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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

CSC buys PEF Services

The acquisition has accelerated CSC’s fund services growth plans in the US, as well as added expertise and a robust tech platform to CSC’s suite of solutions

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

Domicile watch: May 2021

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including the FCA's consultation on a new long-term asset fund, JFSC's investment business fees for 2021-22 and promotions across Guernsey and Cayman

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

Allvue opens Singapore office

Edward Bee joined Allvue as region head for APAC and will head up the new office

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

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

Domicile watch: March 2021

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Jersey's changes to its AML/CFT handbooks, Guernsey's review of its Green Fund accreditation and Ireland's Green Team network launch

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

Auxadi appoints five

Inflexion-backed Auxadi provides corporate services to private equity and real estate firms

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

Newly launched Alderwood Capital names CFO

Rebecca Noyes joins her former Northill Capital colleagues at Alderwood

Blackstone’s Bailhache joins Simpson Thacher

Geoff Bailhache has joined the firm’s London office as a partner

MJ Hudson names new partners

Stephen Sims and Whitney Lutgen are partners in the private funds practice while Ronan McCann is partner in the firm's VC and tech division

Morgan Stanley’s Wasinger joins Allvue as CFO

Wasinger will oversee all areas of corporate finance to help from the firm’s revenue and market share

IQ-EQ’s Lawson Conner hires MD

Rachel Aldridge will manage the day-to-day operations, execute strategic initiatives and ensure consistent client service delivery

Domicile watch: February 2021

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Jersey's recommendations to adapt its framework, Guernsey's latest guidance on cyber security and countering financial crime and terrorist financing, as well as Luxembourg's response to OpenLux

Connect Ventures promotes Pettit to CFO

Pettit has been serving as head of finance at the firm since he joined in 2016

Cathay names Yeung as executive president

Yeung joined last year to launch Cathay Entrepreneur and the Connect and Consult platform

Linklaters’ Ghillemyn joins Goodwin

Ghillemyn’s practice focuses on fund finance, banking regulatory matters, securitization, listing of debt securities, complex cross-border restructuring and insolvency

Fidelity’s Black joins Allvue as COO

James Black takes over from former COO Erik DiGiacomo who has now left the firm

Crestbridge appoints legal and compliance specialist

Anika Ratzmann is responsible for the development and management of the legal and compliance divisions and will help with strategic growth

Investcorp creates head of corporate strategy role

Investcorp’s head of portfolio operations and COO Andrea Davies appointed to new role

Silverfleet’s MacDougall joins Apperio as NED

MacDougall has joined to help drive the firm's growth and geographical expansion

DMS’ Power joins Prescient

Finian Power joins the firm's Dublin office

Ares hires global chief DE&I officer

Indhira Arrington will head up Ares’ DE&I activities internally, while serving as an advisor on these initiatives across the firm’s portfolio