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23 February 2015

Warburg hires Morrison Supermarkets chairman, RFU director as advisor

Andrew Higginson Global private equity major Warburg Pincus has brought in Morrison Supermarkets chairman and Rugby Football Union director Andrew Higginson as a senior advisor.

20 February 2015

Terra Firma CFO Barnes departs after 13 years to join VC firm

positure-917587-m Chief financial officer at UK’s Terra Firma Chris Barnes has left to join tech-focused venture capital investor Atomico.

20 February 2015

SVP’s Johan Van De Steen steps down

09230e7 US alternative investment group Strategic Value Partners (SVP) has lost Johan Van De Steen who stepped down from his position after less than a year at the firm.

20 February 2015

Private equity head at Dell family office quits to launch own firm

emergency-exit-1429638-m Head of private equity investments at Michael Dell’s family office MSD Capital Eric Rosen has reportedly left to start up his own firm.

19 February 2015

Ratos rewards veteran Blomé with deputy CEO position

Henrik Blome Swedish private equity investor Ratos has agreed to pick up two-thirds of the shares in Finnish LED optics business Ledil in a deal which values the company at about €97m. Ratos is providing €50m of equity through the deal for Ledil, which launched in 2002.

18 February 2015

GSV names NFL legend Ronnie Lott to its board with William Campbell retiring

football GSV Capital has named NFL hall of famer Ronnie Lott and co-founder of specialty foods marketplace FoodyDirect.com, Bradford Koenig, to its board of directors.

17 February 2015

Landmark continues to expand IR team with Christopher Davis hire

074f8f6 Secondaries major Landmark Partners has further expanded its investor relations and business development team with the hire of Christopher Davis as associate.

17 February 2015

Darby Private Equity hires Pinnacle Trust MD Wallace to marketing, IR team

tieshot-1-605363-m Washington-headquartered Darby Private Equity has appointed Michael Wallace as managing director in charge of marketing and investor relations.

17 February 2015

First Reserve names Alex Krueger as co-CEO

AK-headshot-hi-res_sq Energy focused private equity investor First Reserve has named Alex Krueger as co-chief executive officer and president of the firm.

16 February 2015

Tech journalist Martin Giles joins Wing Venture Capital as partner

giles3 US investment firm Wing Venture Capital has hired Martin Giles, the San Francisco-based technology writer of The Economist Newspaper as partner, intellectual capital.

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