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29 July 2014

Neuberger Berman hires former KKR partner Chiu as Asia adviser

clifford Employee-controlled private equity firm Neuberger Berman has hired former partner at KKR Clifford Chiu as senior adviser for Asia.

29 July 2014

Canadian PM’s ex-aide Nigel Wright returns to Onex Corp

toronto Former managing director of Onex Corp Nigel Wright is returning to the Canadian private equity firm after four years of absence. Wright served as a managing director of Onex for 13 years before taking a leave of absence to work as chief of staff for the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada in 2010.[...]

28 July 2014

Blackstone’s secondaries arm adds Mark Burton as principal

ny Blackstone’s secondaries unit Strategic Partners, which is said to be nearing a final close for its sixth fund, has hired Mark Burton to lead its real estate secondaries practice.

24 July 2014

African PE, VC Association hires ex-Coller, EY employee Kelso to head strategy and research

africa The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has hired former Coller Capital and EY employee Dorothy Kelso as a director and head of strategy and research.

23 July 2014

First Reserve promotes two VPs from buyout funds team

business-tie-4-602448-m Energy-focused private equity major First Reserve has appointed buyout fund team members Jesse Krynak and David McFarland to vice president.

23 July 2014

Arsenal Capital poaches Providence managing director for IR role

handshake-908059-m New York-based mid-market buyout house Arsenal Capital Partners has hired Providence Equity’s Grace Kim as a principal in its investor relations department.

22 July 2014

NorthEdge promotes two as debut fund dealmaking continues

Tom Rowley NorthEdge UK private equity firm NorthEdge Capital has made a pair of promotions as investment from its recently closed debut fund continues apace.

21 July 2014

3i Americas IR exec Rutherfurd leaves firm

exitttt 3i investor relations exec Jim Rutherfurd has left the firm amid a push to centre the IR side of the business in the firm’s London office.

21 July 2014

Active Venture Partners hires new partner, managing director

Sebastian Blum Active European venture capital firm Active Venture Partners has hired a former T-Venture exec and an ex-Rocket Internet LatAm managing director to extend its investment power.

18 July 2014

Japan’s GPIF adds Coller Capital executive to investment committee

Japan Japanese retirement system Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has appointed partner at London-based secondaries firm Coller Capital Hiromichi Mizuno to its investment committee.

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