Human Capital

Dörte Höppner: from reputations to operations

From CEO of Invest Europe and now COO of Riverside Europe, Höppner continues to play a major role in PE


Idinvest hires global IR head

Charles Daulon leaves AXA to lead French GP’s IR efforts in Europe and Asia as partner

Adams Street Partners hires James Walker as COO

James Walker joins from similar role at Credit Suisse Private Bank



How to train your deputy

No operational leader is an island

Synova sets up shop in the US

UK player hires two for first ever overseas office to help companies cross the pond

Former Bowmark execs launch Apiary Capital

Three executives from Bowmark and August found new GP

General Atlantic adds head of capital partnerships

Actis’s Pamela Fang to help recruit LPs for the growth equity firm in Asia

Pamela Fang, GA's new managing director in charge of IR

Main Capital hires CFO ahead of fund V final close

Chief financial, risk and governance officer Scheurwater joins Dutch firm

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17Capital appoints talent manager

Franklin brings 15 years of experience from ICAP to new role

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Jennings joins HarbourVest

Former head of HSBC Alternative Investments, Simon Jennings, has joined HarbourVest as managing director

Simon Jennings joins HarbourVest

Carlyle names COO Youngkin as Rubenstein successor

Glenn Youngkin and Kewsong Lee to become co-CEOs of The Carlyle Group

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Omnes renews operational structure

French firm adds new heads of operations and HR, hiring three and promoting five

French private equity house Omnes Capital appoints Serge Rakovitch as head of operations

Capzanine hires IR manager

French house sets up dedicated function amid European expansion plans

Frédéric Muller, joins private equity and debt house Capzanine to manage investor relations

USS ramps up direct PE play with new head

Rob Horsnall takes up new role as flagship LP boosts in-house ranks to achieve greater control


Crestbridge hires ex-IMF economist Thumann

Recently appointed chair of Jersey Finance hired by fund admin


Bean-counters or value-adders: perceptions of private equity’s operational leaders

The private equity industry is still deciding what the role of a CFO really is


Tower joins Aztec

Aztec’s UK onshore practice continues to grow in-line with more demand


Crestbridge hires one, promotes one

Aztec’s Anke Jager joins fund admin as director of corporate services