Saturday, 18 April 2015
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Apr 25 2008 | 10:57am ET
San Francisco- and New York-based private equity firm Paine & Partners has hired Bjarni Ármannsson and Frank Reite as operating directors focusing on opportunities in the Nordic region, with an emphasis on the seafood, energy and financial services industries.
“Our relationship with Frank began 10 years ago when he was an executive in the seafood industry at Aker, and continued through his tenure at Glitnir Bank,” said Dexter Paine, founding partner of Paine & Partners. “Bjarni was named CEO of Glitnir, one of Iceland's largest banks, at the age of 31 and served in that role for over seven years. Frank's and Bjarni's experience and vast knowledge base will help us expand our investments in a new and exciting direction and capture additional opportunities in Europe and the Nordics that represents new markets with growth opportunities for Paine & Partners.”
Paine & Partners is currently investing its $1.2 billion Capital Fund III, raised last year.
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…