COO

Sanne promotes Fowler to global head of PE

He takes over from Oliver Morris, who has recently left the firm to join TDR Capital as head of fund operations

Drawbridge appoints COO

Scott DePetris will drive the firm’s global strategy and business operations

EQT creates new sustainability roles

Bahare Haghshenas is global head of sustainable transformation, while Sophie Walker is head of sustainability for private capital

ALFI re-elects Lamesch as chair

Effective immediately, Corinne Lamesch’s second term will run for two years

Kirkland & Ellis names investment funds partner

Raphaël Bloch advises investment fund managers on the establishment and operation of funds and separate accounts across the alternative asset space

Preqin appoints head of ESG

Jaclyn Bouchard joins from S&P Global, was director of ESG & sustainable finance products within its global ratings division

Blackstone hires global head of DE&I

Devin Glenn joined from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where she spent almost 16 years in various DE&I roles

Crestbridge appoints Luxembourg head of fund services

Ross Thomson will oversee the full range of fund admin services through Crestbridge’s Luxembourg office

INDOS hires head of AML

Clay Dupuy is responsible for the teams which provide AML officers to funds domiciled in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Cayman Islands

Investec’s Mansy joins Macquarie

Investec is winding down its operations in Australia to focus on the UK and South Africa

Argentex co-CEO steps down

Co-CEO Carl Jani has stepped down, while co-CEO Harry Adams has taken over as sole CEO

HSBC’s King joins RBS International

Neal King will oversee new business from NatWest’s trustee and depositary services traditional fund management clients

MJ Hudson’s Brozyniak joins Charles Russell Speechlys

She joined from MJ Hudson where she spent the last four years, most recently as partner

JP Morgan’s Hughes joins Ocorian

He joined from JP Morgan where he was managing director & global head of custody for the last four years

Clifford Chance’s Lilley joins Mayer Brown

He joined from Clifford Chance, where he spent the last 15 years, most recently as a director of funds and infrastructure financing within the banking and finance team

Addleshaw’s Powling joins DLA Piper

He practices across various sectors with a particular focus on private equity and real estate

Adams Street names director of ESG

Yohan Hill will develop strategies and solutions which aim to bring further transparency to ESG risks and opportunities within the firm's portfolios and investments

Cadwalader’s Cross joins Addleshaw Goddard

Cross joins from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft where he was part of setting up the law firm’s fund finance practice in Europe

Crestbridge’s Bird joins Argentex

He focuses on FX execution and hedging strategies for clients across PE, corporate, RE, insurance and infrastructure

Caceis appoints head of depositary services

Sam Maybrey joined from JP Morgan where he was vice president for the last 11 years

IQ-EQ makes tech appointments

William Harris has been named chief digital officer, Shezad Khan as head of data and analytics and Vikas Sharma as head of engineering

Preqin names CTO

Tom Hunt joins from market research firm GlobalWebIndext, where he was most recently senior VP of technology

N4 hires performance and well-being coach

Chris Moon has been an international keynote and webinar speaker and motivational coach for the past 25 years

Appian appoints CFO

Monica Pinto joins from Apis Partners, where she was part of the founding team as well as the firm’s COO / CFO

Debevoise promotes Dickman to partner

He advises on the formation, management and reorganisation of private investment funds

Endless promotes Hardcastle to partner

He joined the firm in 2012 to the then newly-created role of general counsel

IQ-EQ’s Davies joins Centaur

Davies will support Centaur’s private equity client and define the firm’s PE strategy and business development plans

eFront’s Tait joins Accelex

Accelex automates processes for extraction, analysis and sharing of investment performance and transaction data, using proprietary AI and ML

Raft of promotions for 17Capital

Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, 17Capital's managing partner said, "As the market for portfolio financing continues to grow at pace, we are pleased to be able to continue to develop our team to meet the growing demand for our products."

Ultimus hires Anduiza

He is responsible for growing revenue of the private fund administration business

Crestbridge’s Newton joins LGL

He is responsible for the leadership, strategic growth and operations of LGL’s Jersey business

Blackstone adds new ESG roles

The firm has added new resources and capabilities within its business units and is building out a corporate ESG structure

Raft of hires for Ocorian

The firm hired Andrew Stewart, Natasha Head, Vivienne Fitzpatrick, William Turmann and Chris Mayfield as business development directors

Addleshaw promotes Grüter to partner

He advises clients on fund establishment and structuring, product distribution and marketing, investment management negotiation and regulatory change implementation

Goodwin hires London tax partner

David Irvine joins from Kirkland & Ellis where he has been a partner for the last two years

Former Centerbridge CFO joins qashqade board

Gelfand was most recently senior MD & CFO of private investment firm Centerbridge Partners, for nearly 13 years, until he retired from the role in 2018

NorthEdge names COO and head of ESG

The GP confirmed to The Drawdown this is the first COO role at the firm, as well it’s first dedicated role for ESG

Montana hires CTO

Patrick Gloor’s experience spans IT project management, IT infrastructure, IT strategy, cloud strategy and VC

BVCA names IQ Capital’s Baldwin as new chair

She takes over the role from Silverfleet’s Neil MacDougall, who will continue to remain a crucial part of the association’s council

Double hire for Carey Olsen’s Guernsey corporate practice

Tracey Powell has been named senior associate, while Daniel Long has been appointed as associate

N4 Partners appoints financial controller

Jacqueline Wallance will further develop the fund financial operations and investor reporting at the firm

Blackstar creates head of legal role

Khalid Javaid provides structuring, legal and execution advice related to transactions and new business, as well as oversight of regulatory matters and government affairs

Maples promotes de Feu to partner

He advises clients on Irish law

Verdane hires sustainability lead

Axel Elmqvist is responsible for fully integrating and strengthening sustainability as a core value creator across Verdane

ASI hires ESG manager

Manuela Fumarola is responsible for developing, embedding and overseeing an ESG strategy for private markets investments at Aberdeen Standard Investments

IPES’ Gillson joins PraxisIFM’s board

The firm will announce a new chair in due course

Alderwood names general counsel, CCO

Jonathan Crawford joined Alderwood in 2020 as a consultant

Kirkland & Ellis’ Townsend joins Ropes & Gray

Townsend advises European and global firms on the establishment and structuring of private funds

Ropes & Gray appoints funds partner Brown

Emily Brown will join the firm next month from Schulte Roth & Zabel where she has been a partner since 2018

SS&C’s Anwar joins Arrow Capital

Kamran Anwar has joined to lead the firm’s new clients and capital formation group