Vistra appoints global head of funds

State Street’s Abdel Hmitti assumes the role and is set to relocate to the US

Ely Place Partners appoints head of research

Gareth Morgan co-founded the firm’s Prospect Private Markets business line

ILPA appoints inaugural general counsel

Appointment comes amid association’s legal battle with PE trade bodies regarding preferential treatment under SEC’s Private Fund Rules

Investec appoints head of ESG

Alicia Forry has been at the firm since 2017

Activa appoints CFO

Audrey Khan joins the firm from Paris-based financial consulting firm Prodensia

Ogier expands Luxembourg fund finance team

Delphine Gomes is a banking and finance counsel with experience in fund, leveraged and real estate financing

Molten’s Karen Swain moves to Kindred

Swain succeeds Alex Goodway who has moved to Dawn Capital

Apollo appoints ESG counsel

Previously a legal secondee at the firm, Angus Brown joins from Simmons & Simmons

Proskauer adds private funds partner in London

Fund formation specialist for credit strategies, James Oussedik, joins from Sidley Austin

Apheon promotes seven

John Mansvelt is now COO as Loïc Cerfontaine succeeds him as CFO

Lombard Odier IM appoints COO

Adam Molina succeeds Alexandre Meyer, now managing partner of the group

Reach Capital appoints head of secondaries

In the newly created position, Xavier Hernando aims to support GPs with finding liquidity

Earth Capital promotes head of finance and compliance

The Drawdown catches up with Kay Nelson, who joined the firm a year and a half ago

Partners Group appoints CFO

Joris Gröflin joins from Swiss renewable energy producer Axpo Group

Glendower Capital promotes legal managing director

Kate Simpson came to the firm almost two years ago as legal director for transactions

Eurazeo makes group management appointments

Isabelle Mathieu (left) joins as group chief human resources officer; Coralie Savin (right) as group chief communications officer

Conviction’s Rebecca Roberts moves to 7percent

Roberts is now financial director at the VC firm

Kroll makes Lux MD appointment

Elena Moisei joins from EY to lead the firm’s work with alternative investment fund managers in Luxembourg

Genesis Capital appoints legal counsel

Petr Müller joins from law firm Dentons

Astorg appoints head of digital

Valérie Legat, joining from Carrefour Group, also becomes managing director

All Seas promotes Martina Ross

Ross has been finance and operations manager at the firm since 2019

Dawn promotes four

In the ops team (pictured), the firm has promoted Adina Goga to director of legal and Gamila Hassan to talent acquisition lead

Pollen Street appoints new CFO

Lucy Tilley succeeds Julian Dale as he steps down from the role

Flexstone appoints MD for its sustainability strategy

Samira Boussem joins the firm from Natixis Investment Managers Solutions

Livingbridge promotes Steve Jones

Jones now assumes the role of head of data

Goodwin appoints credit funds partner

John Anderson to join the firm’s London team and focus on credit fund strategies

Una Terra appoints founding partner and COO

Yves Frey joins the Swiss VC from investment manager SUSI Partners

Lincoln Peak casts operational leader

Austin McClintock joins the firm as CFO/COO and chief compliance officer

Park Square promotes legal counsel

Phanne Yang came to the firm two years ago as a legal associate

Bain & Company elects global managing partner

Christophe De Vusser leads the firm’s work across private equity and financial investors in EMEA

ALFI appoints new DG

Serge Weyland joins from Edmond de Rothschild and replaces Camille Thommes who held the position for 17 years

Apis appoints COO

Maggie Abrahams was previously COO at IH International Advisors

Infrared’s Sarah Gledhill joins Climate Asset Management

Gledhill joins the asset manager as COO

Waystone appoints CFO and CITSO

The fund admin welcomes Liliana Solomon and Ian Lilleby to its senior management team

A&M Tax appoints ASEAN tax lead

Singapore-based Shantini Ramachandra was previously a partner at Deloitte

Goodwin expands Luxembourg funds team

Baker McKenzie’s Julien Schraub and Deloitte’s Céline Moille join as counsel while Philip Spilberg is promoted in the private investment funds practice

Park Square makes round of promotions

Andrew Haywood is now COO, Luke Varley is general counsel and Matthew Maguire assumes the role of CFO

ACA’s Andrew Poole moves to Kroll

Director of compliance has spent five years at ACA Group focusing on advising the PE and private credit sectors

EY expands UK private credit tax team

Gabriel Iliuta (pictured) and Elliott Morley join as partners to the firm

Simpson Thacher hires fund finance partner

London-based Katie McMenamin joins from Travers Smith

Privatize appoints head of private markets institute

Andrea Vathje joins private markets platform for wealth intermediaries to head up its educational resources

BGF appoints non-exec chair

Lord Ian Livingston to join in January 2024, as current acting chair Neil Johnson looks to retirement

Raiffeisen Bank International makes fund finance appointment

George Phillips joins as a director after more than three years at BNP Paribas

A&M expands UK tax team

Formerly with Kroll and Mazars respectively, Andy Murray (right) and Prasam Patel (left) join the professional services firm as managing directors

DWS Group appoints COO

Appointment marks shift in firm’s operational strategy as Deutsche Bank’s Rafael Otero steps into the role and current COO Angela Maragkopoulou leaves by mutual agreement

Roschier expands finance and restructuring team

Björn Hård af Segerstad joins the law firm as counsel for financial regulation

Praxio appoints head of banking and finance

Pinsent Masons fund finance director Michael Mbayi joins Luxembourg law firm

Exponent opens Dublin office

Formerly COO at BlackRock, Jacqueline Flynn to head up the new shop as director of operations

Goddard leaves role at Zetland Capital

The former COO and CFO has been with the special situations house since it was founded in 2016

Apperio’s CEO steps down

Founder Nicholas d’Adhemar created the company in 2013 to improve the management of legal costs for PE firm in-house legal teams

Kapashi joins Playfair as CFO

Raxita Kapashi will oversee the firm’s finance function, support the founders and work across Playfair’s three funds

New fund finance marketplace Bridge launches

Cloud-based platform aims to connect lenders and borrowers to arrange capital call facilities in real time

AnaCap welcomes CFO and GC into partnership

Graeme Chaffe (right) has been CFO since 2022; Victoria Brown (left) has been GC since 2020

Alpha Group appoints head of lender engagement

Ex-NatWest Markets, Benjamin James, to head up company’s lender relationships and oversee product development

Goodway succeeds Kapashi at Dawn

Alex Goodway fills the CFO position from Kindred Capital

Ropes & Gray’s Emily Brown joins White & Case

Brown joins as a partner in the law firm’s global M&A and PE industry group

Dillon Eustace appoints two to asset management practice

Laura Goonan and Hannah Fenlon join as partners in the practice in Dublin

Ropes & Gray promotes Maj to counsel

The lawyer’s asset management team promotes Dorota Maj as one of 20 lawyers making the move to counsel across the firm

NB appoints head of ESG data

Aria Goudarzi joins from Nikko Asset Management Group

Pinsent Masons appoints Irish funds team lead

Conor Durkin to head the firm’s funds team in Dublin