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Cadwalader appoints Batterson as partner

Angela Batterson joins from Jones Day where she was a partner for four years

Punt joins JTC

Martin Punt will develop the firm’s PE and VC offering, focusing on its UK and Channel Islands proposition

BEX appoints general counsel

Bernard Charpentier is the first general counsel for the secondaries house

Headway’s Howard promoted to COO

Jason Howard has been CFO at the firm since 2018

17Capital promotes Shahin to partner

General counsel Emad Shahin has been at the firm since 2019

Verdane promotes Parmo to partner

Parmo joined the firm in 2018 as COO

NorthEdge’s Hobbs joins RSM UK

Kathy Hobbs has been appointed associate director in ESG

Gaillard and Bénard launch Armen

Industry heavyweights create new firm focused on European GP stakes

Eversheds’ Watford joins Haynes Boone

Ben Watford will lead the London funds team

Holland Mountain promotes two

Kimberly Ellis and Jonathan Connelly have both been promoted to associate directors of their respective divisions

KCP promotes Howes

Laura Howes has been named finance & operations director

Domicile watch: April 2022

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including Jersey’s NPPR use by AIFs and CIMA’s latest promotions

Mayfair’s CFO Pabari becomes partner

CFO Tushar Pabari has been promoted to partner, while Jenny Collins has been hired as chief talent officer

Hazeltree appoints Amin as president & CEO

He takes over from Doug Haynes who has served as interim CEO of the business since October 2021

Maxwell joins Reframe

Industry veteran Ray Maxwell joins as advisory partner to lead new investment advisory offering

TMF’s Alayarian joins IQ-EQ

Sally Alayarian has joined IQ-EQ as group chief risk officer

Kirkland appoints three from SEC

Appointment of three former US SEC legal professionals follows the regulator’s recent private equity focused rule tightening

Bite hires three

Matthew Purcell has been hired as finance director, Alex Seymour as chief legal officer and Tom Hamilton as chief information officer of the business

GCP promotes Marsh to partner

John Marsh has been finance director at the firm since 2017

Inflexion’s Dolan joins Investindustrial

Cordelia Dolan is responsible for talent management at the firm’s investee companies

JTC appoints first chief sustainability officer

Wendy Holley will continue in her existing role as COO, and will be responsible for developing JTC’s ESG framework

KKR appoints head of corporate citizenship

Pamela Alexander has taken up the role, having joined KKR from Ford Motor Company, where she spent the last 23 years

Hg appoints CFO & head of talent

CFO Philip Marshall joins from Avast, while Kerry Heaton takes up the newly-created head of talent role, having joined from HSBC

Apposite expands finance and ops

Dominique Alves has joined as finance and operations associate

Aldebaran creates administrative and financial manager role

Marjorie Coëdel has taken on the position, having joined from bpifrance

RBS International appoints head of institutional banking offshore

Susan Fouquier has taken up the newly created role in Guernsey

Pemberton launches NAV offering

The lender has hired 17Capital’s Thomas Doyle to lead its new NAV financing strategy

Aztec hires head of ESG and sustainability

Caroline Mantoura joins from Accenture, having served as director of operations

SEI promotes Hicke to CEO

He takes over from SEI’s founder, Alfred West, who has led the firm for more than 50 years and has transitioned to the role of executive chair

NorthEdge promotes Page to CFO

Charlie Page has been with the firm since 2017, when he joined as financial controller

Vista appoints new CFO

Lauren Dillard takes over from John Warnken-Brill, who is retiring from the role after 15 years

IQ-EQ creates group head of compliance role

Tasnoova Zaki, who has taken up the newly-created leadership position, joins from Citi, where she was VP, strategic control initiatives, regulation & compliance

Drawbridge launches industry advisory board

The IAB aims to foster an open exchange of ideas and best practices to help advance cyber defences for the alternative investment community

Hawksford creates M&A director role

Deloitte’s Sowmitra Singh will identify M&A opportunities and work on transactions

Addleshaw Goddard opens Luxembourg office

Fieldfisher’s Richard Ledain Santiago has been appointed as partner to lead the new office

EQT promotes Brouté

She joined EQT in 2019 as fund operations associate and now leads the firm’s fund finance event processing team

Canoe hires four

Canoe’s latest senior hires join the firm’s technology, product and commercial teams

Helios’ COO joins EQT

Christina Drews will lead the strategic development of EQT’s operating platform

Novata forms ESG advisory council

The council advises the firm on ways to help private markets navigate, operationalise and extract value from ESG data

Sanne’s McFadden joins Centaur

Kevin McFadden will lead a team responsible for maintaining relationships with investors and analysts

Actis promotes Nissan to partner

Shami Nissan has led the firm’s approach to responsible investment, sustainability and impact since 2014

Former Alter Domus CEO joins Goji

Aidan Connolly has been appointed as an independent non-exec director of the company

Denning named new Montagu CFO

Louise Denning takes over from Graham Hislop, who is retiring after 18 years as finance director at the firm

Domicile watch: February 2022

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including JFSC’s late fees for registry submissions, Guernsey’s new chair for its Green Finance strategy and Ireland’s Green Pledge launch

YFM appoints chief compliance officer

Jen Townsend joins from Great Point Media where she was head of compliance and MLRO for the past three years

Inflexion appoints ESG director

Jennie Galbraith joins from FTSE 100 company BAT where she was group head of ESG

ADS rebrands to PCDS

PCDS has also named BNY Mellon’s Scott Kern as its new board member

JFSC’s Sharples joins Crestbridge

Ellie Sharples is responsible for monitoring operational performance and management of all regulatory and compliance matters

capital D appoints CFO & compliance officer

Peter Kruppa joins from DH Private Equity Partners where he was most recently partner & CFO

LGL promotes Couppey to CEO

Zena Couppey joined the firm in May 2020 as chief commercial officer

ThinCats appoints CFO

Rajeev Raichura takes over from Mark Guttridge, who is retiring from full time work to focus on other projects

Reed Smith’s Dasgupta joins Hogan Lovells

Dasgupta’s practice focuses on the establishment, management and regulation of private investment funds

AssetMetrix expands to London

Clifford Norton joins from Allvue Systems to head up business development across the UK & Ireland

Dawn appoints three

The VC has hired Josh Clift as senior fund accountant, Kyriakos Souroulla as financial analyst and Chloe Dodson as talent associate

Glendower promotes three in finance & ops

Louise Schoeman has been named head of group finance, Elektra Peraki legal & compliance counsel, and Katherine Li as performance manager

New CFO for Electra

The change in leadership marks the end of the Electra as a private equity business

Domicile watch: January 2022

Key takeaways from the major PE domiciles: including the FCA's approach to EU firms temporary UK operations, Central Bank of Ireland's outsourcing guidance, Jersey fee changes and The Bahamas removal from the EU's blacklist

Grant Thornton’s Lambert joins Crestbridge

Martin Lambert will focus on leading the development of the firm’s corporate and capital markets services

Colmore appoints three

The appointments follow Colmore’s acquisition by Preqin in August 2021

Drawbridge appoints three

The cyber security software provider also creating a DEI office to expand its talent pool and employee development