Neuberger Berman Private Equity has appointed Philipp Patschkowski as a principal in the European business.

He will be based in London and will report to Joana Rocha Scaff, head of its European private equity team.

Patschkowski joins from Coller Capital where he worked for more than eight years, most recently as a principal.

At Coller Capital he was responsible for originating and executing secondary and strategic primary fund investments and co-investments and leading fundraising activities particularly in the DACH region.

He previously held investment banking roles at UBS and Sal. Oppenheim, covering the communications, media and technology sectors.

“With approximately 20 per cent of our global committed capital now coming from our European client base we are delighted to welcome Philipp to the team to further enhance our European capabilities,” Scaff said.