People moves

Exponent opens Dublin office

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

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

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

K&L adds funds partner

Formerly with Arthur Cox, Hazel Doyle is to join firm’s Dublin office launched earlier this year

Mourant expands to Singapore

Firm to offer banking and finance, litigation and governance services

Ropes & Gray makes partnership promotions

Lisa Kaltenbrunner and Chris Townsend are based in London

DIF Capital appoints head of ESG

Lorraine Becker steps into the role after two years as principal consultant at Environmental Resources Management

Cap10 hires new director of funds

Owain Rhodda joins from Zetland Capital

Reframe launches sustainability practice

Nikhil Chouguley to lead the service

Former Zetland FD joins ImpactA Global

George Lok is the new finance director of the women-led impact investor

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints head of international private equity

Formerly with Sidley Austin, Eleanor Shanks takes on newly created role

ICG appoints head of Luxembourg

Hind El Gaidi joins from her previous role as head of financial information and valuation at Astorg

A&M appoints generative AI practice head

Anil Kumar will be supported by consulting lead David McGraw and CTO Chaz Henry

Middleground appoints head of finance

Partner Cristopher Speight joins from biotech firm Alltech

Position Green opens Brussels office

Julia Staunig has been appointed to lead the firm’s Brussels team

Universal Investment’s COO heads up Luxembourg

Etienne Rougier aims to help with UI efa’s growth

Henderson moves to Telemos

All Seas Capital’s Charlotte Henderson is appointed COO at Telemos Capital; Pemberton’s Thomas Lack succeeds her

ICG fills new COO role

Sarah Faulkner will report to the CFO of ICG, David Bicarregui

Sonen appoints head of impact engagement

Amanda Feldman has previously co-founded portfolio initiative programme the Impact Management Project

Apex expands ESG solutions

Fund administrator offers compliance, reporting and consulting services after its acquisition of MJ Hudson’s ESG advisory businesses

Waystone finalises LFS deal

LFS’s UK ACD, Irish ManCo, fund administration and TA businesses will be incorporated into Waystone as all contractual conditions have finally been satisfied

Carmignac appoints head of private equity

Ardian’s Edouard Boscher to lead the asset manager’s operations for private equity as an asset class

Freshfields expands ESG and sustainability team

Travers Smith’s former head of environment and operational regulatory practice, Doug Bryden, has joined Freshfields

Investec expands fund finance offering to US

Bank has opened New York office and appointed Olivia Deroy as manager for origination and relationship management in the US

Amundi appoints CFO

Aurélia Lecourtier to succeed Domenico Aiello who takes up mantle of deputy CEO of Amundi Italy

Apollo appoints CFO and COO for private debt fund

Eric Rosenberg was previously CFO at Anchorage Capital and Adam Eling spent the last 11 years as principal at Apollo

Ocorian gets an A-Pass

The acquisition of the corporate administration service provider will strengthen Ocorian’s presence in Asia

Ex-Ardian team launches LP secondaries firm

Clipway to leverage technology and focus on buyout and growth managers across North America and Western Europe.

Canoe appoints five

Senior appointments to support expansion, growth and operations

Hazeltree appoints CEO

Stephanie Miller to succeed Tushar Amin, who will step down for personal and family reasons

Goodwin expands litigation and dispute resolution team

Formerly at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, partner Mark Beardsworth to lead the firm’s government investigations and enforcement practice

General Atlantic appoints COO

Graves Tompkins joined the firm in 2008 as managing director

Impact Bridge appoints financial risk, compliance and ESG officer

Florencia López André joins from investment banking firm atl Capital

IDR appoints tax services director

Robin Silverthorne joins from NatWest Group

Mainspring’s Stephen Geddes to lead Apex UK

The fund management service provider was bought by Apex in September 2022

Dillon Eustace appoints head of asset management and investment funds

Etain de Valera takes over from Donnacha O’Connor

Mundi Ventures makes key hires

New additions include Laura Olabeaga as financial controller and Germán Puente as general counsel

Quadrille promotes CFO to partner

Edouard Brunet joined the firm in 2019 as vice president and became CFO in February 2023

Inflexion puts boots on the ground in the Nordics

Inflexion has opened an office in Stockholm, its first in the Nordics region

MML promotes Darroch to partner

The finance director has been at the firm since 2021

A&M moves to Vienna

Firm has hired ex-AxFina CEO Bernhard Engel to lead Austrian office

CVC appoints chief people officer

Katharina Koenig is to succeed global head of HR Helene Thomas

Fin Capital appoints inaugural GC

Nicholas Cirella joins the firm after a year at Steadview Capital in a similar role

One Rock appoints CTO

Formerly with Lindsay Goldberg LLC, Leo Fitzpatrick to head up architecture and design of firm’s tech applications and infrastructure

Welsh joins Partners Group

Kieran Welsh joins the fund finance team, and was previously at National Australia Bank

Gatemore appoints GC

Larry Small joins from investment office firm Valence8

Ocorian names new CEO

Former Capita portfolio CEO Chantal Free succeeds Frederik van Tuyll

TPG appoints COO

Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri will succeed Ken Murphy

Addleshaw expands private funds team

Ben Cocoracchio joins the London team from Osborne Clarke

Crane appoints head of legal

James Spencer joins the firm from NJF Capital

Sidley Austin’s Chapman joins Macfarlanes

Peter Chapman has been appointed as a partner in the investment management team

Tikehau makes leadership appointments

Vincent Picot (left) steps into role of group CFO with Guillaume Belnat (right) as group deputy CFO