Summa Equity hires three new partners

Nordic PE house Summa Equity has hired Christoph Waer, Tim He and Matthias Fink as partners.

Cybersecurity, internet infrastructure veteran joins Siris as latest executive partner

Tech and telecoms-focused private equity house Siris has brought in veteran cybersecurity and internet infrastructure expert John McCormack as an executive partner. The post Cybersecurity, internet infrastructure veteran joins Siris as latest executive partner first

EY names new Americas private equity head to replace Stoffel

Professional services giant EY has named Chris Smyth as its Americas Private Equity lead to replace the recently promoted Bill Stoffel. The post EY names new Americas private equity head to replace Stoffel first appeared on AltAssets

KKR hires BlackRock’s Williamson to oversee pan-European long term real estate investment strategy

Global buyout giant KKR has hired Ian Williamson from BlackRock as managing director and head of core plus real estate in Europe, to oversee the formation and lead KKR Real Estate’s pan-European core plus focused

DFJ Growth closes $1bn growth fund, hires Justin Kao as partner

Tech investor DFJ Growth has closed DFJ Growth IV with close to $1bn of investments. The post DFJ Growth closes $1bn growth fund, hires Justin Kao as partner first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Blackstone brings in ex-JPMorgan exec Yoder in new senior relationship management role

Global buyout giant Blackstone has brought in former JPMorgan exec Emily Yoder in the newly-created role of senior managing director for strategic relationship management. The post Blackstone brings in ex-JPMorgan exec Yoder in new senior

Jasmin Capital promotes new partner

French adviser Jasmin Capital has promoted Ludovic Douge to partner, among a number of other promotions.

Vendis puts Sylphar on the market

Vendis Capital has hired Rothschild to advise on the sale of Sylphar, a Belgium-based over-the-counter (OTC) health products and cosmetics specialist, two sources familiar with the situation said.

TA Associates buys into Partners Group-backed European property manager Foncia as company eyes 1.25bn of 2021 revenue

TA Associates has joined Partners Group to back European property manager Foncia by acquiring 25% stake in the company. Partners Group remains the controlling shareholder. The post TA Associates buys into Partners Group-backed European property

Sapphire hires Ralph DeBernardo in new head of investor relations role

Venture Capital firm Sapphire has hired Ralph DeBernardo from mid-market private investment firm Peak Rock Capital in its newly created head of investor relations role. The post Sapphire hires Ralph DeBernardo in new head of

KKR reveals CEO succession as veteran co-founders Kravis, Roberts step back

After 45 years at the helm of what has become one of the world's biggest private equity giants, Henry Kravis and George Roberts are stepping back from their roles as co-CEOs. The post KKR reveals

Ex-HIG Capital, Boyne Capital exec named O2 Investment Partners’ business development head

O2 Investment Partners has brought in former Boyne Capital business development lead Derek Wardlaw to head up its own newly-formed group working in the area. The post Ex-HIG Capital, Boyne Capital exec named O2 Investment

Blackstone hires Amisha Parekh as head of private equity ESG for PE as team’s sixth senior hire this year 

Global buyout giant Blackstone has hired Amisha Parekh from Bloomberg as global head of ESG for private equity. The firm said Parekh will be a managing director within the firm’s portfolio operations group leading ESG

HealthCap makes raft of senior appointments

Life-sciences- and healthcare-focused venture capital firm HealthCap has announced a raft of senior appointments, including that of partner Mårten Steen to co-managing partner.

Comdata sponsor Carlyle Group taps Citi to prepare auction

Carlyle Group has hired Citi to sell Italy-based Comdata, a business-process outsourcing service, according to several sources.

KKR Appoints Evan Spiegel as New Independent Director

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) today announced that Evan Spiegel has been appointed to the Board of Directors of KKR & Co. Inc. His appointment will bring the number of independent

Verdane promotes Daniel Ahlstrand to partner, makes three new hires in investment, IR teams

Northern European focused buyout house Verdane has promoted Daniel Ahlstrand, pictured, to partner and made three new hires across its investment and investor relations teams. The post Verdane promotes Daniel Ahlstrand to partner, makes three

Verdane names new partner, bolsters wider team

Growth equity investor Verdane has promoted Daniel Ahlstrand to partner and made three new hires across its investment and investor relations teams.

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