NBGI Appoints New Director, Investment Manager

Jun 18 2007 | 11:02am ET

NBGI Private Equity has appointed Joseph Bergin as director, based in London. Bergin will be involved in all aspects of the firm's investment activities, including deal origination, execution, portfolio management and exit. He joins NBGI Private Equity from Octopus Asset Management, where he was director for their VCT funds.

The firm also recently appointed Belinda Berkeley as an investment manager.  Previously, Berkeley worked at BDO Stoy Hayward in the lead advisory team, advising on a range of management buy-out and development capital transactions, particularly within the retail sector. 

NBGI Private Equity launched in 2000 with a €100 million ($133.9 million) fund and is focused on traditional economy companies.  It invests £2 million (US$4 million) to £15 million (US$29.6 million) of equity, principally into buy-outs and buy-ins but also development capital and turnarounds with transaction values of £5 (US$9.9 million) to £50 million (US$98.8 million).

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