Leach Leaves Blackstone Placement Agent

Mar 12 2012 | 12:25pm ET

The Blackstone Group's placement agency has lost another top executive in London.

Chris Leach is leaving—or has already left—Park Hill Group, Financial News reports. A managing partner at the firm, he covered fund distribution, joining in 2007 from UBS with Justin Bower to co-head its London office.

Bower left Park Hill in 2010 to launch FirstPoint Equity.

Leach was head of UBS' private equity fund group before his exit for Park Hill.


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