Abris Capital names three new partners

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CEE-based buyout house Abris Capital Partners has promoted directors Paulina Pietkiewicz, Edgar Kolesnik and Adrian Stanculescu to partner.

Pietkiewicz joined Abris in 2015 and previously served as operations director and chief compliance officer.

She is responsible for operational, legal and compliance matters as well as the administration of the firm’s Polish, Romanian, Luxembourg and Cypriot operations.

Investment director Kolesnik is focused on industrial, consumer retail, financial services and infrastructure sectors in the Poland and the Baltics.

Based in the Bucharest office, Stanculescu has been head of Abris Romania since 2018.

Both, Kolesnik and Stanculescu joined the private equity firm in 2014.

Abris Capital managing partner Paweł Gierynski said, “These nominations recognize the vital role Paulina, Edgar and Adrian have played in the continued growth and development of Abris in recent years.

“Paulina has stewarded the operations and compliance side of our business with great expertise, while Edgar and Adrian have demonstrated their credentials through successful leadership in important transactions.

“I take great pleasure in announcing these appointments, as I have had the opportunity to work closely with all three professionals and know they are well prepared for this new challenge.”

Abris raised €500m of commitments for its third flagship vehicle in the Autumn of 2017.

The firm recently agreed to pick up a majority stake in Romanian building management tech provider Global Technical Group.

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