Blackstone bolsters senior team by bringing in ex-Goldman Sachs exec Petrelli for new head of innovations Investments role

Global buyout giant Blackstone hired Stevi Petrelli as head of Blackstone Innovations Investments (BXI Investments). The newly created role will work across the firm’s various sectors of investments including technology and innovation, growth, real estate,…

Microsoft’s M12 and Qualcomm Ventures – Joined by Hitachi Ventures – Co-Lead Series C Round for Award-Winning Robotics Company, inVia Robotics

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Sequoia Capital China said to lead $150m series E funding round in AI platform Cloudwise

Sequoia Capital China has reportedly led a $150m series E round funding in Beijing Cloudwise Technology which specialises in AI for IT operations. The firm was joined by new investors including Boston Investment, the Greater…

Vector Capital adds six senior execs to boost investment, value creation, investor relations capabilities

Tech-focused private equity house Vector Capital added six execs to its senior management across its investment, value creation and investor relations teams. The post Vector Capital adds six senior execs to boost investment, value creation,…

Pemberton names Ewing to boost North America IR, anticipates increased allocations to its Europe funds

European asset manager Pemberton has appointed Sanford ‘Sandy’ Ewing as managing director for North America to support the firm’s international expansion. The post Pemberton names Ewing to boost North America IR, anticipates increased allocations to…

Eleven Add-Ons Later, Align Exits Alliance

Align Capital Partners has sold its environmental testing and compliance platform, Alliance Technical Group, to Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Alliance provides source testing, emissions monitoring and analytical services to industrial facilities for permitting and compliance…

CD&R named industrials team exec Campelli to partner to strengthen specialized domain expertise

Andrew Campelli has been promoted to partner from the industrials investment team at global buyout major Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. The post CD&R named industrials team exec Campelli to partner to strengthen specialized domain expertise…

Lone Star said to have laid off most of Asian investing team outside Japan amid problems finding deals

US private equity house Lone Star Funds has reportedly laid off most of its Asian investment team outside Japan after struggling to find investment opportunities in the region. The post Lone Star said to have…

Adams Street brings in ex-Barings managing director Jennifer Brown as consultant relations co-head

Asset management major Adams Street Partners has brought in former Barings managing director Jennifer Brown as partner and global co-head of consultant relations. The post Adams Street brings in ex-Barings managing director Jennifer Brown as…

Bowmark Capital expands team

Bowmark Capital has strengthened its investment, portfolio and origination teams with six new appointments.

Another partner for Halifax Group as firm promotes Bard

Washington DC-based private equity firm The Halifax Group has promoted David Bard to partner after three years with the investment house. The post Another partner for Halifax Group as firm promotes Bard first appeared on AltAssets…

Consumer prediction platform closes Series A financing, doubles headcount

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Crypto arbitrage hedge fund Argentium appoints head of trading

Opalesque Industry Update - Sophia Chelli Herman has joined Argentium as a Principal and Head of Trading. Ms Herman has more than 25 years' experience in financial markets. She started her career at BNP in…

Rothschild Hires Financial Sponsors Veteran

Rothschild & Co has added Timothy Lufkin to its investment banking team as a managing director in its financial sponsors group. Mr. Lufkin joins the firm after serving as a managing director in the financial…

Tikehau appoints Cabanis as deputy CEO

Tikehau Capital has announced the appointment of Cécile Cabanis to the role of deputy CEO as part of its new management structure, effective as of 1 September 2021.

Bridges appoints ex-ICG CEO as new chair

Bridges Fund Management has appointed Christophe Evain as non-executive chair and Clive Sherling as non-executive director.

Venture Capital’s “Me Too” Moment

Over the last seventy years, female labor market participation has increased significantly. Women’s representation in highly compensated occupations such as law, medicine, consulting, and investment banking has steadily improved. Yet, the gender diversity in venture…

Triago bolsters secondaries team with two NYC hires

Michael T Pilson and Marc Fitorre have joined placement agent Triago as partner and principal, respectively.

Baker McKenzie hires capital markets partner

Baker McKenzie has hired capital markets and M&A partner Victoria Lloyd in Hong Kong.

Credit Suisse appoints China CEO

Credit Suisse has named veteran investment banker Janice Hu as its new chief executive for China.

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