Gemspring Staffs Up

Gemspring Staffs Up

Middle-market private equity firm Gemspring Capital has added to its investment team with the hirings of Michael Fan, Brad Liff, and Jack Tucker. Mr. Fan joins Gemspring as a principal and he will be active sourcing and executing transactions in the software sector. He comes to Gemspring after three years at New York City-based Rubicon […]

Alvarez & Marsal Adds Aerospace and Defense Pro

Alvarez & Marsal Adds Aerospace and Defense Pro

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has added James Marceau as a managing director in its private equity performance improvement group. Mr. Marceau will be active within A&M’s aerospace, defense and aviation practice and will be based in the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Marceau has more than 25 years of experience advising US and foreign governments and […]

HKW Adds Deal Generation Pro

HKW Adds Deal Generation Pro

Indianapolis-based HKW has added Lilly Green to its team as Vice President of Deal Generation. Ms. Green will be based in HKW’s New York City office. At HKW, Ms. Green will be active sourcing new transactions in the business services, health & wellness, and technology sectors. Before joining HKW, Ms. Green was with Welsh, Carson, […]

Z Capital Adds Corporate Development Pro

Z Capital Adds Corporate Development Pro

Z Capital Group (ZCG) has added Laura Krivec to its team as Director of Corporate Development. Ms. Krivec will be active with project management, developing new and existing relationships with pension consultants, private wealth platforms and fund placement groups, as well as coordinating all outreach to current and prospective investors. Prior to joining ZCG, Ms. […]

New Associate at Tonka Bay

New Associate at Tonka Bay

Tonka Bay Equity has hired Zach Huston as an investment associate. In his new role, Mr. Huston will be actively supporting the investment activities of the firm. Before coming over to Tonka Bay, Mr. Huston was a manager in the transaction advisory practice of Ernst & Young where he performed both buy-side and sell-side financial […]

KKR Partners Up with Danaher Executive

KKR Partners Up with Danaher Executive

KKR has partnered with William “Dan” Daniel to seek and acquire industrial business headquartered in the United States. Mr. Daniel was the executive vice president of Danaher from 2008 through March 2020. Danaher designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services used in the life sciences, diagnostics, and environmental sectors. The […]

Succession Plan Initiated at Levine Leichtman

Succession Plan Initiated at Levine Leichtman

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has announced a management succession plan that names Matthew Frankel and Michael Weinberg as managing partners. LLCP was founded in 1984 and its co-founders – Arthur Levine and Lauren Leichtman – will remain with the firm as co-chairpersons of its executive and investment committees. In their new roles, Messrs. Frankel […]

New Principal at HCAP

New Principal at HCAP

San Diego-headquartered HCAP Partners has promoted Bhairvee Shavdia to principal. Ms. Shavdia joined HCAP Partners in 2015 and has been active in building and implementing the firm’s impact investing methodology that supports the creation of jobs that provide both economic opportunity and health and wellness. According to HCAP, most of the capital that it invests […]

New Head of PE Services at Grant Thornton

New Head of PE Services at Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has named Carlos Ferreira as its national managing partner for private equity beginning on August 1, 2020. Mr. Ferreira retains his position as the global co-leader for transaction advisory services at Grant Thornton. Mr. Ferreira succeeds Doug Gawrych, who will retire at the end of this fiscal year in accordance with Grant Thornton’s […]

Ontario Teachers Names New Director of Equities

Ontario Teachers Names New Director of Equities

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board has named Karen Frank as its new senior managing director of equities. Beginning in Fall 2020, Ms. Frank will lead the group’s equities department and will report to Chief Investment Officer Ziad Hindo. She will be based in Ontario Teachers’ London, UK office. Ms. Frank will succeed the current head […]