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Intertrust’s Davies joins Crestbridge

Davies will work with clients to increase their use of Crestbridge’s private equity platform

BNY Mellon’s Spirgel joins Hazeltree

He will support Hazeltree’s clients in delivering operational efficiencies, risk mitigation and yield optimisation related to their aggregated cash and liquidity needs

iCapital makes new hires and tech team acquisition

The appointments and acquisition enable the firm to expand into Europe and Asia

Earth Capital’s CFO becomes shareholder

The firm has also reshaped its European arm

Tully Rinckey hires Dublin partner

Malachy Kearney joins from Irish law firm Beauchamps, where he was head of investment funds

Human traffic

We caught up with PER about the latest hiring trends and return to office activity across the UK and Germany

Mainstream promotes two

Barbara Purcell and Angela Nightingale are CEOs of Mainstream Fund Services Ireland and Cayman, respectively

Astorg hires CFO

Jacques-François de Prest joins from Luxembourg-based telecom company Millicom where he was VP finance, group financial controller for six years

Ocorian’s Layzell joins The ID Register as chair

He will help to guide and nurture the business as it invests strongly in tech, regs, international expansion and in its alliance relationships

ASI appoints Crusey to boost ESG efforts

She is responsible for leading product and commercial strategy for ESG and impact-oriented solutions across private markets

ADS elects first board of directors

The non-profit organisation has also has recently held its first annual meeting with members

Investcorp names ESG lead

Habib Abdur-Rahman is responsible for overseeing the accelerated adoption of a standardised ESG framework

MJ Hudson’s Shameli joins Reed Smith

His practice includes advising fund managers on structuring, establishing and operating private investment funds, co-investment funds and carried interest, on an international scale

Ratos names Ågrup permanent CFO

He replaces Peter Wallin, who held the position since 2018, before being moved into the firm’s portfolio company HENT

LemonTree creates advisory board

Mahmoud Warriah is advisor for accounting and Toby Norfolk-Thompson is advisor for banking and tax

Wheelhouse appoints non-exec chair to leadership team

Mark Humphries said he was attracted to the role because of the deep subject matter expertise the firm operates in

Jersey Finance appoints Laity as chair

Laity replaces outgoing Jersey Finance chair Gunther Thumann

Hamilton Lane names Yett as ESG & sustainability director

He will focus on expanding and leading the firm’s ESG integration strategy

Centaur creates group CFO role

Louise Lawlor from Key Capital, where she was associate director of corporate finance

Rochford launches in the UK

Treasury management provider Rochford Capital expands from Australian roots to the UK

KPMG Luxembourg names new sector leads

Chrystelle Veeckmans is head of asset management and Christophe Diricks is head of alternative investments

Lysak joins Simpson Thacher

He joins from Clifford Chance, where he had been a partner in the firm’s financial regulatory group since 2017

McGuireWoods names Mayhew as London partner

She joins from DLA Piper, where she was a senior finance lawyer

Sanne names global head of private debt

Keith Miller is responsible for providing guidance and support in building the private debt and loan agency product offering

Crestbridge appoints BD associate director

Bird is responsible for growth, client acquisition and business development, focusing on mid-cap PE and VC firms

Ferguson appointed as co-head of Throgmorton Compliance Solutions

She will work alongside previously announced co-head Mel Scotland to lead the business

Inflexion promotes three in finance team

Nancy Kelleher is now corporate controller, while Ionela Serbenco and Emily Woolgrove are fund controllers

Exclusive: InCloudCounsel opens in Hong Kong

Founder and CEO Troy Pospisil said expansion was driven by responding to global clients' needs

Simon Witney joins Travers Smith

He joins from Debevoise & Plimpton where he has been special counsel since 2017

Mirabella appoints new CEO

The firm has appointed Ron Weekes as CEO and an LLP member, replacing Joe Vittoria

OakNorth Bank appoints new CFO

Rajesh Gupta joins as CFO, from Kensington Mortgages, pending regulatory approval

Sanne strengthens Dutch division

Sanne has appointed Aslan Ozdemir as associate director

IQ-EQ appoints two in Amsterdam

Stefan de Kort has been hired as director of fund services while Laurens de Lange has been promoted to compliance leader for the Netherlands

Carbone joins DLA

He joins as a partner in the firm’s London corporate practice

Carey Olsen promotes two in corporate team

Michelle Falcucci and Nick Ghazi have been promoted to senior associates in the firm’s Bermuda and Jersey offices, respectively

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

Lobbardi launches Avardi Partners

Lobbardi has announced the launch of a fully independent fund finance advisor Avardi Partners

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

Crestbridge’s Newton relocates to Luxembourg

The relocation extends Newton’s current role to lead the growth of the firm’s fund services offering in Luxembourg

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

Gen II appoints two Luxembourg board members

Martin Dobbins and Chris Edge are the newest members of its Luxembourg board of directors

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

Debevoise opens Luxembourg office

It will assist PE clients with establishing funds and related regulatory matters