Morgan Stanley Names New Head European P.E.

Jul 24 2007 | 10:17am ET

Morgan Stanley has named Graham Keniston-Cooper to lead its private equity business in Europe. Keniston-Cooper will be responsible for building a London-based team and establishing the firm’s European p.e. business for third-party investors. He will focus on direct investments, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and fund investments in Europe, and will report to Stephen Trevor and Alan Jones, global co-heads of Morgan Stanley’s p.e. business.

Keniston-Cooper was most recently at Lazard European Private Equity Partners where he served as a managing partner responsible for setting up and managing Lazard’s pan-European p.e. business. Prior to joining Lazard, he was a partner and Director of Cinven for 11 years where he was involved in all aspects of p.e. activities and led transactions across a range of sectors and geographies with a particular focus on consumer related businesses.

“We are pleased that Graham will be leading the development of our private equity business in Europe,” said Owen Thomas, president of Morgan Stanley Investment Management. “As we continue to grow our private equity business, we are focused on assembling a team of top talent from both inside and outside Morgan Stanley who can utilize the full resources and capabilities of the Firm to create industry-leading private equity products for our clients.”


In Depth

Whisky Business: The Ultimate Liquid Alternative Investment

Sep 15 2014 | 7:02am ET

David Robertson knows his single-malt whisky—he was the Master Distiller at the...

Lifestyle

Hedgies Rock Out For Children's Charity

Sep 15 2014 | 8:40am ET

It's that time of year again—when hedgies trade in their spreadsheets for guitars...

Guest Contributor

Volkered: How Financial Sector Reforms are Creating Opportunities for Hedge Funds

Sep 16 2014 | 11:28am ET

New regulations have dramatically curtailed proprietary trading activity in investment...

 

Editor's Note

    Get A Sneak Peak Of The Alpha Pages

    Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET

    As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…

 

Futures Magazine

July/August 2014 Cover

In search of the ‘new normal’ at the Fed

The Federal Reserve keeps baby-stepping toward a “normalization” of monetary policy. But just what is normal?

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

The Alpha Pages Interview: Senator Rand Paul

Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.