Argos Wityu appoints head of ESG

Switzerland-based sponsor Argos Wityu has appointed Jessica Peters as head of ESG to be based in its Brussels office.

General Atlantic hires Inditex’s Isla as global senior advisor

Global growth equity firm General Atlantic has hired former Inditex Executive Chairman Pablo Isla to support its consumer and technology investments.

HIG brings in ex-BC Partners managing director Madsen as Nordic dealmaking expert

HIG Capital has brought in former BC Partners and IK exec Stephan Madsen as a managing director focused on the Nordic region. The post HIG brings in ex-BC Partners managing director Madsen as Nordic dealmaking

HIG Capital hires Madsen from BC Partners

HIG Capital has hired BC Partners’ Stephan Madsen as a managing director in the firm’s London-based European Middle Market LBO team.

Montagu appoints advisers to sell ophthalmology group Artemis

German ophthalmology asset Artemis will finally hit the auction block as private equity firm Montagu taps Goldman Sachs and HSBC to explore a sale, according to two sources familiar with the situation.

Madison Dearborn names future co-CEOs to replace co-founders Finnegan and Mencoff

Madison Dearborn Partners is looking to the next generation of leadership by naming Tim Sullivan and Tom Souleles as its future co-CEOs. The post Madison Dearborn names future co-CEOs to replace co-founders Finnegan and Mencoff

Blackstone brings in former COO of mobile gaming giant Zynga as new senior advisor

Blackstone has hired mobile gaming giant Zynga's former COO Matthew Bromberg as a senior advisor. The post Blackstone brings in former COO of mobile gaming giant Zynga as new senior advisor first appeared on AltAssets

Ex-New York pension giant senior exec Doñé joins Platinum Equity as managing director

Alex Doñé, the former CIO of the New York City Comptroller's Office Bureau of Asset Management, has joined private equity major Platinum Equity as a managing director. The post Ex-New York pension giant senior exec

Graphite Capital explores YSC Consulting exit

YSC Consulting’s private equity backer Graphite Capital is exploring an exit from the UK-based consultancy, having hired William Blair to oversee an ongoing auction, three sources familiar with the situation said.

Oak Hill Capital adds healthcare veteran David Pryor as senior advisor

Oak Hill Capital Partners has hired healthcare veteran David Pryor as a senior advisor. The post Oak Hill Capital adds healthcare veteran David Pryor as senior advisor first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Ermitage Partners announces five new partners

Helsinki-headquartered Placement agent Ermitage Partners has announced five new partners, two of whom are new hires and three of whom are promotions.

Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners

Mid-market Indianapolis-based private equity firm HKW Partners has promoted Michael Foisy to president after 14 years with the firm. The post Long-serving exec Foisy named president at HKW Partners first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

TA buys into Vista Equity’s iCIMS after impressive three years of growth

TA Associates has bought into Vista Equity Partners portfolio business iCIMS, a specialist in cloud-based staff hiring and workforce management. The post TA buys into Vista Equity’s iCIMS after impressive three years of growth first

Astorg adds new partner to Paris office

Private equity firm Astorg has hired Jean Raby as a partner in its Paris office to work on investor relations and marketing and establish two new functions: communications and corporate development.

Warburg Pincus hires SAP exec to advise on tech

American private equity firm Warburg Pincus has hired Irfan Khan, an SAP executive, as a senior adviser to its technology group.

Grafine Partners brings in ex-Pine Brook IR head Grace Kim as managing director

Investment manager Grafine Partners has brought in veteran Pine Brook head of investor relations Grace Kim to bolster its business development team as managing director. The post Grafine Partners brings in ex-Pine Brook IR head

Opportunity Partners shops Beelen.nl in Rothschild-led sale

Opportunity Partners has hired Rothschild & Co to shop Dutch demolition services provider Beelen.nl three sources familiar with the situation said.

Mayfair promotes two partners

Mayfair Equity Partners, the UK-based private equity firm focused on tech and consumer, has promoted two new partners.

Cinven hires Blackstone exec Julia Kahr to head North America businesses

UK buyout firm Cinven has hired Julia Kahr from Blackstone to be partner and head of North America. The post Cinven hires Blackstone exec Julia Kahr to head North America businesses first appeared on AltAssets

Blackstone brings in data science pioneer Len Laufer from Cerberus as new senior advisor

Buyout giant Blackstone has hired data science pioneer Len Laufer as its latest senior advisor. The post Blackstone brings in data science pioneer Len Laufer from Cerberus as new senior advisor first appeared on AltAssets

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