Wednesday, June 12, 2024

AFI people moves round-up: Week ending 10 February

The week’s top people moves headlines in alternative asset management, from public sources and AFI analysis of regulatory filings. (Pro and Executive members can get daily updates here).

Carlyle names new CEO

Private equity giant Carlyle has appointed Goldman Sachs veteran Harvey Schwartz as CEO. He had been co-president and co-COO at Goldman and takes over from co-founder Bill Conway at the Washington-based firm.

General Industrial Partners hires ops exec

Ops professional Amy Gilliland has joined General Industrial Partners, the new short-focused tie-up starting in London. She previously worked at Curam Capital, Athos Capital and Boyer Allan. According to a 10 February filing, she has compliance responsibilities.

The founder of New York-based Gotham City Research, Dan Yu, and Cyrus De Weck, behind Portsea Asset Management in London, have teamed up to start GIP.

See regulatory changes from this week on the AFI Decision-Makers Tracker

Pine River hires Crum as PM

Pine River Capital Management, the relative value specialist, hired Conan Crum as a PM at the start of February. He will focus on US and UK relative value inflation strategies and work closely with Matthew Abroe, who oversees all of Pine River’s inflation strategies.

Crum is based in Pine River’s Minnetonka office. He previously worked at Garda Capital Partners (formerly Black River Asset Management) and BlackRock.

Pretium hires in business development

US real estate specialist Pretium, which manages more than $50bn, has appointed Emily Stecher as managing director and COO of its business development team. She will be responsible for bolstering the firm’s product and strategy creation, as well as optimising client engagement efforts in this new role, the firm said.

Sussex strengthens Japan focus

Alternatives specialist Sussex Partners has hired Kanji Kikuchi from Credit Suisse Securities in Tokyo to boost its outreach in Japan.

The global investment advisory firm named Kikuchi, who was head of fund solutions for the firm’s private banking clients, as a partner. He has almost 30 years’ experience of the Japanese investment market.

Mubadala hires from Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has lost Silvia Biscaldi, a managing director in alternative equity products, to Mubadala Investment Company. She is now a growth investor at the sovereign wealth fund, FN reported.

See all the regulatory changes from this week on the AFI Decision-Makers Tracker