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On the Move: May 2024 Hires and Promotions

Investment banks, private equity firms, advisors and others announce new hires and promotions

On the Move: May 2024 Hires and Promotions
Goldman Sachs: Kerry Burke and Eddie Rubin

Goldman Sachs has reportedly hired two investment bankers from industry rivals, according to Reuters reports this month. The firm hired Kerry Burke from Evercore and Eddie Rubin from Lazard. Burke focused on retail and apparel, while Rubin specializes in digital infrastructure. Reuters said the new hires will support Goldman Sachs’ efforts to broaden its advisory services in the middle market. “Our people who are doing middle-market deals are excited about the entrepreneurial aspect of the business—they deal with family-owned businesses, founder-run businesses, sponsor portfolio companies and companies that are growing rapidly,” Goldman Partner David. Friedland said. “This is all highly attractive business for GS.”

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Centri Business Consulting: Kevin Dadey

Accounting and advisory firm Centri Business Consulting announced this month the hiring of Kevin Dadey as its newest managing director and healthcare practice leader, according to a press release provided to Middle Market Growth. Dadey brings more than 25 years of experience to Centri and will support its healthcare clients that include academic medical centers, integrated health systems, community hospitals, physician groups, private equity-backed portfolio companies and others. He most recently served as Director of Finance and CEO in-waiting for a community health system, according to a press release. 

HCAP Partners: Jessica Kim, Ben Consoli and Chenjing Wang

HCAP Partners, a private equity firm and impact investor based in California, announced the promotions of Jessica Kim and Ben Consoli, both to vice president. The firm also announced the hiring of Chenjing Wang, who is joining its investment team.

Kim first joined the firm as an Impact Capital Managers Mosaic Fellow, and later joined its investment team as a senior associate. She joined from Morgan Stanley.

Consoli spent five years with CVF Capital Partners prior to joining HCAP. There, he specialized in business services, technology, manufacturing and healthcare.

Wang joins HCAP from the credit team on Morgan Stanley and brings his background in credit and underwriting to the firm.

Clarion Capital Partners: Jeff Sipos

Clarion Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager with Private Equity and Structured Credit business segments, has named Jeff Sipos as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer. He is rejoining the firm from Ascot Group where he served as general counsel and corporate secretary of North America. But he also served at Clarion from 2011 to 2015. He brings more than two decades of experience in the insurance, finance and legal industries, overseeing acquisitions, divestitures, litigation and other high-impact areas.

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BayPine: Migo Terjanian

BayPine, a private investment firm targeting digital transformation, announced Migo Terjanian has been appointed as partner and head of Investor Relations. In the role he will lead BayPine’s fundraising initiatives and expand relationships with the institutional investment community. He brings more than two decades of experience in capital raising, fund formation and strategy, and relationship management to BayPine. He most recently served as managing director, Investor Relations at BC Partners, the announcement noted.

RF Investment Partners: James Bishop and Daniel Kim

RF Investment Partners, which invests in lower middle-market software businesses, is expanding with the launch of a new office in Charlotte, its fourth U.S.-based office. To support the growth, the firm announced James Bishop as director and Daniel Kim as associate. “Their distinguished backgrounds in software bring specialized knowledge to the table that will serve as a cornerstone in our sector-focused strategy,” said Peter Rothschild, RF managing partner, in a statement. Bishop will lead the Charlotte office and strengthen its software investing effort, while Kim will focus on evaluating new investment opportunities, due diligence and portfolio company monitoring.

Blue Wolf Capital: William MacColl

Middle-market private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners has named William MacColl as director of investor relations, according to a press release this month. He joins the firm from IK Partners, a European private equity firm where he served as director of North America investor relations. In a statement, MacColl pointed to the firm’s “people, their approach towards building high performing companies in industries they know well, and their track record of providing stable, superior returns for investors” as attractive characteristics of Blue Wolf.

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Fengate Asset Management: Luke Henderson

Luke Henderson has been appointed managing director, Investor Relations and Capital Formation at alternative investment manager Fengate Asset Management. A press release said Henderson will support the firm’s expansion in the U.S. by building out its networks of investors and investor consultants. He marks Fengate’s second capital formation hire in the U.S. He brings 15 years of experience in capital formation to the firm, most recently serving at BlackRock where he drove fundraising efforts within the private infrastructure and real estate sectors.

Nuveen Private Capital: Marc Gonyea and Chris Davis

Nuveen Private Capital has named two new managing directors for its asset management companies, Churchill Asset Management and Arcmont Asset Management. Marc Gonyea will join Churchill in its New York office, bringing 25 years of experience in business development. He previously served at Alcentra. Davis will be based in San Francisco and brings two decades of experience in fundraising, most recently at Barings. A press release noted that his addition to the firm strengthens Nuveen’s presence in California. Nuveen formed in March of 2023 following its acquisition of Arcmont and combination with Churchill.




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