BVCA appoints former Lib Dem minister as new director general

While an MP, Michael Moore held roles including secretary of state for Scotland and European business adviser to the deputy prime minister.

BDO adds Steve Carr to corporate finance team

Carr joins BDO from Lloyds. He worked in various roles here for nearly twenty years and became a specialist in private equity debt.

Activa appoints Alexandre Chollet as CFO

New chief financial officer Chollet joins Activa Capital from Naxicap Partners and has also spent time at Qualium Investissement.

Women in private equity body Level 20 launches in Spain

Nexxus Iberia managing partner Maite Ballester will lead Level 20 in Spain. Its founding follows launches in Germany and the Netherlands.

Kartesia recruits Giuseppe Mirante as head of credit opportunities

Mirante joins Kartesia from H.I.G. Bayside. He will open the firm's second German office in Munich.

Macfarlanes appoints two private equity specialists to partnership

Law firm Macfarlanes has named M&A lawyers Adam Campbell and Stephen Pike as partners.

Stonehage Fleming expands private equity team

Family office Stonehage Fleming has recruited Meiping Yap as director and James Jefferson as senior associate.

Nearly half of continental European GPs say firm lacks succession plan

Confidence in succession planning is declining across the private equity industry globally, according to a new survey from Investec.

Maximilian Zimmerer joins board of Deutsche Beteiligungs

Zimmerer has held various executive board positions since 2000, including being the board member responsible for Allianz's private equity business.
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HQ Capital reshuffles management team

Bernd Türk joins the Germany-headed asset manager as current chief executive officer and chief operating officer Georg Wunderlin steps down.