French private equity firm Siparex Group has hired Jérôme Burtin as a managing partner.
Burtin previously worked at Coopers & Lybrand Corporate Recovery France, where he serviced for 15 years including nine as senior manager and partner.
He has also served as development sales and marketing director of Norbert Dentressangle’s transport division.
Earlier this year Siparex closed its third mid-market fund on €200m, beating its initial target of €150m.
MidMarket III was launched in June 2012, and hit a first closing of €90m in September that year after only four months on the road.
Previously the firm raised €245m raised in 2011- to 2012 for Siparex MidCap II and Siparex MidMarket III, its two FCPR (Fonds Communs de Placement à Risque) vehicles.
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