Warburg Pincus hires Jacques Aigrain as senior advisor


Jacques AigrainPrivate equity firm Warburg Pincus has added experienced financial services executive Jacques Aigrain to its team as a senior advisor.

Aigrain, pictured, currently serves as chairman of global clearing house LCH Clearnet Group and is also a non-executive director of the London Stock Exchange Group, Lyondell Basell, Lufthansa and WPP.

Since its inception, Warburg has invested more than $6bn in the financial services sector around the globe including $3.5bn since 2008.

Head of European Financial Services for Warburg Pincus said, “There will likely be a range of opportunities for investment in the financial services sector in Europe during the coming years, both within and outside the Eurozone countries.

“With over thirty years of financial services investment experience, our firm is well placed to address these opportunities, some of which will involve partnering with leading European financial institutions as they seek to restructure and raise capital for their organisations.

“I look forward to working with Jacques as we expand our financial services investing activities across Europe.”

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