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IQ-EQ’s Peru & Partners makes two senior hires

Peru & Partners was acquired by IQ-EQ in 2019, and is dedicated to servicing the French PE industry

Intertrust hires three in Luxembourg

Allison Whaley has been named head of fund client service, while Matt Breuer and Derek Russell have both been hired as client directors

Highvern promotes three

Julie Gallon, Emma Syvret and Sam Allen have been promoted within the firm's funds and private clients teams

Investcorp creates D&I champion role

Jordana Semaan acts as the diversity representative at the HR council as well as actively promoting all aspects of equality and diversity across the global business

LPEA appoints new CEO

Stephane Pesche replaces Rajaa Mekouar who has held the position for the past year

Apollo’s MacGoey joins HarbourVest as CFO

MacGoey will work alongside Karin Lagerlund, current CFO, who will focus on client and fund accounting, treasury and capital markets

Aztec appoints two to PE team

The firm appointed Paul Watson as director and Alexandra Prince as associate director in the PE team in Jersey

Ardian’s Thornton promoted to CFO/COO

Effective immediately, the firm has now expanded his role to officially include the COO function

Saltgate promotes Morales to head of Jersey

She is responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of the firm’s services to its Jersey clients

PwC promotes Cairns to partner

As partner, Christine Cairns will continue her role as head of private clients in alternative investment funds

Apex hires two in Luxembourg

Apex Group has named Frederic Bilas as Luxembourg COO and Kris Allen as global head of client onboarding

SS&C names new Advent co-heads

Karen Geiger and Steve Leivent take over from Robert Roley, senior vice president and general manager of SS&C Advent, who is stepping down to pursue another opportunity

Anderson rejoins Debevoise as international counsel

He rejoined from private debt manager Park Square Capital, where he spent the last six years as partner and general counsel

Sanne names Luxembourg BD director

Jens Grüneklee will assist the wider EMEA business development team in all new and existing business development at Sanne Group Luxembourg and LIS

PAI expands senior operations team

Marc Boullier will head up IT and digital transformation internally at the firm and externally across its portfolio companies

Innova Capital’s CFO named partner

Pasecka takes on increased responsibility for the portfolio development strategy, while also continuing her CFO duties

Aztec appoints Purves as non-executive director

In her new position, Purves will take active roles in Aztec’s risk and audit committees.

Hamilton Lane’s CTO departs

Niki Mangos told The Drawdown personal reasons required her to relocate back home to the New York area where she now seeks similar opportunities

iLevel co-founder Boggio joins Cobalt as CCO

He will head up Cobalt’s commercial activities, including driving further client acquisition efforts for the firm

Ocorian names Bland as UK client services head

He is responsible for client service delivery to corporate and institutional clients, private clients, alternative investment funds and corporate trusts

Verdane hires CTO

Henrik Berg will support Verdane’s portfolio companies to scale their technology departments

Aztec appoints Devine in Luxembourg

She will oversee operations, client relationship management, controls, processes and reporting procedures for clients services

Apex CRO departs

Founder and CEO Peter Hughes has taken on Apex’s revenue management responsibilities on an interim basis

Aztec appoints two in Luxembourg

James Vella-Bamber has been named group head of private debt while Peter Brown is head of private debt

Alabaster joins Ropes & Gray

He joins from Linklaters where he was a partner for six years.

Ocorian makes leadership team appointment

Melville Rodrigues has been hired to develop the firm's UK funds offering

Verdane makes new hires and promotions

The firm has promoted Peter Finden Bamrud and Christian Melgaard in Norway, and hired Philipp Jung in Berlin

Stirling Square appoints head of data science

Ahmed Khamassi joins the firm's newly created Innovation and Sustainability team

LGL makes double hire

Stephen McKenna is head of debt, while Zena Couppey has been named chief commercial officer

Credit Suisse’s Zandona joins Apex

He is responsible for the continued growth of Apex’s Luxembourg offering

Aztec names real assets head Jersey

Richard Anthony will continue to oversee outsourcing activities while assisting with the firm’s overall business development

Sanne hires Hodgetts in Guernsey

She will help Sanne develop its Guernsey business across alternative asset classes

DWF hires EY’s Gee to corporate practice

He will offer a full service to fund managers and clients including regulatory advice and transactions

Aztec promotes three in PE team

Matt Horton, Gavin Hayman and Alan Ross are part of the firm's PE leadership team

MUFG hires TMF’s Mas in Luxembourg

He is responsible for establishing the oversight model and the continued expansion of the firm’s private equity and real assets operations in Luxembourg

DBAG extends CFO’s contract

CFO Susanne Zeidler, has been re-appointed as a member of the Board of Management until 31 October 2025

Harrison joins DWF’s fund finance practice

He joins from law firm CMS, where he was a partner in the firm’s finance group for eight years and focused on debt finance

Terra Firma names Ahuja as CEO

He will continue to manage the people and resources at the firm and ensure effective management of the firm's portfolio

ICG names Hensel-Roth as board director

She takes on this new role in addition to her HR responsibilities, which now also include communications

Sanne promotes Bingham to CSO

He will help drive the firm’s organic growth strategy and the development of its client service proposition

Reed Smith hires Hogan Lovells’ Gelpi

Baptiste worked at Hogan Lovells for 20 years and headed up the firm’s French debt capital markets practice

Silverfleet’s MacDougall named BVCA chair

MacDougall: "We can marshal our collective resources and expertise for the greater good of our country at this crucial time.”

Halfenger joins Treliant

Alan Halfenger joins as managing director of securities & investment management compliance, based in New York

Vistra hires four from TMF

The new recruits expand the firm's PE capabilities as it plans to introduce additional PE services later this year

MUFG hires two directors

The firm hired Lizzy Buss as executive director of EMEA Sales and Cliodhna Murphy as executive director, product development

Linklaters’ Wheater joins Debevoise

She joins as international counsel and member of the tax and private equity groups in London

Livingbridge’s Evans joins ECI as marketing head

The firm also appointed William Ip to its commercial team, which focuses on portfolio company growth and assessing potential investment opportunities

MUFG hires Feder for FX

The firm has also appointed Alberto Baptise in New York

Ashurst appoints PE head in Milan

Throughout his career, Fabio Niccoli has focused on the Italian mid-cap market

Guernsey Finance names new CEO

Rupert Pleasant will take over from current CEO Dominic Wheatley, who is leaving the role in June

Aztec names non-executive director

Martin's appointment comes as the firm continues to grow its client base across Europe

Balderton names Blakemore as CFO

Blakemore will also provide portfolio companies as part of Balderton's platform services team

Hawksford announces firm-wide promotions

The firm promoted three members of its senior leadership team to directors, as part of the wider 67 additional promotions across the firm’s international offices

Gilbert joins Northern Trust

Gilbert joins from AltaReturn where she built out their AsiaPac business

JTC makes group-wide promotions

The firm made 85 promotions across its business including professionals within its Funds and Group Operations divisions in Jersey and Cape Town

Brookfield promotes Goodman to CFO

He succeeds Brian Lawson who is stepping down from the role

Proskauer’s Simpson joins Campbell Lutyens as general counsel

Based in London, she will be responsible for all legal affairs across the firm, globally

JTC appoints head of ManCo services

Kok's appointment reflects the firm’s strategy to grow and develop its global ManCo and AIFM proposition post-Brexit

Aztec Group makes four senior promotions

Aztec Group has made four promotions to the group’s senior team, and a further 133 across the entire business

Eurazeo appoints director of financial affairs

Laurence Branthomme will report to CFO Philippe Audouin and is responsible for developing the firm’s financial information and adapting processes accordingly