Joe Biden fires warning against ‘guarded’ Irish border post-Brexit

The US president-elect’s statement comes as he finalises the appointments for those in his transition team

AMB :- EU "did not properly consider conflicts of interest" on BlackRock ESG contracts, Ombudsman criticises

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The EU did not properly consider conflicts of interest when it hired the US investment manager BlackRock, the world&`s largest asset manager, to advise on environmental regulation for bank...Article Link

Klar Partners hires Kuehne

Klar Partners has hired Vera Kuehne as an investment professional in its London-based team.

Sun Capital hires ex-TA Associates, Jump Capital tech investing expert Elizabeth de Saint-Aignan

Sun Capital Partners has brought on board Jump Capital growth equity group founding partner Elizabeth de Saint-Aignan as a managing director on its transactions team.

European insurers gear up to do deals

A tough period during the pandemic is prompting restructuring and sales, including a number of private equity-backed transactions

Gulf Capital brings in Eaton Partners senior exec Jasrai as head of fundraising and IR

Middle East alternative assets major Gulf Capital has hired Eaton Partners senior exec Kaiser Jasrai as managing director of fundraising and investor relations.

Women in private equity action group Level 20 names ex-Permira partner Cheryl Potter as chair

Level 20, a not-for-profit body launched to inspire women to join and succeed in private equity, has named ex-Permira partner Cheryl Potter as its new chair to succeed George Anson.

Cornell Capital promotes financial services, insurance investment specialist Pollack to partner

Investment house Cornell Capital has promoted financial services and insurance investment specialist Emily Pollack to partner.

Permira hires Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley for Dr Martens' IPO – report

Permira has hired Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to serve as global coordinators on an IPO for its portfolio company Dr Martens', according to Sky News.

Level 20 appoints Potter as chair

Level 20 has appointed Cheryl Potter as chair.

Level 20 appoints former Permira partner as chair

Cheryl Potter will succeed George Anson at the diversity group in January

Permira appoints senior adviser amid healthcare push

The firm, which closed one of the largest pharma deals this year with the acquisition of German company Neuraxpharm, is adding veteran advisor Dr Bruno Strigini to the team

US Bank opens Luxembourg office for fund services

Opalesque Industry Update - U.S. Bank today announced the opening of their Luxembourg office, which provides fund accounting and administration, domiciliation, depositary and custody-related services for Luxembourg-domiciled funds. ?amp;euro;?Didier Delvaux, who joined U.S. Bank earlier…

Debt-heavy Guitar Center to file for bankruptcy, agrees $700m-plus debt restructure

Private equity-backed US music instrument retail giant Guitar Center is set to file for bankruptcy protection amid agreeing a $700m-plus debt restructuring.

Ex-Carlyle deputy fund management head joins private equity newcomer Longrange Capital

Former Carlyle managing director Michele Reing has joined private equity newcomer LongRange Capital as its CFO and COO.

US private equity founder released from Russian house arrest over embezzlement charges

Baring Vostok Capital Partners founder Michael Calvey has been released from more than 18 months of house arrest in Russia by the country's supreme court.

Electra hires Stifel for Hotter Shoes sale

Electra Private Equity has hired Stifel to manage a sale process for shoe retailer Hotter Shoes.

LongRange Capital Appoints Senior Executives

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HKW hires ex-Goldman Sachs investor Ammar in tech investment push

Indianapolis-based mid-market private equity firm HKW has hired former Goldman Sachs investor Rick Ammar in a senior role to expand its tech investment efforts.

C5 Capital Appoints Rob Meyerson, former President of Blue Origin, as Operating Partner

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