Commonfund Taps Schmitter To Head PE Research

May 1 2014 | 10:21am ET

Institutional money manager Commonfund has tapped Miriam E. Schmitter as a director of its Commonfund Capital subsidiary.

Schmitter, who will be based in the organization's London investment office and report to managing director Mark C. Hoeing, will focus on research and investments in private equity, venture capital and natural resources. 

Prior to joining Commonfund, Schmitter was managing director, head of international private equity research for the investment consulting firm Cambridge Associates in London. She started with Cambridge in Boston in 2005, responsible for private equity due diligence and research. Before that, she was investment manager, private equity fund investments for Allianz Private Equity Partners in New York and Munich and before that, she was an investment professional at DB Capital Partners/DB Investors, private equity investment units of Deutsche Bank  in Frankfurt and served as a consultant for Deloitte & Touche.

"We are most fortunate to have someone with Miriam's global private capital experience join our team," said Donald T. Pascal, Commonfund Capital president, in a statement. "She expands our global investment team's depth as we further build portfolios of primary funds, co-investments and targeted secondary investment opportunities for our clients. Miriam is an experienced professional and terrific addition to our team."

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