Monday, 30 March 2015
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Oct 5 2007 | 11:23am ET
Mid-market private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners has appointed as a vice-president Braam Verster. He was previously an associate principal in the London private equity practice of McKinsey & Co., working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies across Europe, the U.S. and Africa.
“Reflecting our growth plans, we are significantly expanding our team of investment professionals,” said Daan Knottenbelt, a partner and member of Palamon Capital Partner's operating committee. “We are very pleased to be attracting candidates of Braam's quality and are delighted to welcome him to Palamon.”
Palamon's investment team, based in its London headquarters, comprises 12 investment professionals from eight countries and targets mid-market investment opportunities across the continent. The firm has € 1.1 billion (US$1.5 billion) in equity under management and is currently investing its second pan-European fund, Palamon European Equity II, which is nearly 40% committed.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…