Coller ex-partner joins Monomoy as head of IR

Ashley Johansen, who led the secondaries firm's fundraising team for three years, has joined the mid-market buyout firm after a brief stint at Irving Place Capital.

Coller Capital's former head of capital raising and investor relations Ashley Johansen has joined Monomoy Capital Partners, Private Equity International has learned.

Johansen, formerly a partner at secondaries firm Coller Capital, joined the New York-based private equity firm as head of investor relations and fundraising, according to an email from Johansen seen by PEI. Johansen spent nine months at mid-market firm Irving Place Capital where she served as senior advisor between March and December 2016, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Prior to Irving Place, Johansen was the head of capital raising and investor relations at Coller for two and a half years. Earlier in her career, she had also worked as principal, investor solutions at AlpInvest Partners.

Monomoy, which targets buyout opportunities in consumer and industrial sectors in North America, is currently investing its third fund, 2015-vintage Monomoy Capital Partners III, which closed on $767 million against a $650 million target in June.

The firm manages over $1.5 billion of committed capital and has executed more than 40 middle-market transactions in its 11-year history.