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Exec search firms BraddockMatthews and David Barrett combine

Now known as BraddockMatthewsBarrett, the firm aims to reach a wider client base of alternative asset management firms between London, New York and Boston

Borne but not raised

A tight fundraising and deal-doing environment has GPs pondering how to structure aborted deal costs

The digital CFO

While most CFOs would protest at the idea of their entire role being outsourced, an example of a plug-in CFO service is the upcoming launch of Corvus Group. Is it time to outsource the CFO entirely?

A&M appoints generative AI practice head

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

Sonen appoints head of impact engagement

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

The roots of diversity

A diverse hiring process should focus on removing unconscious bias at the roots of your business rather than just getting the optics right

The Drawdown Awards winners: Graeme Ardus

Graeme Ardus, head of ESG at Triton Partners, was named ESG Professional of the Year at The Drawdown Awards 2023

The Drawdown Awards winners: Kristy Trieste

Kristy Trieste, founding partner of Motive Partners, was named Chief Financial Officer of the Year at The Drawdown Awards 2023

The Drawdown Awards 2023: Winners announced

Congratulations to all of the winners of The Drawdown Awards 2023

Role call: head of talent

More importance is being placed on the role of chief talent officer and the value it can bring. What competitive edge does it provide?

Embrace (private) equity

This International Women’s Day, the theme is ‘embrace equity’. We spoke to Jacqueline Taiwo, co-founder of Black Women in Asset Management, to understand her firm’s impact

The conversation: True outsourcing?

At a recent Breakfast Briefing event held in London, a panel of experts discussed the realities of co-sourcing, and asked if the approach really can allow CFOs to control their data

Diversity and inclusion executive search firm launches

Follett Parker aims to help women fill senior roles within private equity

Crestbridge appoints senior risk and compliance officer

Marie Morris joins from Butterfield Bank to assume the roles of director and money laundering compliance officer

Simpson Thacher appoints financial regulatory lawyer

Stephanie Biggs joins from Travers Smith to co-lead the firm’s European financial services and funds regulatory team

Aztec Group appoints CEO

Kathryn Purves to assume CEO role as Edward Moore, founder of Aztec Group, becomes chair of the group board

Pantheon appoints chief financial officer

Dean Maines joins the firm as CFO and partner, as two senior operations team members are promoted to partner

Ares Capital appoints first COO

Jana Markowicz is appointed to the newly created role after 18 years’ service at the firm

Profile: Rebecca Roberts, Conviction VC

Co-founder and COO of Conviction VC, Rebecca Roberts, comments on the importance of understanding the needs of her team when building a successful enterprise

Apex acquires Luxembourg’s ALFI Partners

The acquisition aims to deliver a cross-border fund-distribution solution

Deal breakers

A guide for hiring managers and female candidates when striving to fill senior-level positions

Pinsent Masons acquires Morgan Green Advisory

Law firm expands its ESG services by joining forces with sustainability finance consultancy

Pinsent’s Bowen joins K&L to launch Dublin office

Gayle Bowen is joined by Shane Geraghty and Michelle Lloyd as founding partners

MJ Hudson appoints director in ESG and sustainability team

Mark Thompson joins MJ Hudson’s London office

Role call: occupational psychologist

With more importance placed on the minds of PE practitioners in order for them to perform at their very best, should GPs consider hiring an occupational psychologist?

Gen Z call for PE to boost ESG credentials

Private equity firms should better highlight their ESG credentials if they want to secure the next generation of top talent within a fiercely competitive candidate market, new research finds.

Role Call: D&I officer

The diversity & inclusion role is emerging in private equity, but how necessary is a dedicated officer?

Class of 2020

A cross-section of industry practitioners share their greatest lessons of this year

The fixer

The chief of staff role is emerging in private equity but what does it actually do, and do you need one?

Tomorrow’s CFO leads

They will be expected to take on a leadership role as it adapts to the numerous regulation and technology changes going forward

ESG Role Call

As LP demands on ESG continue to build, what types of skills and backgrounds should PE firms be looking for, and what does the role of ESG practitioner mean today?