Monday, 20 October 2014
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Nov 6 2007 | 9:37am ET
Gresham Private Equity, the U.K.-based mid-market private equity firm, has appointed James Slipper as a partner. He will be based in the firm’s London office when he joins the firm on Dec. 3.
Slipper is currently a director at Deloitte & Touche, where he is responsible for the transaction services team that has worked with Gresham on its financial due diligence for the past three years. “We are delighted to have recruited James to our investment team,” said Paul Marson-Smith, managing partner. “His analytical skills and ability to get quickly to the heart of what matters will be invaluable to us when evaluating possible buy-out opportunities and during the deal process.”
Gresham invests in U.K. mid-market deals typically valued up to £100 million in the business & support services, consumer, financial services, healthcare/pharmaceuticals and industrial products sectors.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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